CitNOW has recruited BMW UK’s Ollie Parsons, as its new UK Head of Sales and Client Services. He replaces Sarah Sylvester who has been promoted to Head of Business Development.
Ollie, a technology specialist, has over ten years experience with vehicle manufacturers, including BMW where he was most recently General Manager of Aftersales Strategy and Planning. Ollie new role will see him responsible for maintaining the momentum of UK sales and client retention at CitNOW, as well as managing the firm’s field-based Product Experts and Account Managers.
Ollie commented, “Having followed CitNOW for a number of years from a manufacturer’s perspective, it’s clear to see how technology is changing the way we buy, sell and maintain our cars. Being on the frontline of driving that change is a hugely exciting prospect and a natural next step.”
Gordon Grant, Global Sales Director at CitNOW added, “Having Ollie on board will bolster our ambitious growth plans here in our home market, which in turn will enable us to put more focus and energy into the ever-growing global opportunity.
“Ollie joins at a particularly poignant time, not only because the business is growing but the technology remit is expanding and he will play a key role in introducing our newest product – Web Video & Smart Image – to retailers in the coming months.”
CitNOW is established in 39 countries and is among the top 20% of the fastest growing companies in Europe, according to the latest Financial Times FT1000 listings.