FIAT Chrysler Automobiles UK has appointed Robert English as national corporate and leasing manager and, as English heads Fiat Chrysler leasing, Mike Miles takes the role of contract hire and leasing manager (South).
Reporting to fleet and business sales director Francis Bleasdale, Robert takes over responsibility for the national corporate and leasing team, helping to grow sales and looking at ways to further improve the corporate customer experience.
The role also involves managing the relationships with the wider corporate market, ensuring that the FCA group’s model proposition is correctly positioned within each of the competitive sectors.
Robert English comes to the post having previously worked at Volkswagen Group, Honda UK and, most recently, as an account director for Return On Investment Ltd.
Mike will be responsible for contract hire and leasing, based in the south of the UK. His core responsibilities will be to manage and develop business and relationships with the major leasing providers, ensuring FCA products are represented and positioned accurately. Mike was previously new business fleet development manager for Vauxhall.
Francis Bleasdale said: “I welcome Robert and Mike to these new roles within the fleet department. They have wide experience gained working previously with well-known car manufacturers, and their knowledge and experience of the fleet market will help FCA UK to continue moving forward in this area now, and into 2017.”