Lotus Cars appoints new Director of Legal & Compliance
Hethel, UK – 28 July 2022 Car manufacturer Lotus has announced the appointment of Pui-Yee Tang as its new Director of Legal & Compliance.
Pui-Yee has been the Head of Legal & Compliance since March 2021. This promotion to Director is recognition of her performance as the business transforms from a UK sports car company to a truly global performance car business and brand.
In addition to being responsible for all legal and compliance affairs at Lotus, Pui-Yee leads the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives across the company. She is also the Data Protection Officer at Lotus and an existing member of the Executive management team.
Pui-Yee commented: “Leading the Legal & Compliance team at Lotus is an exciting challenge where every day is different. We are going through a hugely ambitious transition, which means navigating through a wide variety of complex commercial procedures.”
She added: “I’m also proud to lead DEI at Lotus. We are further developing our framework to educate ourselves about how to correct inequities and lead inclusively. I am personally committed to support the company’s roadmap to promote equality.”
Prior to joining Lotus in September 2019, Pui-Yee was a director at a London law firm where her practice focused on complex commercial disputes, cross-border proceedings, class actions and investment activities.
Pui-Yee was admitted to the Bar (Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn) as a barrister in 2010 and she subsequently cross-qualified as a solicitor.
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Lotus Cars is based in Hethel, Norfolk, UK, and is the global HQ for sports car and hypercar manufacturing operations, Lotus Advanced Performance and the iconic 2.2-mile test track. Lotus Cars builds world-class high-performance cars, born out of legendary success on the racetrack including 13 FIA Formula 1 world titles and many other championship honours. In July 2021 Lotus unveiled the all-new Lotus Emira, its last petrol-powered sports car and best-of-breed, and in July 2019 it launched the Evija, the world’s first all-electric British hypercar. Customer deliveries of both cars will begin during 2022. In March 2022 Lotus revealed the Eletre, the world’s first all-electric hyper-SUV. Customer deliveries will begin in 2023. The Lotus Type 135, an all-electric sports car, is currently being designed and engineered at Hethel.
Lotus Engineering provides comprehensive consultancy services to many of the world's OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers. It is internationally recognised for its long-standing contribution to ground-breaking engineering and innovative vehicle development. Its expertise extends beyond automotive; in August 2021 a Lotus Engineering-developed track bike helped Team GB’s cyclists win seven medals, including three golds, at the Tokyo Olympics. An international consultancy with offices around the world, Lotus Engineering is headquartered at the Lotus Advanced Technology Centre on the University of Warwick’s Wellesbourne Campus in the UK.
Lotus Tech is an affiliate company of Group Lotus, established as part of the Vision80 strategy established in 2018. With operational assets across China, the UK and Europe, Lotus Tech is dedicated to delivering smart lifestyle battery electric vehicles (BEVs) such as the Eletre. Lotus Tech is focused on R&D in next-generation automobility technologies such as electrification, digitalisation and more. In addition to the Lotus Eletre, Lotus Tech plans to launch further BEV models including a sports sedan (Type 133) another SUV (Type 134) and more, as Vision80 reaches maturity in 2028.
Group Lotus is either the parent company of or affiliated with the above. In 2017, Geely Holding Group, one of the fastest growing automotive group in the world, acquired a 51% stake in Group Lotus. The other 49% is owned by Etika Automotive, a Malaysian conglomerate.