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Fiat appoints national corporate and leasing sales manager

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has appointed Ricky McFarland as national corporate and leasing sales manager.

Reporting to fleet and used car director Francis Bleasdale, McFarland takes over responsibility of the corporate and leasing sales teams for the UK, across all FCA brands. The role also includes management of residual values and the company’s relationship with residual value setters.

McFarland comes to the new post having previously been the department’s assistant sales operations manager. He brings experience in managing and winning global and European corporate accounts, systems development projects, UK market forecasting, sales planning and accountancy.

“I’m delighted to be taking on this new challenge in the FCA Fleet Department,” said McFarland.

“With fantastic new vehicle launches, such as the Jeep Renegade and Fiat 500X, this is an exciting time for the fleet department and for the company as a whole.”

“I welcome Ricky to this new role within the Commercial Operations Department,” added Francis Bleasdale.

“His wide experience will only enhance the good results we are already achieving, as we move into an exciting and busy 2015.”

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