WALTHAM, Mass.DealerRater announced that Brett Lippel has joined the company as senior vice president of sales and business development. Additionally, the company announced that Angelica Jeffreys has joined DealerRater as director of business development for the U.S. and Canada.

In his new role, Lippel will direct corporate sales strategy and provide executive-level management to the company's global sales and business development efforts, spearhead strategic product planning, and secure continued growth for the organization, according to DealerRater.

Jeffreys, who holds more than 20 years of experience in the automotive industry, has served as a top-performing regional account manager for DealerRater since she joined the company in 2010, according to DealerRater. She will be primarily responsible for identifying and developing potential strategic partnerships as well as expanding current key relationships.  Prior to her career at DealerRater, Jeffreys held various sales management roles at Cox Enterprises-Autotrader.com, and also served as general sales manager at AutoFair Automotive Group.

“To support our rapid growth, DealerRater is expanding its management team,” said Chip Grueter, president of DealerRater. “With our continued push into the Canadian market and extensive partnership opportunities, the addition of senior-level industry leaders with demonstrated expertise in the sales and business development areas is critical for us.”

For more information, visit www.dealerrater.com.