MANHEIM Auctions has announced the appointment of Alan Parkinson to a new position – director of operational planning & strategy.
Parkinson arrives from the RBS subsidiary Lombard, where he has held a number of senior positions over 20 years. Most recently, he was a director of Lombard Vehicle Management, Jamjarcars and Dixon Motors.
In his new role, Parkinson will head up strategy and major projects within Manheim’s UK auction business.
In his new role, Rayner will report directly to Unipart Group chief executive John Neill.
The team is headed by Anna Lawson, who has been promoted from account manager after five years at Zenith. Epyx’s 1link Hire Network platform provides Zenith with online links directly into its rental suppliers and with electronic hire invoicing from supplier to customer.
He has previously worked for large manufacturing companies including Nestlé and Rhodia, the French chemical giant.
Warren is the seventh new recruit at Reflex since the beginning of 2006, taking the workforce to 28. The move is part of a multi-million pound expansion.
Sanders became salesman of the year after joining Hendy two-and-a-half years ago. He began his career as an estate agent before moving into the motor trade and owned his own garage in Grimsby before deciding to move south.
He has been with Lotus since 1969, and has also worked with General Motors, Jaguar and Lamborghini.
She joined ChassisCab’s commercial vehicle sales team after working for 12 years as a teacher. In her new role, Wesson is responsible for the sales and marketing of both new and used LDV vehicles. She will provide the region’s van operators with advice on which models to select.