Tootle appoints new CEO

01 Sep 2016

Tootle.co.uk, the site that lets auto dealers buy directly from private sellers, has appointed Gordon Tulloch as its new CEO.

Tulloch has extensive automotive industry experience, having previously served in senior roles at Carland, Direct Car Finance, JTK Automotive and Manheim.

Tulloch will help lead Tootle’s next funding round, following its £1.75 million seed round last year.

Gordon Tulloch

Gordon Tulloch

“Tootle has a number of exciting strategic partnerships and technological developments in the pipeline which will help rapidly grow stock on the site and improve dealer interactions with the platform,” he said. “Our expansion will continue with further appointments to develop our proposition and grow the business.”

Dominic Perks, CEO of investment firm Hambro Perks, said: “His experience and credentials within the industry are exactly what the company needs to push on to the next steps in our expansion strategy.”

Al Taylor and Mike Bishop launched Tootle in September 2015. The site claims to be a smart and easy way for sellers to find a buyer for their used autos by having a network of dealers who make offers directly to sellers via the platform.

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