Mercia Fleet Management will offer a comprehensive portfolio of fleet management services, including fleet policy provision, vehicle acquisition advice, licence checking, risk management, fleet service scheduling, vehicle logistics and daily rental, plus wider mobility services.
Ross Vincent-Norgate has been appointed as UK Business Development Director to help Fleet Managers, Procurement Managers and Business Travel Managers navigate their current business mobility challenges, with the aim of helping them identify where Europcar’s mobility solutions may provide a good alternative to ownership or leasing.
Mosley joins with more than two years’ industry experience, having spent her career working in both client-facing and supplier management roles at Bluestone Leasing. In her new role at Time Finance, she will be responsible for building and maintaining strong broker relations in the North of England.
Seven new appointments across its senior management and software development teams is aimed at accelerating Fleetondemand's international growth and product innovation strategy.
Ralph Morton, the founder and editorial director of Business Car Manager, has decided to leave Business Car Manager Ltd (January 07, 2019) to pursue other interests. Founded in August 2006, Business Car Manager was launched in online only format, and focused entirely on the SME business motoring sector - elements which have come to define the market today. Since then, [...]
ASHLEY Andrew has been appointed Managing Director of Hyundai Car UK. The appointment, effective today (January 02, 2019) follows the recent announcement that Tony Whitehorn would step down from his role as President & CEO at the end of 2018. Ashley, formerly Sales Director of Hyundai, boasts more than 20 years of automotive and sales experience, having worked at senior [...]
CLIVE Buhagiar has been appointed Head of Operational Services at Alphabet. Buhagiar, who has been with Alphabet since 2011, steps up from his role as Head of Commercial Performance. Chief Operating Officer Uwe Hildinger, commented: “I’m very pleased to be able to make this appointment in what is a vitally important, strategic and operational role for the UK business. Clive’s [...]
ZENITH is planning to expand ZenAuto - the leasing company's first direct-to-consumer car leasing offer - with the appointment of H R Owen Chief Executive Joe Doyle. In what is something of a coup for the ninth largest leasing company, Joe Doyle will lead a dedicated team of 40 as the business invests for planned growth. ZenAuto is also recruiting [...]
ANDREA Rix has been appointed Head of Service Delivery at the Equipment and Logistics Solutions (ELS) division of BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions. In her new role, Andrea is tasked with driving operational excellence in key delivery areas such as new business, credit, asset management and customer service. Andrea, who first joined BNP Paribas Leasing Solution in 2001, was most recently Head [...]
A CHANGE in the management structure of the leasing arm of Free2Move has been announced: Mark Pickles becomes UK General Manager of Free2Move Lease. Pickles, recently made Commercial Director of Free2Move Lease, replaces former Managing Director Duncan Chumley. Chumley had been Managing Director of the all-marques leasing subsidiary of the PSA Group since October 2016. New General Manager Pickles is [...]
FORMER Director of Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Alison Jones, has exited the business. She has been replaced by Andrew Savvas. Savvas joins Volkswagen UK from Audi Volkswagen Middle East, where he is currently Brand Director for Volkswagen. He will join Volkswagen UK in Q1 2019. Australian Savvas started his career at Volkswagen Group in 2012. He joined the Board of Management [...]
ALEX Smith has decided to leave his job as Managing Director of Nissan and rejoin Volkswagen, the company he left two years ago. Smith will be the new Managing Director of Volkswagen Group, effective January 01, 2019. Smith replaces Paul Willis who is leaving after five years with the Group to pursue a new opportunity outside of VW. Smith has extensive [...]
Graham Hoare named executive director, Business Transformation, Ford of Britain, leading Sprint to 6 Reset & Redesign in the UK Gunnar Herrmann appointed executive director, Business Transformation, Ford of Germany, to lead implementation of Ford’s Sprint to 6 Reset & Redesign plan in Germany Kevin Reynolds, executive director, Strategy, has elected to retire after more than 40 years Strategy skill [...]
HYUNDAI is looking for a new Managing Director following the news that Tony Whitehorn has decided to stand down. Whitehorn brings to a close 13 years that has seen the brand expand from a retail brand to a significant fleet player as well. It also saw him rise to become President & CEO of Hyundai Motor UK - the first [...]
HYUNDAI has appointed Tim White as its new National Fleet Sales Manager. Tim, who joins Hyundai with 25 years' experience at Vauxhall where he also had the position of National Fleet Sales Manager, takes over from Paul Williams. Paul has left the company. Michael Stewart, who took over as Director of Fleet in January 2018, said: “It gives me great pleasure [...]
MATTHEW Davock has been appointed Director of Commercial Vehicles at Manheim. Matthew replaces James Davis who has moved to the role of Customer Insight and Strategy Director for Commercial Vehicles. Previously Head of LCV, Davock has been instrumental in growing the commercial side of Manheim's business. Manheim said Davock's appointment will continue to cement its position as the UK's number [...]
EXPERIENCED industry expert, Jon Gilbert, has been appointed Business Development Director Commercial Vehicles by BCA. Gilbert has been tasked with developing BCA’s end-to-end strategy in the CV sector. In addition Jon will also be responsible for enhancing the processes around customer CV experience at BCA. Jon has a proven track record in this area. he was most recently Operations Director [...]