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ALD appoints new operations director

ALD Automotive UK has appointed former commercial director of Alphabet, Greg Taylor, as its new operations director. He joins the business on Thursday 6th June.

Taylor has over 16 years’ experience within the contract hire industry with a background in finance, sales and operations. He first joined Leaseplan as financial planning & analysis manager in 1997 before being appointed head of sales. He then joined ING Car Lease in 2001 as its commercial director, a position he retained during the acquisition of ING by Alphabet in 2011.

A fully qualified accountant, Greg was responsible for the development and execution of the commercial business strategy at both ING and Alphabet. During his time in the leasing sector he has also been responsible for various operational activities including vehicle acquisition, maintenance management, RV and SMR pricing policy, fleet administration, remarketing and daily rental.

ALD managing director, Mel Dawson said: "Greg brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the business and I am delighted that he has chosen to join ALD Automotive in what is an exciting phase of our development. His experience across many disciplines in our sector will be of considerable help to the Board and his appointment is another important step in our continuing growth."

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