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Conference to tackle top European topics

FLEET suppliers will be shown the route to better fleet business in Europe during a major conference to be held in Brussels on February 8.

The Fleet News Europe Conference will play host to senior figures from European politics, business and fleet management who will give their expert advice and opinion on issues ranging from risk management to customer service.

Headline speaker will be Ivan Hodac, secretary general of ACEA, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association.

Stefan Tostman, head of road safety for the European Commission, and Joerg Beckmann, executive director of the European Transport Safety Council, will provide the latest advice and information on road safety in Europe.

They will be followed by Professor Peter Cooke, from Nottingham Business School, who will look at how suppliers can provide services that will help fleets improve their safety record and save lives. Nick Brownrigg, chief executive officer of Masterlease Group, and Anita de Groot-Hanegraaf, commodity sourcing manager, responsible for fleet, travel and HR, will speak on service for fleet customers.

The future of the car market will be the subject of presentations from Thomas Chieux, lead researcher of ICDP France, and James Allen, global head of sales for Jato.

Lars-Erik Aaroy, head of sales for Toyota Motor Europe, will look at doing business in Europe, while Marc Peeters, senior manager, information risk management for KPMG Netherlands, will cover pan-European IT solutions.

Breakout sessions will focus on leasing, rental and remarketing, with Paul Bradbury, managing director mainland Europe for BCA Europe, hosting the discussion on remarketing.

The event is sponsored by BCA Europe and Nobilas Claims and Fleet Solutions, held in association with the BVRLA and supported by ECATRA.

 Full details of the speakers, along with booking and hotel information are available on www.fneuropeconference.com. For tickets, call Luke Clements on +44 (0) 1733 468325.

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