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The Vehicle Remarketing Association has launched a range of training course dates for 2012, including a new Introductory course for employees joining the industry. Six day-long courses – three Introductory and three Intermediate – are being run at locations in High Wycombe, Bruntingthorpe and Manchester during April, May and June. The new Introductory course is […]

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Hendy Expand with two New Trucks Sales Executives

Peter-Swinnerton (r) Bryn Clapp (l)

Hendy Van & Truck have started 2012 with a push on heavy truck sales in the South West. Peter Swinnerton started his new role at the beginning of this year as a Heavy Truck Sales Executive. Peter’s previous experience includes spending five5 years within the Mercedes-Benz and Renault Trucks Dealer Network in a similar role.  […]

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Two New Directors For Midlands Truck & Van

David Stewart & Simon Russell from Midlands Truck and Van

West Midlands Mercedes-Benz dealer Midlands Truck & Van has boosted its management team by making two key appointments. David Stewart is the company’s first After Sales Director, while Truck Sales Manager Simon Russell returns to a ‘patch’ on which he previously spent 19 years selling Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles. With dealerships in Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton, […]

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Euroway further expands sales team

Terrie Clifton

Terrie Clifton Following several key staff appointments in 2011 within the sales and marketing organisation at commercial vehicle company Euroway Group, the company has started 2012 with a further new sales team appointment. Terrie Clifton has joined the expanding sales team at Euroway in the position of Strategic Business Development Manager, reporting directly to Group […]

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Wessex DAF Technician European Technician of the Year Runner Up

Tom Yelland (left) with Nick Stewart the Service Manager of Wessex DAF

The DAF European Technician of the Year 2012 Award has been won by Rinze Louwsma of the Netherlands. The single runner-up, beaten into second place only narrowly, was Tom Yelland from UK dealer Wessex DAF, headquartered in Newton Abbott, Devon. The European final, which consisted of ten parts, took place at DAF Trucks in Eindhoven. […]

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New Truck Sales Director for Volvo T & B Centre East Anglia

Con Rooney and Nicky Gillsmall

Con Rooney and Nicky Gillsmall Nicky Gill and Con Rooney have joined wholly-owned dealer group Volvo Truck and Bus Centre East Anglia. Nicky Gill has been appointed to the position of New Truck Sales Director and Con Rooney has joined as Aftermarket Director. Reporting to the Regional Managing Director David Sullivan, both are working closely […]

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The Volvo Group’s new truck organisation has broken down the marketing and sales responsibility for the Group’s truck brands into three geographic areas, whilst brands and product strategies will still be managed at a global level. At the beginning of 2012, Claes Nilsson, formerly President Europe Division, took over responsibility for the Group’s largest truck […]

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Scania apprentice numbers in the increase

David Cameron on a visit to Scania apprentices in 2008

The number of youngsters aspiring to become Scania commercial vehicle service personnel continues to increase with more than 50 students embarking on Scania Apprenticeship programmes between September 2011 and January 2012. This latest intake comprises 39 Apprentice Technicians, five Apprentice Parts Professionals and eight Apprentice Bus and Coach Technicians. “These figures are part of a […]

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New Marketing Director for Scania (GB)

Scania Marketing Director arif jafferji

Scania (Great Britain) Limited has appointed Arif Jafferji to the position of Business Development and Marketing Director, a newly-created role designed to both support the company’s existing range of products and services and spearhead the development of new business initiatives for Scania in the UK. Arif, 38, took up his appointment on 5 January 2012 […]

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Citroen Boost Fleet Sales Team


Citroen Sales team Citroën’s national fleet sales team of area fleet managers and leasing & rental managers is now at full strength with the appointment of Simon Griffith and Mark Richardson. Simon Griffith (45) joins Citroën as Area Fleet Manager for Greater London and Essex.  Prior to joining Citroën, Simon gained considerable fleet sales experience […]

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