Automotive industry charity BEN has appointed Peter Cottle has its head of business development.
Cottle is well known to motor retailers, having been a director of Capital Bank Motor, before it was absorbed by Black Horse, during his 30+ years in the motor retail finance industry.
BEN's chief executive David Main said: "Peter’s role is absolutely vital for BEN in raising both funds and awareness for the work we do in the automotive industry.
"We want to create an industry where everybody in need of BEN’s help and advice knows that we are there for them and we know that Peter will open doors for us and really spread the word. His understanding and affinity with the industry is second to none."