Former BMW financial services head of strategy, Shashi Maharaj has joined the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) as the legal and membership director. Maharaj who will be responsible for the association’s governance, compliance and membership functions, spent over 20 years with BMW in a variety of senior legal, strategy and compliance roles. More recently he was responsible for governance and compliance in the UK and Ireland at BMW. He said: “I am looking forward to working with members […]
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