CONGRATULATIONS to John Deane, who has been appointed national sales manager at Wessex Fleet.
John joins the Wiltshire leasing broker with 20 years in the industry and a wealth of experience to help Wessex Fleet in the next phase of its growth.
Having started his career at Fleet Support Group, where he was instrumental in the company’s development, John has a CV that includes Lombard Vehicle Management and Lombard Asset Finance as well as the Holman Group (at ARI).
His expertise encompasses fleet, maintenance, risk, accident and tyre management, as well as finance and leasing, for fleets as large as 6,000 to 10,000 vehicles.
Based near Bath, John hails from Plymouth and was originally a chemist specialising in rubber. Outside of work one of his passions is rugby, in particular developing youth teams for Bath Rugby and Dorset Wiltshire Rugby. John also plays golf and football, with field sports taking up his spare time in the winter months.
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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.