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  • CARL Norris has joined Toyota dealer, Monty's of Sheffield. He will support fleet sales manager Mike Knowles in meeting the requirements of the company's business customer base. Norris comes to Toyota after nine years at another Sheffield dealership.

  • DAVID Evans, chief executive of the Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI), has been recognised by the Motor Trade Industry Awards by winning Outstanding Achievement in the Motor Trade Award.

  • BANDAG NV, the Belgian-based tyre specialist, has appointed Peter De Cabooter as its new sales director Europe. De Cabooter will report to Mike Tirona, vice president and general manager EHRD, and be in charge of the commercial management of Bandag in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

  • KEVIN Lawrence has been appointed to CybIT's board as finance director and company secretary. He replaces Robin Bligh who has stepped down to pursue other business interests. Lawrence joined CybIT from Lighthouse Group 18 months ago where he was group finance director. Before that he was a senior manager at Grant Thornton.

  • KEYFLEETS has made two appointments to its sales team. Luis Da Silva and Scott Kidd have joined as area sales executives for the South East of England. Da Silva joins with 15 years' experience in contract hire and Kidd comes from an asset finance background.

  • MICK Bennett joins PLEX Publishing after 35 years experience in the motor trade. As commercial vehicle editor for PLEX Prices and autoPLEX, Bennett will supply an overview of the LCV market.
  • GENERAL Motors Acceptance Corporation (GMAC) will integrate three of its UK organisations and Joe Giannamore, currently chief executive officer of On:line Finance will take on the additional role of chief executive officer, GMAC (UK) and lead Vauxhall Finance, Saab Finance and On:line Finance. Peter Tatlock, currently head of Vauxhall Finance, will become chief executive officer, GMAC Australia.

  • VAUXHALL has appointed Paul Daly as aftersales director. This new position means that Daly will be responsible for Vauxhall aftersales, MasterFit and AC Delco operations. Daly was previously regional director of commercial vehicle field operations at General Motors Europe.
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