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January 12, 2010

On the move

Dunstable-based truck rental, contract hire, driver and fleet management firm BRS has announced that Jon Juxon has been appointed as its new sales director.Juxon joins BRS from the Royal Bank of Scotland, replacing Mark Barton, who left BRS earlier this year.

By Verdict Staff

BRS

Dunstable-based truck rental, contract hire, driver and fleet management firm BRS has announced that Jon Juxon has been appointed as its new sales director. Juxon joins BRS from the Royal Bank of Scotland, replacing Mark Barton, who left BRS earlier this year.

ECS

Chris Martin has been appointed as account manager at Société Générale technology subsidiary ECS, responsible for the development and management of key ECS clients in the commercial and public sector market.

Martin was previously a senior consultant at independent IT financier Syscap.

GE CAPITAL

GE Capital’s Steve Sargent, 49, who was chief executive of GE European Equipment Finance from 2000 to 2003, has been promoted to president and chief executive of GE Capital’s business operations in Asia Pacific.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Sargent will replace John Flannery, who will run GE’s operations in India.

QUARTZ FINANCE

Ian Jackson has joined Quartz Finance, with the aim of developing the company’s new business in the aviation and marine finance sectors.

Jackson has over 15 years of asset finance experience, having worked at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, GE Capital, CIT and Hitachi Capital.

Most recently, he has been working as an independent consultant in the aviation and marine finance industries.

RENAULT TRUCKS

Mark Patterson has joined Renault Trucks UK as a regional sales manager for used commercial vehicles. Patterson will support the company’s general manager for used vehicles, Mike Finney, in the development of the dealer network, which currently comprises 27 used vehicle centres across the UK. He will mainly focus on the north of the UK. In his previous roles, Patterson worked for MAN as a rental manager and new vehicle sales manager, and subsequently became remarketing manager of Alliance & Leicester Commercial Finance’s used CVs.

Doug GilliesTOYOTA FS

Toyota Financial Services UK has appointed Doug Gillies as managing director.

Gillies was formerly operations director at the captive, stepping into the role vacated by David Betteley upon his retirement in October. Gillies was part of the original Toyota Financial Services team when the captive was set up in 1998, having joined the company when it was still a joint venture between Toyota Finance and Lloyds Bowmaker.

VOLKSWAGEN COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has promoted Matthew Boden to the position of head of operations, replacing Duncan Sands.

Boden was previously national fleet sales manager for Volkswagen Passenger Cars, and has assumed responsibility for all new and used vehicle sales as well as managing the development of the Volkswagen Van Centre network.

YORKSHIRE BANK

Steve Evans, 50, an asset finance partner at Yorkshire Bank, has moved from the asset finance division in Gloucester and Worcester to become a business banking partner in Coventry, at the Ricoh Arena.

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