Paul Edmed

Fleet management provider Fleet Operations has supported its 2022 growth plans with three senior appointments.

New business partnership manager Paul Edmed (pictured) brings more than 20 years’ fleet and lease industry experience including senior account management roles at LeasePlan, AMT Contract Hire & Leasing and Avis Budget Group. He is also a seasoned telematics specialist following a role at Airmax Remote Telematics.

Also joining as business partnership manager is Warren Fisher from Select Vehicle Leasing. With more than 30 years’ experience in automotive finance, banking, leasing and fleet consultancy, he has an in-depth understanding of the key mobility challenges facing businesses and offers extensive expertise in the delivery of tailored fleet management solutions to both public and private sector clients.

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Meanwhile, Philip Gregory becomes strategic account manager to advise on bespoke strategic direction for key clients and support ongoing product and service evolution.

He joins from Lex Autolease where he spent 20 years in various customer-facing roles, most recently spearheading fleet outsourcing strategy development for three of the UK’s largest corporate and public-sector fleets, operating more than 20,000 vehicles. He also brings a wealth of EV and Road to Zero expertise and will be playing a core role in advising clients on the transition to electric.

Fleet Operations MD Richard Hipkiss said: “This is a particularly exciting year for Fleet Operations as we celebrate our 20th year in business and set our sights on even more ambitious success. We are delighted to welcome three of the fleet industry’s most respected experts.

"Each has a wealth of experience in helping car and van fleet clients to decrease cost, improve efficiency and meet evolving challenges like the drive to decarbonisation – which is what Fleet Operations is all about.”