Remarketing group Manheim has created a new role of chief technology officer with a remit of leading a review of the technology strategy across its UK and mainland Europe business.
IT expert Simon Warrington has filled the role.
He was previously global vice president of IT at packaging company Linpac and, prior to that, was European chief information officer of GE Commercial Finance Fleet Services.
John Bailey, Manheim CEO said: “Manheim is already regarded as an innovative company and we have won many awards in recent years for our use of technology.
"Simon Warrington’s appointment further underlines the degree of priority we continue to give to this area of our business. I am confident that he is the right person to deliver a step change in the way in which we take full advantage of the opportunities that first class technology provides us and also our customers.”