Ex-Auto Trader UK directors join Cox Automotive

15 Aug 2016

Darren Sinclair and Jonathan Williams have joined Cox Automotive in new digital roles.

Sinclair will lead Cox Automotive’s digital marketing business. Most recently, he was chief operating officer (COO) of The Property Software Group, a desktop software provider for estate agents.

Darren Sinclair

Darren Sinclair (image from LinkedIn with thanks)

Prior to that, Sinclair spent more than 20 years at Auto Trader, where he held director positions across sales, service, and operations, ultimately becoming digital operations director.

Jonathan Williams

Jonathan Williams (image from LinkedIn with thanks)

Williams joined Cox Automotive to develop new products for Motors.co.uk. Williams’s previous roles include senior positions with Auto Trader U.K., most recently as group marketing director.

Both Sinclair and Williams will report to Martin Forbes, managing director of Cox Automotive U.K.’s retail and media businesses.

Cox Automotive brands include Manheim, Motors.co.uk, NextGear Capital U.K., Dealer Auction and Movex.


Lisa Walls-Hester