- Chief operating officer Mike Thompson is pictured above (left) with new director of online sale, Pete White
LEASING Options, the Manchester-based broker, has appointed Pete White as its new director of online sales as part of a departmental restructure.
Pete is tasked with managing the sales team and maintaining customer service levels. He will also be responsible for growing and optimising the company’s extensive network of sales channels.
I’m really proud to be joining the Leasing Options family, especially considering the incredible successes the sales team have achieved over the last couple of years. I’m excited to extend this success and play my role in cementing our position as the UK’s leading car lease experts.Pete White, director of online sales, Leasing Options
Pete brings more than a decade of experience from across the motoring trade and has a record for motivating and developing talent.
He most recently worked for the northern dealer group RRG Group on the Toyota brand. He has also spent 12 years in various roles with the British Army, part of which was training and motivating new recruits at Pirbright Army Training Centre.
Mike Thompson, chief operating officer, added:
Leasing Options is at an important and critical point in its history as we are rapidly growing. It’s important that we get the internal structure in place to help nurture the incredible talent we have within the team, while also looking to extend our family further.
Pete has a real passion for developing talent and growing it within teams which is something we really want to focus on. He will work closely with the senior management team and support us on developing our processes and help us achieve our ambitious plans.
In the company’s last financial year, Leasing Options took over 10,000 orders, a record for the business.
Ralph Morton is the leading journalist in the leasing broker sector and editor of Broker News, the website which provides information and news for BVRLA-registered leasing brokers. He also writes extensively on the fleet and leasing market in both the UK and Europe.