AADA Convention and Expo
Melbourne | 24-25 July 2024
Stephen Lester joined Cox Automotive as Chief Executive Officer for Australia and New Zealand in November 2022. A credible and proven leader, Stephen has extensive international automotive experience gained in Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. His sound understanding of automotive ecosystems is derived from more than 20 years with OEMs such as BMW, Nissan, and Stellantis. Stephen compliments his extensive automotive experience with fine-tuned business acumen, having held a wide variety of roles in marketing, advertising, sales operations, regional management, general management and leading large complex businesses. Passionate about transforming the automotive industry with tailored, digitally enabled experiences, Stephen is adept at working closely with customers to genuinely understand their challenges and develop sustainable, profitable solutions.