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Omnicar approaches the launch of its digital sales platform with new experienced sales profile
As previously announced, during the first quarter of 2022 Omnicar will launch a new digital sales platform for pre-owned electric and hybrid cars – a 100% digital solution where the customer will be able to close a car deal including financing, service, charging station, etc.
To ensure that Omnicar succeeds with this new sales platform, we have appointed Simon Sylvest-Darket as new Sales Director. Simon’s primary focus will be to ensure Omnicar’s differentiation from the traditional car dealer, by creating a 100% digital buying process and a 24/7 presence for the customer.
Simon comes from a position as branch manager at one the largest car dealers in Denmark. With responsibility for annual turnover of +180 million DKK and 35 FTEs including a turnaround of less than 2 years, Simon has already shown great results. In the same group, Simon worked as PA for the Executive Board with a primary focus on optimizing and developing sales processes for the sale of more than 10,000 cars annually.
We are very proud to have been able to attract such a strong candidate for the position. Omnicar is now fast approaching the launch of a 100% digital car dealership with sales of plug-in hybrid and electric cars. With Simon’s experience and skills from the automotive industry, as well as his solid and proven track record, he is a perfect match for Omnicar and our journey going forward. Simon is one of the few in the industry to have broad knowledge of and at the same time an innovative approach to business development.
Simon says: The launch of the new sales platform fits the inevitable digital journey in the automotive industry, and the timing is therefore perfect. I see a great and unique opportunity to challenge the traditional approach to car dealership, and with a large market the business model has enormous potential. It is a pleasure to feel the passion of the whole Omnicar team, where everyone works to deliver a convenient and transparent customer experience. The level of ambition is high and a source of inspiration for me. I am very proud to be a part of the team and I look forward to delivering a superb digital customer experience, reaching important milestones and achieving great results.
Simon Sylvest-Darket took up this position in Omnicar Holding on 1 January 2022.
Mikkel Kofod Christensen