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The latest appointments in the fleet industry.

  • EPYX has made several new appointments to work across its range of 1link e-commerce products. Paul Kelly joins from Motability Finance as the group's new head of network development.
    Russell Moseley is now major accounts manager north and Sean Bowditch has moved internally to become national accounts manager. Bowditch will be responsible for handling dealer groups, including sales of the new 1link group site. Carl Austin has also been appointed as business development manager.

  • JOHN Howard, director of safety policy at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), has been appointed as the group's new chief executive, replacing Dr John Hooper. Howard joined RoSPA 19 years ago as director of home and leisure safety, later becoming responsible for road safety and in 1992 took over RoSPA's campaigning. He was awarded an OBE in 2002.

  • THRIFTY Car Rental has appointed Caroline Gallagher as head of sales and Simon McCoy as business development manager. Gallagher joins from Inchcape Fleet Solutions, where she was head of rental services and brings 16 years' industry experience gained in the rental sector. She will be responsible for a sales team of four. McCoy, who joins from Europcar, will be responsible for the Midlands, North of England and Scotland regions.

  • TOAD Group has appointed Simon Goodwin as its new European sales director of telematics. Goodwin brings several years' industry experience gained in global telecommunications. He will help develop Toad's telematics products in Europe and identify new application areas.

  • RICHARD Brown is Leasesave's new managing director and head of sales and customer support. Brown has almost 30 years' industry experience in the motor trade, including positions at Vauxhall and Mazda. Gareth Bevan will be responsible for sub-100 fleets. Bevan has corporate sales experience gained at Vauxhall and Citroen alongside a role as fleet sales manager at Mann Egerton Toyota and sales experience as national sales and marketing manager at Selmar Alarms.

  • JAMES Evans has been promoted to corporate sales manager at Paragon Car Finance after working for the company for five years. He will be responsible for major contract hire accounts within the UK and brings 10 years' experience gained in the contract hire sector.

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