Carsite.co.uk, the online retailer of ex-fleet cars, has appointed Sir Trevor Chinn as chairman.
Chinn has also become an investor in carsite.co.uk.
Sir Trevor’s career began with Lex Service which became RAC, following its acquisition in 1999.
He is currently a senior adviser to CVC Capital Partners, chairman of ITIS and Streetcar. He is also chairman of the Mayor’s Fund for London and chair of the Government’s Motorists’ Forum.
Sir Trevor said: “Carsite.co.uk is at the forefront of a dynamic shift in the used car market from forecourt to online.
“The developing landscape and technological capabilities of the internet continue to create exciting new business opportunities for this sector.”
Carsite.co.uk managing director, Douglas Rotberg, said: “It goes without saying, Sir Trevor’s vast experience and understanding of both sides of our business will prove invaluable as we mature the Carsite brand.
"We have embarked on a significant new chapter in 2010 and Sir Trevor’s arrival helps signal our direction and intent."