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1 June 2013

Autoglass welcomes Niki Coppard as HR Director

Autoglass has appointed Niki Coppard as the new HR Director to head up all aspects of people activity across the company. 

Coppard will continue to build on the company's ethos as a strong employee brand, investing in building skills and personal development for the 2300 strong Autoglass team. 

Also responsible for the Autoglass National Skills Centre (NSC), Coppard will be instrumental in further improving technicians' skill sets to maintain industry-leading service levels for the million plus customers served each year. 

Commenting on her appointment, Coppard stated:

Niki Coppard

Autoglass is a much loved British brand with a focus on exceptional service and a strong employment ethic. I'm impressed by the company's culture of honesty and integrity. The engagement and loyalty demonstrated by the whole team is second to none, and extends across the global group.  I am passionate about continuing to focus on how we can manage performance in tough market conditions whilst growing the phenomenal motivation and commitment of the team.

A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, Coppard previously held the HR Director role for IDH, the largest corporate dental practice in the world, with 500 practices across the UK. 

Prior to IDH, Coppard spent eight years with Lloyds Pharmacy “ the national chain of chemist shops - where she fulfilled a number of roles before being promoted into the role of HR Director. 

Niki has also held HR roles with Argos, The Financial Services Authority, and Linklaters solicitors.  

Matthew Mycock, Managing Director at Autoglass, commented

Niki's fantastic track record in driving engagement across great service brands shows her determination and dedication. We are delighted to have her on board to continue to grow Autoglass as an employee brand.  

We are continuing to invest heavily in the training of our staff so they feel valued and able to deliver on the unbeatable service that is synonymous with Autoglass.

Autoglass is the UK's leading vehicle glass repair and replacement service. For details of your nearest centre call 0800 36 36 36 or visit

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