Doug Betts joins J.D. Power as Senior Vice President, Global Automotive.
Veteran automotive and technology executive, Doug Betts, has been named senior vice president of global automotive operations at J.D. Power, and will be responsible for for leading the strategy and operations for J.D. Power’s entire automotive division, which includes the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Betts joins J.D. Power from Apple. Prior to Apple, Betts held senior executive roles at FCA-Chrysler Automobiles, Nissan Motor Corp, and Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Indiana.
“Doug is an industry leader with a deep understanding of quality and design issues who also has first-hand experience with the disruptive forces reshaping the automotive industry,” said Finbarr O’Neill, president and CEO of J.D. Power. “This is the most important role we have in our automotive division, and with Doug’s leadership we can provide our clients with the knowledge and advice they need to navigate the challenges ahead.”