Barford-based business, Cooper Solutions marks its continued investment in experienced and specialist professionals with the recent appointments of Ian Batchelder, Account Executive, Adam Trinder, Internal Account Manager and Paddy Chadderton, Account Manager.
Ian joins the FullCover and FullCompliance teams which marks a career change from his previous role as a chemistry teacher. At Cooper Solutions he will draw upon his communication and organisational skills and be responsible for building strong client relationships and long term retention enjoyed by Cooper Solutions. Ian will also be responsible for overseeing the implementation of FullCover and FullCompliance for new users, as well as supporting clients following installation.
“Joining Cooper Solutions, with its strong reputation in the motor retail market, was a chance to join an engaged and well established business,” says Ian. “I relish the opportunity to try something completely new but which will make the most of my communication and organisational skills. This is an exciting challenge in a thriving company that is completely new territory for me.”
Adam Trinder has been appointed Internal Account Manager for FullAuction, having gained experience of working with dealerships in his previous role at a marketing company with a focus on utilising dealers’ customer data.
“Having worked alongside dealerships of all sizes in the past, I am keen to learn about all the systems Cooper solutions offer, whilst continuing to develop my knowledge of the industry,” comments Adam. “Cooper Solutions is known for its ability to deliver innovative solutions that go a long way in helping dealers with the day to day running of their business and I’m delighted to be joining its team.”
Paddy Chadderton joins Cooper Solutions as Account Manager for FullAuction and FullAppraisal bringing over 18 years of prior automotive industry experience. Paddy previously worked as a business manager and sales executive with dealer groups such as Hartwell & Listers. More recently, he worked on account management and new business sales at ABAX and Jaama Ltd.
Paddy comments: “As Account Manager I will be building on my previous experience and sound knowledge of the industry. I know first-hand how Cooper Solutions’ products can make a positive impact on the day to day running of a dealership and I look forward to developing strong productive working relationships with the dealer groups we partner with.”
Barry Cooper, Managing Director, Cooper Solutions adds: “Our products have been developed based on years of experience within the motor industry, matching retailers’ needs with our innovative software solutions; it’s therefore crucial that our team recognises and understands the ever changing challenges faced by retailers.
“We’re always keen to ensure our team is made up of a diverse range of people with different skills as they will naturally have different, creative ways of approaching their work and challenges. Ian, Adam and Paddy bring with them a wealth of knowledge to the Cooper Solutions team and a strong appreciation of the positive solutions our systems bring to customers.”