He will oversee the integration of the recently-announced Maranello Sales Ltd business into Inchcape Retail which comes into effect from the beginning of the month.
Hazelwood has been with Inchcape since 1997 and has held a number of senior positions including managing director of Mazda France, head of Inchcape UK Retail and chief executive officer for Inchcape UK.
Graeme Potts, managing director, Inchcape UK and Europe, says: "Robert has a first class record at Inchcape and is held in very high regard by his colleagues and peers within the industry. I would like to thank him for his outstanding contribution. We are extremely sorry to lose him and wish him every future success."