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Appointments galore as CAP creates two new departments
RESIDUAL value forecast specialist CAP has made several new appointments.
They follow the creation of two new departments. Daren Wiseman becomes head of values services, while Mark Norman takes the role of business services manager. They will focus on growing, refining and developing valuation products. Grayham Butler becomes head of specification services, with the same objective in relation to CAP’s New Vehicle Data, specification, comparator and configurator services.
Robert Wray becomes business research manager, while Stuart Empson is now analysis and audit manager, with responsibility for managing the integrity of CAP data and the relationships between current and future valuation products.
Darren Kennedy becomes services production manager.
ReD Fuel Cards (Europe), supplier of fuel cards to commercial vehicle operators, has appointed Bob Darling as business development manager for UK (south). Previously an account manager with RAC Auto Windscreens, Darling joins with 13 years’ experience in the transport industry. He will be responsible for account management and new business development.
Meanwhile, Malcolm Hill has been made sales manager for Northern Ireland and Eire. Previously a commercial sales manager in Northern Ireland for BP Oil UK, Hill joins with over 20 years’ experience in the oil and fuel industry. Based in Moira, County Down, he will be responsible for account management and new business development.
John Taylor has been appointed as new sales director at Lex Vehicle Leasing. He began his career with Lex as company accountant and has a wealth of experience in both operations and sales. He will be responsible for developing and growing fleet sales at companies of 20-plus vehicles. Taylor is a trustee of the RAC plc pension scheme and a member of Visage International, the world’s largest chief executive membership organisation which develops more than 12,000 business leaders worldwide.
He replaces Robert Wastell, who has left Lex to pursue other interests.
CITROEN has appointed Justin Le Frenais as commercial vehicle sales manager. Reporting to CV operations manager Robert Handyside, he joins from Fiat. Le Frenais’ role will include concentrating on dealer liaison, further development of Citroen’s Ready To Run programme and enhancing Citroen’s relationship with the converter market. He is a graduate from Leeds University and has held a number of van-related roles with major contract hire and leasing companies.