25 Sep 23

Cox Automotive appoints Stuart Perham to European CIO role

Cox Automotive appoints Stuart Perham to European CIO role

Cox Automotive Europe has appointed Stuart Perham as Chief Information Officer.

Stuart joins from Rivus Fleet Solutions, where he served as Chief Technology and Information Officer. His experience includes technology leadership roles with Kia Europe, Inchcape Fleet Solutions and BCA Marketplace.

He will report to Mitch Gersten, Chief Information Officer for Cox Automotive Global, with a dotted line to Martin Forbes, President of Cox Automotive International. He will also join Martin’s European Leadership team. 

Data brings exciting new opportunities

Remarking on Perham’s appointment, Martin Forbes said: “Stuart has extensive experience in leading large technology teams, change management, software development, and commercialising digital and data services. He is a fantastic addition to our European leadership team and I’m excited about where he will take our business in the coming months and years.”

Perham commented: “I’ve spent most of my career in automotive and Cox Automotive is one of those businesses I’ve always had my eye on. It’s one of the global giants of the sector and partner to most major manufacturers, fleet operators and retailers. Plus, there are tremendous opportunities around the data we capture. I’m very happy to be here and looking forward to making my mark.”

Image: Stuart Perham, new CIO at Cox Automotive Europe

Authored by: Alison Pittaway