Athlon UK appoints new chief operations officer
29 March 2021
Author: Sean Keywood
Martin Phillips has joined leasing and fleet management company Athlon UK as chief operations officer.
Phillips, who has also joined the Athlon UK - formerly Daimler Fleet Management - board of directors, is said to bring 20 years of fleet and leasing experience to the role, from both captive and bank-backed organisations.
He most recently held a joint MD position at fleet management outsourcing company I247 Group, while previous employment included nine years at Volkswagen Financial Services, where he led a team tasked with creating and rolling out a strategic growth plan for the UK fleet market.
Phillips said: "I am excited to be back in a leasing company. I am looking forward to delivering for our customers and building flexible and green fleet management solutions, with the ability to leverage mobility solutions for our international customers."
Athlon UK managing director Patricia Wolfe said: "I am delighted that Martin has joined Athlon UK bringing with him a wealth of experience and customer focus.
"Martin completes the new management team at Athlon UK and will lead the operation division as we look to grow our corporate and international car and van business in the coming years."