Automotive aftersales finance supplier Bumper has appointed Snap-on Enterprise Options’ Nick Squire as its new worldwide gross sales and partnerships supervisor.
Squire had been answerable for the tooling specialist’s European and international autoVHC programmes however will now take an abroad remit for the digital cost platform for car repairs, companies, equipment and add-ons after its launch in Germany and Spain.
He may also lead the enterprise because it embarks on additional growth into different worldwide markets.
Bumper – lately acknowledged by an inventory within the Monetary Occasions’ FT1000 rankings of the quickest rising European fintechs – is presently making ready to open a subsidiary in Ankara, Turkey.
Squire was beforehand employed by BTC, having began his automotive profession over 20 years in the past as basic gross sales supervisor at Ilkeston Co-op Motor Group.
Jack Allman, Bumper co-founder and chief commercial officer, mentioned: “We’re delighted to welcome Nick Squire to our quick increasing workforce to spearhead Bumper’s formidable development plans throughout key European automotive retailing markets.
“Nick brings a wealth of expertise to this new place having labored within the UK and worldwide supplier sectors, together with most of the markets we’re concentrating on.”
Squire mentioned: “I’m delighted to be becoming a member of Bumper originally of its thrilling worldwide journey and introduce new supplier merchandise into new markets.
“There’s a large alternative to develop Bumper into Europe. Having labored extensively in Germany and Spain my preliminary focus might be to develop gross sales in these markets and construct partnerships with key strategic companions, OEMs and supplier teams.”
Again in February, Bumper expanded its executive team with four new appointments to organize for the subsequent stage of its development in automotive funds.
Two months later it appointed carwow founder and chief executive James Hind as a non-executive director.
Retailers cited a necessity to assist customers unfold the price of their aftersales restore payments in AM ‘Basic Managers Information to… Success in MOTs’ webinar yesterday afternoon.
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