Fleet Alliance Group has welcomed a new head of operations and head of marketing, as the number of vehicles under management grow to more than 28,000, amid continued expansion.
Angela Summers, formerly head of operations at Shell, joins the company as head of operations while Marc Murphy joins as head of marketing, having previously been director of customer acquisition and marketing at UK energy supplier, Our Power.
Summers reports to finance and operations director, Angela Robertson, while Murphy reports to managing director, Martin Brown, who said: “Our business, which now encompasses Neva Consultants, Intelligent Car Leasing and Intelligent Van Leasing, is up year-on-year and we see further growth potential in 2019. We also have our eyes on another acquisition if the right opportunity comes along.
“Given that background, we wanted to position the senior team in such a way that allowed us to take full advantage of the opportunities that present themselves and believe these two new appointments will be fundamental to that.”
Summers, a Six Sigma Green Belt accredited operations executive, has a proven track record of effectively executing lean solutions to drive continuous improvement and standardisation throughout an organisation.
With four direct and 15 indirect reports in her new role, Summers said she was looking forward to the new challenges that the fleet market represents.
“Although it is very early days yet, I am working towards bringing in the standardisation of processes necessary to help the business move up the next level of its development.” Summers said.
Murphy, is an experienced marketing professional with a background in developing high-performing marketing strategies for a number of growth-oriented businesses, he is responsible for all strategic marketing developments at Fleet Alliance.
“This is an exciting time to be joining Fleet Alliance. The business has a strong and experienced leadership team, an impressive growth record in the UK fleet market and carries a reputation for outstanding service to its customers,” said Murphy.
“Building on these successes and developing a marketing strategy that further enhances the company’s market position, will be a key aim of this new role.
“Looking ahead, there is a huge opportunity to capitalise on the evolving needs of the customer by continuing to innovate with new services, in what is becoming an increasingly fast-moving technology-focused industry, and I look forward to helping Fleet Alliance deliver on its ambitious plans for the future.”
Pictured: (L) Angela Summers and Marc Murphy