Cox Automotive Australia and New Zealand have appointed Shakira Loveridge to the newly
created role of Head of Enterprise Sales.
The Head of Enterprise Sales position provides strategic sales leadership and has direct
responsibility for the acquisition and management of enterprise customers including our Fleet
and Rental divisions. Shakira will work closely with our enterprise customers to provide a
comprehensive and connected range of solutions for any automotive retail or wholesale related
services they may need.
Shakira is passionate about creating value and exceptional customer experiences for our
customers. She brings a wealth of experience across physical and digital retail, wholesale, and
corporate automotive markets, and is focused on using data, analytics and process
transformation to help our customers unlock future growth opportunities.
Prior to joining Cox Automotive, Shakira was Group Operations Executive – Sales at
Automotive Holdings Group (AHG) before becoming a trusted Advisor with various global
organisations in London and New York that specialise in connecting businesses with industry
and subject matter experts, and utilising her knowledge of best practice and process in various
industries, with a continued focus on automotive.
She has since gained extensive expertise providing boutique advisory and consultation on
business transformation, acquisitions and mergers, B2B2C, risk mitigation and business
operation strategies for automotive OEMs, dealer groups and networks. Most recently
providing advisory services to digital disruptors as well as global consulting and advisory firms.
Chief Customer Officer Kirzsten Pountney said, “Shakira’s appointment is an integral step in
our strategic plan to focus on providing a streamlined customer experience across Cox
Automotive’s comprehensive set of products and services”.