Keith Stanton – Vice President and Chief Manufacturing Operations Officer, Aston Martin Lagonda.

Keith joined Aston Martin in 2007 taking on the role of Manufacturing Director, responsible for all manufacturing and production activities at the company. In 2016, Keith added all Purchasing and Supply Chain responsibilities under the title of Chief Manufacturing Operations Officer.

Prior to joining Aston Martin, Keith worked at Ford Motor Company, which he joined in 1983 as an Electrical Technician and Robotics Engineer, progressing quickly to hold a number of senior positions across Europe, the last being Plant Director of the Ford Transit Assembly Plant in Southampton.

Born in 1960, Keith started work as a Technical Apprentice studying electrical engineering for the Ministry of Defence at Chatham Naval Base. He spent five years on nuclear submarines and obtained a HND in Electrical Engineering. He also graduated from London Business School with an MBA in 2002.