www.AutoTrader.com/ has appointed Rebecca Watson to vice president of organizational services and community relations. In this newly created position, Watson will oversee facilities management, corporate training, and community relations as well as telecommunications and help desk groups. Watson will report to Bill Templeton, chief financial officer.
Watson brings more than five years of experience with www.AutoTrader.com/ to the position. She has been a key player in the company's development, most recently serving as chief information officer. Prior to joining AutoTrader.com, Watson served as multimedia group project manager for the technologies group of Bass Hotels & Resorts, online technology manager with Interactive Media, and online services division manager for Crawford Communications. Watson was also a cryptologic technician with the Submarine Special Intelligence Communications group of the U.S. Navy and was hand-selected for a position at the White House Communication Agency in Washington, D.C.