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  • City Auction Group takes on new business development manager

    Thursday, October 11, 2018

    The City Auction Group has taken on Emma Woodward as new business development manager for its site at Rockingham in Northamptonshire.
    She joins from Aston Barclay, where she oversaw dealer group relationships. Prior to that Woodward was a manufacturer buyer development executive at British Car Auctions.

  • MotorVise (Automotive) Ltd appoint Andy Drinkel as Head of Dealer Sales.

    Tuesday, October 9, 2018

    MotorVise (Automotive) Ltd have announced further expansion with the appointment of Andy Drinkel as Head of Dealer Sales.
    The automotive retail services company for dealerships and manufacturers is famous for the QR Code Event, recruitment days, innovative software and their off the shelf and bespoke Training Academy.

  • Peugeot UK appoints new marketing director

    Monday, October 8, 2018

    Peugeot has appointed Martin Moll as UK marketing director, following the move by Mark Pickles to the groups Free2Move Lease business as commercial director.
    Moll has worked for 20 years in the automotive sector. He has previously held the positions of European marketing director for Nissan in Paris and European marketing director for Honda, based in the UK.

  • Lloyds consolidates Black Horse and Lex Autolease management

    Thursday, October 4, 2018

    Lloyds Banking Group’s Black Horse and Lex Autolease motor businesses will be run under a single combined leadership structure from next month, with Black Horse managing director Richard Jones becoming managing director of Lloyds’ Motor and Leasing division.

  • Vertu appoints ex-Vauxhall retail sales boss as operations director

    Tuesday, October 2, 2018

    Vertu Motors has appointed Leon Caruso as group operations director for the multi-franchise division, incorporating the Peugeot, Hyundai, Toyota and Volvo franchises.
    He joins the company from Vauxhall Motors where he held the position of retail sales director.

  • Vauxhall Motors appoints new retail sales director

    Monday, October 1, 2018

    Stephanie Howson has been appointed as retail sales director for Vauxhall Motors.
    Howson joined Vauxhall in 1994 as an aftersales business analyst and, from 2006, rose through the ranks of sales district manager, regional operations manager, national sales manager, marketing programmes manager and currently national major group manager.

  • Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has appointed Rob Holdcroft

    Tuesday, September 25, 2018

    Rob Holdcroft has been appointed to the role of National Sales Manager for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, replacing Iain Montgomery who has left the brand.

  • Citroen MD appoints dealer performance manager and seeks new partners

    Friday, September 21, 2018

    Citroen managing director Karl Howkins has taken on a network performance manager and is looking for new dealer group partners, but told Motor Trader he’s working to improve relations with existing dealers.
    Howkins described Citroen’s most recent NFDA dealer attitude survey performance as “absolutely horrendous.”

  • The Lead Agency has appointed Chris Gawor as its new head of agency partnerships.

    Wednesday, September 19, 2018

    The Lead Agency has appointed Auto Trader’s former agency sales director Chris Gawor as its new head of agency partnerships.
    Gawor, who arrives with 20 years of media sales experience, will be responsible for developing strategies that grow and develop its relationships with key media partners to drive TLA’s success in approved used, fleet and business and commercial.

  • Group Lotus has appointed director Phil Popham

    Wednesday, September 19, 2018

    Group Lotus has appointed former Sunseeker International chief executive and Jaguar Land Rover director Phil Popham as its new senior vice-president of commercial operations.