CarClarity expands customer reach with the appointment of GM of Dealerships

Car Clarity GM of Dealerships Richard Dicello

Australian leading car loan & ownership platform, CarClarity, has expanded its leadership team; with key hire Richard Dicello as General Manager - Dealerships.  

Prior to CarClarity Richard was the Dealer Sales Director for Gumtree & Autotrader as well as having spent over 9 years at BMW Group Finance. In these previous roles, Richard was instrumental in growing and transforming the online car buying and financing options for millions of Australians.

The hire of Richard comes after CarClarity saw revenue increased by a staggering 800 per cent in 2021 and the expansion of the CarClarity team to 33 employees.  

On his appointment Richard said ‘I couldn’t be more excited to join Zaheer and the CarClarity team.  I have followed their journey closely and admired their purpose driven focus and outstanding growth.  This is great opportunity to combine my passion for automotive and digital innovation, supporting dealers to provide a seamless online finance and car buying experience.’’   

CarClarity Founder and CEO, Zaheer Jappie, said: “2022 is gearing up to be a fantastic year with heavy expansion of our team and partner channels. The appointment of Richard will help us provide CarClarity services across thousands of dealerships in Australia. This gives dealerships additional options to secure finance for their customers and more competitive rates.’

‘’We couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome Richard with his expansive automotive experience and knowledge to the CarClarity team.’’

CarClarity’s platform was the first of its kind to launch in Australia in March 2020, connecting car buyers with more than 30 different finance lenders. From loan comparison, application, approval and car buying services, CarClarity makes the full car financing and ownership process easier, clearer and more transparent, saving our customers time and money.

Zaheer Jappie

Zaheer is the Founder and CEO of CarClarity, Australia’s first true car loan platform with an easy online application process. Zaheer has over 14 years of experience in senior management and executive positions within the financial space. He founded CarClarity in 2019 to address the unfair gap and lack of transparency he observed in the car financing market, where traditional lenders were commonly placing profit margins over customer outcomes. Zaheer is also an avid car enthusiast who has owned 10 cars in as many years. His passion for cars combined with his industry knowledge provides a unique insight into the car buying and financing space.

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