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Mike Thompson named chief operating officer at Leasing Options

Mike Thompson COO Leasing Options

CONGRATULATIONS to Mike Thompson and his appointment as the new chief operating officer at Leasing Options. The Manchester leasing broker’s sales & marketing director, and former brand manager, now takes on responsibility for all operational functions for the business. These will be in addition to his previous main focus on sales and marketing, where he has led a number of strategic projects,…

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Identifying fraudulent finance applicationss

OVER the last 18 months there has been a significant increase in the instances of impersonation fraud against financial institutions including those within the motor finance industry, writes Paul Sperring, fraud manager at Lloyds Banking Group.  As a business, Lex Autolease has been proactively engaged to protect the business against fraudsters, including organised crime groups committing identity fraud. Since the beginning of…

Two new senior appointments at the BVRLA

bvrla appointments

THE BVRLA has strengthened its senior executive team with two new appointments. Harry Madan joins as head of compliance and governance (above, left), while Adam Forshaw (above, right) joins as head of communications. Madan may be be familiar to many leasing brokers, having previously worked for the Consumer Credit Advisory Services as a compliance consultant and auditor. Commenting on Madan’s appointment, Shashi…