Operational Leadership Team

Catherine Faiers

Chief Operating Officer

Catherine joined Auto Trader in August 2017 and was appointed as Chief Operating Officer in May 2019.  Catherine is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Auto Trader’s business. She is also focused on guiding the group's strategy and development.

Prior to this, Catherine was Chief Operating Officer at Addison Lee where she was responsible for all aspects of operations with a team of over 750 employees, management of the base of 6,000 driver partners, fleet logistics and customer operations. She was previously Corporate Development Director at Trainline with responsibility for strategy, change management and M&A and a Director at Close Brothers Corporate Finance responsible for the origination and execution of M&A and Debt Advisory mandates in the technology sector.

Catherine graduated from the University of Durham with a BA in Economics and is a qualified Chartered Accountant, training at PwC.

Did you know 88% of car buyers are worried they’re not getting a fair deal & 86% are worried they can’t trust the retailer. To help instil more confidence in the vehicle, the price & the retailer we're evolving the consumer experience. Find out more here https://t.co/kJyCtRAkTm https://t.co/PbvVn2RR5h
Throughout May & June we hosted a series of Dealer Open Golf Championship qualifiers around the UK with 192 golfers taking part. Last month we held the final at The Grove - it was a fantastic day & the brilliant team from @HiltonGarage lifted the trophy. Congratulations guys 🏆 https://t.co/xUQfHwt390
Good luck everyone!🏆 https://t.co/1eUedGX8Vp
We're very honoured to have been invited to @TrustFordUK's brilliant annual employee conference today. Our Insight Director Nick King loved the opportunity to share some of our latest insights from the Market Report and Car Buyers Report. Thank you for having us! https://t.co/GgP3OBzAzR
The latest figures from the AT Fastest Selling Index show that the Renault ZOE isn't only the fastest selling used car in the UK, it's the 2nd too. It's just the 3rd time a pure EV has taken the top spot & the first to get the one-two. Read more here: https://t.co/UmqSVkDRFN https://t.co/KN1NeyR9Fe
The latest figures from the AT Fastest Selling Index show that the @renault_uk ZOE is not only the fastest selling car in the UK, it's the 2nd too. It's only the 3rd time a pure EV has taken the top spot & the first to get the one-two. Read more here: https://t.co/UmqSVkDRFN https://t.co/qcP74wSNal
Thanks to everyone that tuned in to this morning's #ARNLive to listen to Daksh, Stephen & Rebecca discuss the health of the market, the challenges & the big opportunities. If you missed it, don't worry as it's available for catch up here: https://t.co/YrTd9HEqre https://t.co/ih6rO1nSp3
T-minus 30 minutes until we go live! Don't miss Daksh, Stephen & Rebecca discussing the latest insights, thoughts on the market & their tips on hitting Q4 targets. Tune in here: https://t.co/YrTd9HEqre https://t.co/srxxcIXWQX
A great piece on the @Telegraph by Tim Kiek asking if finance is having a negative impact on the industry. @IanJPlummer gave his view on the positive influence - not only the industry but for car buyers & possibly the environment too. You can read it here https://t.co/VTrQvwmoUU
The latest new car registrations from the @SMMT revealed the market slipped -6.7% in October with private sales down -13.2%. With Brexit extended & an election in December what can we expect from the closing months? @IanJPlummer shares his thoughts here: https://t.co/VtEn1CT2bf https://t.co/AYHvu6AXEC

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