CIO Europe IT Sales for Global Automotive Manufacturers

CIO Europe IT Sales for Global Automotive Manufacturers

Digital Future was responsible for filling a top-class position as CIO Europe IT Sales in one of the most transformative and crucial phases for the automotive industry in general. The role is responsible for a holistic, strategic and operational IT management and for the global sales back-end systems, contributing to the fundamental definition of a future-proof IT architecture. This position will report directly to the Executive Board and leads a global team of over 400 employees to shape the future of automotive sales together.

CIO Europe IT Sales


As a trustworthy partner in the market, Digital Future was able to elaborate a tailor-made market mapping based on an existing network and recommendations in the field of Ecommerce, Sales and IT with the focus on a D2C approach. After an intensive research & qualification phase a candidate map consisting of 11 top candidates was presented just four weeks after placing the search. Eight of them received positive feedback. Out of seven candidates interviewed, one candidate made it to the final round.


The search was particularly challenging, as the position requires extremely good technological skills, but at the same time must also understand the entire sales process at business level. This track record in combination with extensive management responsibility is high demand.

Successful Placement

As a German executive search boutique, Digital Future filled this position in a timely and effective manner. The project team's identification with the client's vision made itpossible to find the perfect fit for this position. Digital Future also demonstrated a high degree of flexibility and accompanied the entire process up to the signature in very close exchange with the client.