Peter Tatlock, currently CEO of White Clarke Automotive, is to join Pentagon Group as managing director from February 1, 2013.
Tatlock has a wealth of experience in the automotive financial service sector. Prior to joining White Clarke he was managing director of Masterlease. He has also served as managing director for a number of other companies including Holden Financial Services (Australia), Saab Opel Finance (Sweden) and Opel Bank (Norway).
Trevor Reeve, chairman of Pentagon Group, said: “I’ve known Peter a long time and I’m excited about this appointment because I know he’s bringing with him vast motor sector experience which will be invaluable to us as we continue to improve and grow the business throughout 2013 and beyond”.
Tatlock said: "I am pleased to be joining Trevor at Pentagon having admired the company’s rapid growth in recent times. I intend to utilise all my previous experience in the motor industry to help the Group improve its existing businesses and evaluate new opportunities as they come up as I know the Group wants to expand further.”
Pentagon represents nine different new car and van franchises including Vauxhall, Chevrolet, Citroen, Peugeot, SEAT, Nissan, Chrysler, Jeep and Fiat and the Group now operates 23 franchise points across the Midlands, Yorkshire and the North West.