Cazoo, the UK-based vehicle rental and buying platform, recently announced they have brought aboard three new hires as major additions to the company from Tesla, Manheim, and AutoTrader.
Having raised over £30 million at the end of last year, the online used car buying platform soon to be launched by Zoopla founder Alex Chesterman, has already built a team of over 50 people based in Euston, Central London, and has plans to launch by the end of this year.
Now that team has been further bolstered with the arrival of automotive sector expertise in the form of former Auto Trader UK sales director Kevin Harding, Tesla's former general manager for remarketing, Tony Long, and Manheim's former Manheim Vehicle Solutions Director, Bryan Stringer.
Harding has been appointed pricing director at Cazoo after several years in senior positions at AutoTrader, including UK sales director to more recently being responsible for monetising and scaling AutoTrader’s data and insight solutions.
Long brings 15 years of experience across procurement, in-life services, financial services and remarketing. He joins Cazoo as Operations Director.
Bryan Stringer joins from Manheim and brings with him 30 years of industry experience with senior board roles at ING and Alphabet. He joins Cazoo as head of operations.
Cazoo’s Chief Commercial Officer, Paul Whitehead, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Kevin, Tony and Bryan to the Cazoo team.
"They are joining at a very exciting time and their experience will be invaluable as we rapidly build out our teams and operations ahead of our launch.”
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