Car auction group, Aston Barclay have appointed Dave Smith as their new director. Part of his new responsibilities will include doubling the sales of the company over the next five years.

The new appointment comes after the management buyout of Aston Barclay in June. A number of new account managers have been appointed since as well as a new direct sales team.

Dave Smith had the following to say about his new role – “With a direct sales team in place, we can better understand customer challenges and continue to develop market leading solutions on their behalf. Our investment in digital resources already looks set to add real value to our customers and Aston Barclay’s new reporting system will provide further insights into how we can help vendors further improve their used performance.”

Aston Barclay CEO, Neil Hodson added – “We need the very best people in place on our management team. David’s corporate sales and F&I background gained both here and overseas will prove invaluable in helping us achieve our commitment to doubling sales over the next five years.”