The knowledge and experience of our people enables Audatex to deliver world class solutions, setting the pace for technological developments in the claims industry. Careers develop and flourish at Audatex – giving people the opportunity to experience those career defining moments.
Marc Mercer UK FP&A Director
UK FP&A Director
Marc has been with Audatex for almost 4 years and takes a very hands-on approach at Audatex as the UK FP&A Director.
In his current role, Marc is focused on delivering innovative solutions to optimise performance and drive business efficiency across all Solera UK entities. Marc holds responsibility for budgeting and the 3-year plan across the core business as well as providing strategic decision support for the Senior Management Team.
EMEA 1: UK, South Africa, Africa, Germany, Switzerland, Austria (GSA) and CEE
David’s mission is to achieve operational excellence in every area, through building on the already-strong relationships, solutions and service levels that Solera | Audatex offers in these markets. David also focuses on spearheading future enhancements and innovation to Audatex’s digital solutions portfolio, ensuring its customers continue to receive the best possible service.
In January 2019 David’s UKA mission at Solera was extended to include GSA and CEE, to lead the region through their digital transformation. Germany is one of the key markets and the engine room of Solera EMEA. It is also the second largest market for Solera, following the UK.
With over 25 years’ experience in the insurance claims and crash repair sector, David is a well-known and influential figure in the industry.
David joined Audatex in 2008 and has had various missions from Global Account and Programme Manager, to Managing Director and Regional Managing Director positions.
Arek is the People Operations Director covering UK & Africa he looks after our most important asset: our associates. Our uncommon culture and guiding principles drive everything we do as an organisation and Arek is responsible for delivering and living the Solera Way.
Arek joined Solera in 2012 and brought with him a wealth of experience, he also holds two master’s degrees in Human Resources Management and Management and Business Administration. He provides strategic input to execute people agenda in a fast-paced, high-performance culture.
At Audatex Elliot is responsible for the strategy, roadmap, and future definition of our solutions. Elliot ensures we are delivering the latest technologies and innovations to improve efficiencies across the board, solving the problems that our customers and our customers, customers face on a daily basis.
Elliot holds over ten years’ worth of experience in product management. He started his career as Head of Exchange Products for a leading consultancy and subsequently joined Solera in July 2014.
Annette brings with her over 25 years of experience in B2B marketing and has an extensive international background in the technology sector delivering multiple, integrated programmes including demand generation, digital marketing, multimedia and customer-focused events.
Annette’s mission at Audatex is to support the commercial team to achieve our 2020 mission and ensure we are delivering on our promise to, Do it right. Do it better. Do it different.
Stewart Myles Head of New Business Development & Crash Repair
Head of New Business Development & Crash Repair
Stewart has been with Audatex for almost 20 years, joining in 1998 as Sales Manager for Scotland and Northern Ireland. Stewart has an unrivalled knowledge of our industry.
As Head of Crash Repair since 2007, Stewart’s team’s ultimate aim is to consistently deliver the best possible service and support to all Audatex’bodyshop customers. Stewart also heads up the training team and ensures we are constantly developing and delivering a comprehensive range of training courses across Audatex systems to support damage assessment best practice and drive efficiencies across the board.
Nicola’s role as Operations Director is certainly varied. On a daily basis Nicola has a hand in virtually every aspect of business here at Audatex. Nicola’s teams are the first point of contact for our customers and ensure we provide essential, efficient support.
Nicola holds over 15 years’ experience at Audatex, joining the team in February 2002 as a Service Desk Manager. Nicola’s wealth of knowledge and experience means she has grown as to be an invaluable member of the Audatex team.
Gethyn Davies Head of Business Development, Bodyshop
Head of Business Development, Bodyshop
Gethyn joined the Audatex team in June 2018 and brings over 25 years of automotive experience to his role. Working with our customers, through his consultative approach Gethyn will be crucial in defining future technological developments for our bodyshop solutions. Ensuring our customers continue to receive an unrivalled experience, that maximises the value our solutions deliver.
100+ UK Motor Insurers and work-providers customers
2.4m claims processed in the UK each year
98% of all vehicles on the road covered in our technical database
6 industry awards in 2018
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Founded and continuously led by inventor and entrepreneur Tony Aquila, Solera is a global leader in digital technologies that manage and protect life's most important assets: our cars, homes and identities.
Since its inception in 2005 as a garage-based startup, Solera has grown aggressively with over 51 acquisitions across its Risk Management Solutions, Service Maintenance & Repair, and Customer Retention Management platforms.
The company’s current product solutions include Audatex, Autodata, AutoPoint, cap hpi, Colimbra, Digidentity, Enservio, Explore Data, Hollander, Identifix, Inpart, LYNX and TitleTec, as well as the company’s flagship Digital Garage application. Today, Solera processes over 320 million transactions annually for approximately 225,000 partners and customers in nearly 90 countries.
Unified by a strong culture that values uncommon entrepreneurial thinking and continuous “do-it-different” innovation, Solera’s global workforce of 6,600+ associates comes from diverse forward-thinking industries that include automotive technology, artificial intelligence, software development, data sciences, cybersecurity, cognitive design, and digital identity protection.
Solera went public on the NYSE in 2007 under the stock symbol “SLH”, joined the S&P 400 in 2009, and went private in 2016 in a $6.5 billion transaction backed by leading investors that include Vista Equity Partners, Koch Industries and Goldman Sachs.
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