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AHG has appointed experienced retail leader Craig Bigley to the role of executive general manager of its fixed-price used-car warehouse business easyauto123. He was previously a senior executive with Officeworks and has more than 20 years experience in senior leadership roles in corporate and franchised retail businesses with Lidl UK and Officeworks in Australia.


Stuart Faid has been appointed head of business, Asia-Pacific, for Fix Auto World. He was previously vice-president sales, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific for automotive solutions provider MSX International.




Karen Easton has become HR leader, talent acquisition, at David Jones. She was previously talent acquisition manager at BMW Group Financial Services Australia.



Don McEvoy has been appointed general manager of Interequip. He was previously workshop equipment and fit-out manager for Alemlube.



Rudi Sims has become general manager for property group Jellis Craig, Bayside and Glen Eira. He was previously general manager of Mercedes-Benz Ringwood.



Mitch Duncan has been appointed managing director at Duncan Hotels and Resorts. He was previously dealer principal for AHG’s Wignall Ford.



Roshan Manatunga has been appointed sales consultant at Mercedes-Benz Brighton. He was previously valuer-buyer at Hawkins Network.



Henry Pedersen has joined the KPMG Motor Industry Services team as an Automotive Intelligence Portal support consultant.

Mr Pedersen has moved from his position as an analyst in Volkswagen Group Australia’s network development department, where he was responsible for the creation and maintenance of management reporting, conducting market representation research and analysing dealership financial details.

This experience has given him the knowledge of the key performance indicators that drive dealer profitability and also how to present these KPIs to management.