Coline McConville is joining the board of car dealer group Inchcape.
McConville, a former chief executive of Clear Channel International, will join as a non-executive director on June 1.
Inchcape chairman Ken Hanna said: "Her global experience across many industries will be of great benefit to us and I welcome Coline to the board."
At Clear Channel International she was responsible for the non-US operations with reporting responsibilities spanning Europe, Asia and Africa.
She began her career in management consultancy, working with both McKinsey & Co in London and the LEK Partnership in Munich. She is a law graduate with an MBA from Harvard.
Her other non-executive director positions are at TUI Travel plc, Wembley National Stadium and UTV Media plc.