Activa Contracts’ new area managers (left to right) Kay Piggott, James Davis and Penny Muchamore with Sally Lewis, national sales manager.

Activa Contracts Now has 12 area managers to help support its growth over the new year

Three new area managers have been appointed by Activa Contracts as the company gears up for expansion in 2020.

Joining the contract hire and leasing company, which currently operates a total fleet of some 7,000 company cars and vans, are: Kay Piggott, area manager for the Northeast of England; Penny Muchamore, covering Milton Keynes, Northampton and Oxford; and James Davis, responsible for the West Midlands and North Wales.

The appointments take to 12 the number of area managers employed by the Milton Keynes-based division of the Arnold Clark Group, Europe’s largest independently-owned vehicle dealer group, with one further post to be filled in the near future.

Area managers all report to national sales manager Sally Lewis, who said: “As a company we need to focus on winning new business and growing the fleet and the new recruits will help us meet our ambitious objectives for the new decade.

“Our area managers are responsible for securing their own business opportunities in addition to managing accounts. They are closely supported by Activa Contracts’ business development and customer service teams to deliver the high level of service for which the company is renowned and ensure client relationships are long-standing.”

Kay brings more than 25 years of senior customer service experience to Activa Contracts having worked with major rental and contract hire companies on both cars and commercial vehicles.

Penny has almost a decade of automotive industry across different sectors. From a retail dealer background she progressed into used vehicle remarketing and financial services before becoming a senior account manager in the leasing segment.

James also has extensive experience in the industry, having been involved with both car and commercial vehicle distribution; most recently specialising in delivering finance solutions to fleet operators

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