Andre Buren joins CarNext.com as chief technology officer

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LeasePlan used car platform CarNext.com has appointed Andre Buren as chief technology officer (CTO).

Andre Buren, chief technology officer at CarNext.com

Buren was previously CTO at Takeaway.com. His move to CarNext.com, effective 1 March 2020, will see him focus on scaling the data and technology capabilities of the CarNext.com marketplace, enhancing the online customer experience, and further developing the logistics ecosystem and industrial car preparation solutions.

Ewout van Jarwaarde, CEO of CarNext.com, commented: “I am very much looking forward to welcoming Andre to the CarNext.com leadership team. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise in scaling marketplaces and data-driven businesses. CarNext.com is on a mission to bring fully online car buying to everyone in Europe, and by welcoming Andre as our new CTO, we’re making a great step forward towards that goal.”

Andre Buren added: “CarNext.com has a unique mission to disrupt and bring e-commerce capabilities to the automotive industry. It’s great to be joining the company at such an exciting time. I look forward to ensuring we build a best-in-class technology strategy and customer experience, ultimately helping to bring the CarNext.com marketplace to the next level.”

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Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.