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  • ANDREW Webster has been appointed head of client management within the insurance sector of RAC Auto Windscreens. Webster currently works alongside Gwyn Lloyd who has led the company into partnership with UK insurance companies. Webster's new role includes responsibility for the client database and generating new business.

  • VEHICLE Remarketing Solutions has appointed a new senior management team. Jacqui Le Put leads the team as sales and marketing director and joins the company from running her own consultancy. She was previously fleet sales director with Manheim. Mark Winch joins the company as commercial director from a large remarketing company where he was responsible for national buying. Winch has more than 20 years' experience in the motor industry.

  • TIM Copland has been appointed national leasing and rental manager with Toyota Fleet. His responsibilities include co-ordinating and developing the company's sales in the contract hire and rental sectors. After gaining a degree in business studies at Aston University, Copland's first job was with Rover Cars as a commercial graduate trainee.

  • JOANNA Clarke joins Skoda's UK business sales team as business sales manager for the midlands and south west. She has spent the past 15 months with Inchcape Vehicle Solutions as an area sales manager. Before that she worked for Glass's Guide offering internet service solutions for retailers.

  • BARRIE Hobbs has been appointed business development director with Insureassist, a division of the Helphire Group. He was previously wtih Universal Salvage as business development director and, prior to that, headed up the insurance sales and marketing team at Autoglass.

  • GLOBAL Remarketing, the electronic remarketing company, has appointed Keith Hopkins as dedicated e-auction manager. His role is to focus on the delivery and management of the company's electronic auction system. Hopkins reports to business development director Mike Crocker. A further three regional training and development managers have been recruited and are tasked with demonstrating the company's systems and services.

  • PHIL Sellwood has joined the Energy Saving Trust as chief executive. He succeeds Dr Eoin Lees who has stepped down after 10 years with the trust. Sellwood's commercial experience includes food, retail and private equity markets. He joined Marks and Spencer as a graduate in 1977 and spent more than 20 years with them in almost every part of the business. Most recently he was commercial managing director with First Quench Retailing.
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