Kate Saxton

Chief Communication Officer

Kate graduated from the University of Bath (England) with a bachelor’s degree in European Studies and Modern Languages. Following her graduation, Kate has built a successful career in communications, PR and public affairs across various automotive brands. Her journey has led to her current role as Chief Communication Officer at HORSE.

2001 – 2002: EU Policy Officer at CBI (Confederation of British Industry, Belgium).

2003 – 2015: Joined Honda Motor Europe as European Public Affairs Manager, progressing through various roles including Sales Manager, CSR and Environment Manager, Corporate Affairs Department Manager, and EMEA Communications and Motorsports Divisional Manager.

2015 – 2021: Served as PR Director at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

2021 – 2023: Held the position of Global Head of External Communications at GKN Automotive.

2023 – Present: Currently serves as Chief Communication Officer at HORSE.



“HORSE’s Communications and Public Affairs team is responsible for building and protecting our reputation as a global innovation partner, creating tailormade powertrain solutions to meet the needs of customers around the world.”

– Kate Saxton, Chief Communication Officer