Joe Howick has joined the FleetEurope board as chief operating officer.

Howick joined the FleetEurope board on 21 March 2016, and his experience includes almost two decades at Leasedrive Rental Management.

Having first joined in 1996, Howick was involved with the acquisition of the business by private equity investor HgCapital in 2013.

Howick then earned a board position with Zenith in 2014, following the merger of Leasedrive and Zenith.

Joe Howick, chief operating officer, said, "I am delighted to be joining the FleetEurope team at a time of significant growth. I have respected the business for the past 20 years and we share a number of fundamental values. I am particularly impressed with the depth of knowledge in the business; with the average staff retention rate of almost 10 years."