Fleet Operations announces key consultancy appointment
18 January 2022
Author: Sean Keywood
Fleet management company Fleet Operations has announced the appointment of David Bushnell as director of consultancy and strategy.
Bushnell was formerly principal consultant for leasing company Alphabet GB, and has more than 30 years of experience across subjects including alternative fuels, fleet taxation and funding, personal motoring schemes, and salary sacrifice.
A former mechanical engineer, he is a member of the Association of Fleet Professionals, and lead trainer on its financial training module.
Bushnell will report directly to the Fleet Operations board, and will be an ambassador for the company's tailored fleet management solutions for SME, corporate, and international customers.
He will also be sharing his expertise through a series of webinars, white papers, and best practice guides, details of which will be announced soon.
Bushnell said: "Fleet Operations has established itself as a clear leader in fleet solutions by staying consistently ahead of the curve in the core areas of customer service, technology and green mobility.
"Our services remain 100% independent of any leasing company, manufacturer or dealer group which is essential to deliver genuinely impartial fleet management advice and tailor-made solutions which really meet clients' needs.
"I'm delighted to be joining such a strong and forward-thinking team and am looking forward to leveraging my experience to help drive further growth."
Fleet Operations managing director Richard Hipkiss said: "This is a demanding but exciting time for the industry as fleet operators find themselves at the epicentre of the move to mobility, the push to a sustainable future, and the fast pace of tech evolution.
"David will be instrumental in helping our clients turn challenges like the transition to electric into strong opportunities to save fleet costs and improve efficiencies."
Fleet Operations CEO Ross Jackson said: "We recognise the importance of providing our customers with unrivalled industry expertise and a consultative approach to fleet strategy.
"That means having the best people available to provide insight, expertise and advice and ensures our strategy and product portfolio continuously evolves.
"David strengthens an already impressive team and evidences our ongoing commitment to invest in the right people to help our clients solve their mobility needs."