Case Studies

Learn how Copeland work in partnership with automotive businesses helping them find the best people – saving them time and money. Find out how we work with candidates to really get to grips with who they are and the role that they’re after.


Stuart Baillie, Operations Director

Fleet Planning Manager and Fleet Service & Maintenance Manager


Richard Evans, Head of Business Development

Key Account Manager with automotive industry experience and a track record developing complex customer accounts with multiple stakeholders.

Genesis Motor UK

Richard Shortridge, Corporate & Remarketing Manager

A range of commercial roles covering Sales, Remarketing, Fleet & Product Management.

Grey London

Kat McKinney, Business Director

Ongoing support over a number of years for Field Based Retailer Marketing Consultants the Volvo Car UK team.

Dometic UK Ltd

Sophie Quere, Territory Manager UK & Ireland

Urgent requirement for business development manager with automotive industry experience.


Chris Mason, CEO

Senior Manager with technical background and able to move to a thought leadership role within international membership community.

Winchester Motor Group

Chris Banks, Group Sales Manager

Group Marketing Manager for multi-site automotive retail operation.

Marketing Delivery

Jeremy Evans, Chief Executive

Multiple field-based account management roles managing automotive dealer accounts.

Scania GB

Paul Smith, Marketing Director

Regional Campaign Executive – a field-based role working with dealers on marketing needing an automotive dealer marketing expert.

Triumph Motorcycles Ltd

Andy Gawthorpe, Regional Director – UK & Europe

National Aftersales Manager for the UK needing a combination of dealer and OEM experience.

We Are Acuity

Mike Darvill, Client Partner

Multiple account handler roles working on automotive manufacturer retail marketing accounts.

Toyota GB

Carla Henson, Senior Manager, HR

Head office and field based roles covering Sales, Marketing, Fleet, Network Development. Numerous projects.

Candidate Case Studies


Michael Payten, Fleet Service & Maintenance Manager

You put a lot of care and details into the process and I felt that you genuinely cared about the outcome.


Chris Read, Head of Sales

Julia was by far the best recruiter I have worked with in the automotive space.

Motability Operations

Mo Ali Nur, Account Specialist

You were very reassuring and helped me be very well prepared for my interview.

Genesis Motor UK

Peter Renton, Corporate Manager

The way you handled it all was very professional and very motivating.

Motability Operations

Holly Price, Conversion & Adaptation Relations Manager

You gave me confidence to go into the interview and deliver my presentation. I am sure that helped in my performance at interview.

Nissan Motor GB

Federico Rosasco, Marketing Programmes Section Manager

You guys understood exactly what I was looking for. I am very happy where I am now

PSA Finance

James Patching, Multi Brand Zone Finance Manager

It felt like you had done your research to offer me a job that was tailored to my experience rather than just a scatter gun approach

Marketing Delivery

Jackie Cook, Project Manager – Data

You genuinely know your stuff. You take the time to really understand your client’s needs and whether candidates like me are a good fit and have got the skills for the job.

Genesis Motor UK

Adam Constantinides, Studio Manager

It was professional, detailed and structured. You did what you said you would do.

Volvo Car UK / Grey

Holly Kane, Retailer Marketing Consultant

You know automotive in terms of not just the people but the brands and the culture.

Nissan Motor GB

Pankaj Babbar, Parts Product Manager

You guys matched the skills perfectly for me. It worked out really well.

Hyundai Capital

John Visitacion, Brand Manager

Your services are top notch – 10/10


Daniele Ventriglia, Technical Manager

It was a delightful experience. You were always available to answer my questions.

Dometic UK Ltd

Andrew Bastable, Business Development Manager

It was great working with Julia, I have been able to move to a different part of the motor industry that I really aspired to be a part of – all thanks to Copeland.

Volvo Car UK / Grey

Jamie Buckley, Retailer Marketing Consultant

Copeland have always been at the top of their game, and my first port of call when it comes to job search.

Volkswagen UK

Lara Stopps, Area Service & Parts Manager

It was a role that I perhaps might not have necessarily have had the confidence to go for myself without your reassurance.

Vauxhall Motors Ltd / McCann

Andrew Hill, Regional Marketing Manager

Really supportive, fantastic guidance and I probably wouldn’t have got this job without them.

Nissan Motor GB / CPM

Andrew Main, Corporate Account Manager

The communication is spot on, really well communicated all the way through the process

Honda Finance Europe

Angela Giles, Area Operations Manager

It’s almost like having someone on the inside giving you tips and knowledge about the company to give you the best chance of securing the position.

PSA Finance

Iain Vine, Zone Finance Manager

You have that drive and motivation to get it done and that comes across with everyone I’ve spoken to.

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