New Group Managing Director for National Fleet & Viking International
01 Feb 2008
Kevin Parker has been appointed Group Managing Director of Axle Group’s, Viking International and National Fleet businesses.
Kevin joined the company in December 2001 as Managing Director of National Fleet and has since orchestrated a period of rapid and sustained growth within the business.
Responsible for the creation of National Fleet’s award winning customer call centre in Stockport, Kevin has also developed National’s highly successful Dealer Division and the growth of the company’s mobile tyre fitting service.
Reporting to CEO Tony Neill, Kevin will take over Axle Group’s wholesale business, Viking International, with immediate effect.
Commenting on the appointment, Tony remarked; “Kevin’s undeniable achievements within National Fleet, make him the ideal candidate to take over the reins of Viking International. His understanding of the market and passion for the business will ensure that we continue to build on our past successes.”
Kevin commented; “Viking International is the proverbial sleeping giant, with untapped potential in so many areas. Combine this potential with the strength of National Fleet, and I firmly believe we can successfully exploit the synergies that exist within our wholesale, dealer and fleet businesses, to create an exceptional offering within the tyre market.”