Forbes heads Cox Automotive International
US-based vehicle remarketing multinational Cox Automotive has promoted Martin Forbes, the CEO of its UK subsidiary, to president of Cox Automotive International. The appointment is effective immediately.
Mr Forbes (pictured) had been CEO of Cox Automotive UK since July 2018. Prior to that, he had a short stint as its COO. He joined the company in 2015, as Managing Director for Cox's retail, media and dealer software business in the UK, and to launch its new data and insight division. Prior to joining Cox Automotive, Forbes held various executive positions in finance and marketing in London.
Mr Forbes will combine his responsibilities as CEO of Cox Automotive UK with his new rol as President of Cox Automotive International, which will entail financial and operational leadership for key markets in Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Brazil – and looking for growth opportunities in China, India and other future markets.