After a six-year stint at Europcar in the late ’80s, Eaves moved on to help launch the United Rental Group in 1991. United then became part of the United Kenning Rental Group, where, as sales director of Kenning, he first met Accident Exchange chief executive Steve Evans. Over recent years, Eaves has undertaken various consultancy and interim management roles both within and outside the automotive sector. He will be looking to consolidate and further the business.
Simon King (no relation), joins Walon as the new depot manager in Chipping Warden after several years’ experience as dealer principal at a Mercedes-Benz dealership and with Audi.