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Cazoo appoints new European CEO
Automotive distributor Cazoo has announced the appointment of Abhishek Roy as European Managing Director.
He will be responsible for launching Cazoo across Europe and will help develop the current team in the current months as they execute their European expansion with a planned launch in France and Germany before the end of this year. , did he declare.
Roy is a digital executive with 15 years of management experience in European consumer technology companies.
He recently led the sale of the Nordic e-commerce platforms of Ebay, Den Bla Avis and BilBasen, where he was Managing Director of the Schibsted Media Group.
He was also a product manager at the German automotive market mobile.de, where he helped grow the company, Cazoo said.
He also held several strategic and operational positions at eBay Europe and started his career as an analyst for Oliver Wyman.
Alex Chesterman, Founder and CEO of Cazoo, said: “His experience in European automotive markets and his understanding of the importance of creating and delivering exceptional customer experiences is a perfect fit for us as we seek to grow our team and offer the best. car buying and selling experience for consumers across Europe.
Roy will report to the group’s COO, Paul Whitehead.
XPO Logistics appoints Christine Robinne as head of European technology
XPO Logistics has announced the appointment of Christine Robinne to lead the company’s technology organization and digital strategy in Europe.
She will report to Luis Gomez, President – Europe, and Mario Harik, Chief Information Officer of XPO.
Robinne joins XPO from Heineken International, where she recently led the digitization of Heineken’s operations in Europe as Director of Transformation and Technology.
Previously, she was Director of Information Technology for Heineken for Europe and Director of Information for France.
She started her career at Quaker Oats (France) as a programmer and project manager.
Luis Gomez, Luis Gomez, President – Europe at XPO Logistics, said: “Christine is a seasoned technology manager who will ensure that our customers and operators take full advantage of our innovation, especially our digital management capabilities. freight and our productivity tools.
“Our technology initiatives are in excellent hands with Christine and her talented team.”
Fleet Evolution Expands Salary Sacrifices and Fleet Management Teams
Fleet Evolution, a provider of electric vehicle (EV) rental and wage sacrifices, has expanded its teams in its wage sacrifice operation and recently launched the fleet management division, Mercia Fleet Management.
Jordan Walker joins the operations team to help manage insurance solutions for Fleet Evolution customers who sacrifice their pay, while Katie Whitfield has been appointed Engagement Specialist to process pay sacrifice car requests.
Natasha Jones has been appointed Order Administrator to manage electric car orders, and Caitlin Rees joins as operations manager on the customer vehicles team.
Kadi Douglas was recruited into the new Mercia Fleet Management division after obtaining qualifications in business and corporate management.
Emily Ballinger has been promoted to office manager to manage office colleagues as employees transition to more flexible work models, he said.
Andrew Leech, Managing Director of Fleet Evolution, said: “We have seen a tremendous increase in demands for new electric vehicles, especially through our payroll sacrifice programs, which has resulted in the hiring of more staff to do this. in the face of demand.
“Our approach, at a time when recruitment is proving to be a major issue for many companies, is not necessarily to seek experienced people in the industry but to grow and develop new beginners and provide them with training. required to prepare them for today’s dynamic wage sacrifice. and fleet management markets.