Andreas Sorensen has joined European fleet
company Fleet Logistics as the company eyes growth in the Nordics
Sorensen’s appointment as strategic
implementation and account manager for the Nordics is part of a
restructuring and expansion of Fleet Logistics’ regional
The Brussels-headquartered company, which
manages more than 100,000 vehicles across Europe, recently opened
new offices in the Finnish capital Helsinki after winning a
1,800-vehicle account with telecommunications firm Nokia Siemens
In addition, Stuart Donnelly was appointed
commercial director for the Nordics earlier this year from his
position as Fleet Logistics’ UK and international business
Sorensen, who has over 15 years’ experience in
the automotive and leasing sector, will join Donnelly at the Fleet
Logistics Nordics head office in Malmo, Sweden.
He was previously key account manager with ALD
Automotive in Denmark, a role he held for over five years. Prior to
that he worked for LeasePlan Denmark, also for five years, and
previously he had a further five years’ experience with Europcar,
also based in Copenhagen.
Donnelly said the company looked forward to
the knowledge and knowhow Sorensen’s experience of the European
fleet market would bring to the business.
Sorensen said he was delighted to be joining
Fleet Logistics “at this exciting time in its development”.
“I believe Fleet Logistics has huge potential
for growth in the region and that multi-bidding is definitely the
way forward for large international clients,” he added.
Fleet Logistics manages around 6,000 cars on
behalf of customers in across Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland
and has plans to double the Nordic fleet within as short a time
frame as possible.
The Helsinki office and the new contract with
NSN, which builds on a two-year relationship in which Fleet
Logistics has managed the NSN fleet across 10 European countries,
is part of the company’s growth plan.
Donnelly said the company was in progressive
discussion with a number of other large fleet operators in the
Peter Soliman Fleet Logistics’ chief executive
said: “We see considerable growth opportunities within the four
main countries of the Nordic region, where there are some large
multi-national organisations domiciled in the region.”
In addition to its Nordic business, Fleet
Logistics has operations in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany,
Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland
and the United Kingdom as well as partnership agreements in
Czechoslovakia and Slovakia.