Cartime appoints new finance and operations head

By automotive-mag.com 2 Min Read

Cartime, Bury

North West used dealer group Cartime has appointed a new group head of finance and operational strategy and launched recruitment drive.

Dan Chippendale joins Cartime after eight years with Hippo Motor Group where he played a pivotal role in the business’s rapid expansion and success.

He will lead the finance strategy and overhaul operations to streamline and digitalise processes and improve efficiencies.

He will also oversee investment into new technology, equipment and premises.

Cartime launched in 2012 by entrepreneur Matt Kay, has showrooms in Bury and Rochdale.

The group is recruiting for 10 new positions across its team including sales representatives, technicians, a preparation manager and senior marketing manager.

Kay said: “We are entering a transformative time for the business. The next 12 months will see Cartime catapult to the next level and we are investing heavily and growing a team of talented and ambitious people to help us fulfil our goals.

“Dan has an unrivalled knowledge of the motor industry and his reputation speaks for itself. There is no doubt his appointment will be crucial in our ongoing success.

Chippendale said: “Cartime is an absolutely fantastic success story and it’s a privilege to be part of the team. Working with a business that is willing to invest and embrace change is always refreshing.

“After achieving phenomenal growth over the years, now is the time to move the brand beyond the North West and increase its appeal and brand awareness amongst a national audience.”

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