Cox Automotive appoints Philip Nothard to external relations role

Cox Autmotive L R Michael

Automotive solutions and service provider Cox Automotive has appointed well-known industry expert Philip Nothard as UK head of external relations.

He has more than 30 years’ experience in the motor industry and joins the Cox Automotive communications team from cap hpi.

Cox Automotive CEO Michael Buxton said: “Philip will bring his informed eye to developing industry insight and market commentary that draws on the wealth of data and experience that sits within our businesses, sharing this with our customers and the automotive industry media.”

Nothard said: “I am looking forward to building on its industry-leading reputation and exploring opportunities to enhance insight, intelligence and thought leadership, by using the wealth of data available within Cox Automotive.”

Cox Automotive brands span stock, marketing, sales and service and include Manheim, Dealer Auction, Modix, Xtime, and NextGear Capital.