Fleet management company Fleet Alliance has
continued to expand its sales force as the business seeks
The Glasgow-based company has recruited three
graduates as trainee business development executives following the
appointment of Steve Lane as new business development manager in
Stuart Naismith, Stephanie Morris, and Gareth
Fulton join the business as trainee business development executives
straight from university, both Naismith and Fulton from the
University of West of Scotland and Morris from Glasgow Caledonian
Lane joined Fleet Alliance with more than 20 years’ experience
in the automotive, fleet and corporate finance sectors, including
spells at Lex Vehicle Leasing, Bank of Scotland Vehicle Finance and
Daimler Fleet Management.
Fleet Alliance said it is implementing a
three-pronged approach to recruitment, hiring graduates,
experienced fleet industry professionals and sales personnel from
outside the industry.
The company also recently hired Lauren Bowman
as business development executive whose previous experience is in
telesales with Yell.com, Thomson Directories and within a new car
Martin Brown, Fleet Alliance managing
director, said the company has taken a diverse recruitment approach
because of a limited talent pool in the fleet industry.
He added Fleet Alliance want to train
graduates in their way of doing business while continuing to seek
experience from within the fleet industry and B2B sales.
Brown said: “Taking on more sales staff in
this way is all part of our expansion and development plans, as we
continue to take the business to another level.”
The company currently manages more than 9,000
vehicles on behalf of clients and plans to grow that figure to
15,000 as part of a five year growth strategy.