Budapest, Hungary. (March 07, 2016) — NNG LLC – an industry-leading supplier of automotive navigation software, content, and services – has named Giles Shrimpton as CEO, effective March 1, 2016.
Shrimpton brings with him a proven track record of success as a leader in the automotive industry. As NNG goes through a period of exponential growth, he will oversee development and expansion to ensure that the company maintains its role as a leader in the industry.
“I am honored and excited to lead NNG into the future,” said Shrimpton. “Innovative product offerings and strong partnerships are top priorities in today’s ever-evolving automotive infotainment industry, so my focus is on leading the research and execution that our customers need and expect from us. The growth opportunities for NNG are significant, as drivers and OEMs alike are demanding a safer and more enhanced core driving experience. NNG is leading the way in answering that demand, and will continue do so.”
Shrimpton started his career as a software engineer and has held senior positions at Philips, Siemens, Valeo, TomTom, and Mirror Controls. He is a former Executive Board member and Managing Director Automotive for TomTom where he created a fully automotive compliant organization and drove the volume introduction of Connected Navigation and Services. He gained his international experience while working for major automotive suppliers based in the U.K., U.S., France, Netherlands, and China.