BMW UK appoint new Corporate Sales General Manager
By Kyle Lindsay
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 16:00
APPOINTED: Matt Bristow, of BMW UK
Matt Bristow is the new General Manager of Corporate Sales for BMW UK.
Mr Bristow, 38, assumes his new role with immediate effect, and takes over from Steve Chater, the new General Manager for Product and Market Planning.
He moves to the position having been General Manager for Used Cars and Internal Sales since 2010.
Richard Hudson, Sales Director for BMW UK, said: “Matt brings with him a wealth of experience in retail financial services and leasing and will be working directly with our corporate customers and leasing companies as we enter a period of growth through exciting new model launches.”
Mr Bristow added: “Corporate Sales is essential to our success and our dealers’ success so ensuring we give the best service to our corporate customers and leasing customers is going to be my focus.
“It’s also an exciting time to be joining the team with the growing range of BMW models offering even wider choice for fleets.
“I look forward to strengthening BMW’s position in the fleet sector and attracting new business customers to BMW.”
Elsewhere at BMW UK, Uwe Dreher has been appointed the new Marketing Director with immediate effect, replacing Chris Brownridge, who is now Director for Mini UK.
Mr Dreher, 39, was previously Head of Marketing for BMW i, a post he held since 2010.