Cox Automotive Europe has appointed Stuart Perham to the role of Chief Information Officer.
Stuart joins from Rivus Fleet Solutions, where he served as Chief Technology and Information Officer. His experience also includes technology leadership roles with Kia Europe, Inchcape Fleet Solutions and BCA Marketplace.
He will report to Mitch Gersten, Chief Information Officer for Cox Automotive Global, with a dotted line to Martin Forbes, President of Cox Automotive International. He will also join Martin’s European Leadership team.
Martin Forbes comments: “As we continue to evolve and transform our digital capabilities, products and services, it’s essential we have a proven, visionary and experienced leader at the helm. Stuart has extensive experience in leading large technology teams, change management, software development, and commercialising digital and data services. He is a fantastic addition to our European leadership team and I’m excited about where he will take our business in the coming months and years.”
Stuart Perham comments: “I’ve spent most of my career in automotive and Cox Automotive is one of those businesses I’ve always had my eye on. It’s one of the global giants of the automotive sector and partner to most major manufacturers, fleet operators and retailers. As well as providing some of the sector’s leading software solutions, technology touches every aspect of the business and is playing an increasingly important role in service delivery. Plus, there are tremendous opportunities around the data we capture. I’m very happy to be here and looking forward to making my mark.”