Manheim has has hired former Arval-BNP Paribas executive Arnaud Bosvieux as its customer relationship director.
At Arval- BNP Paribas Bosvieux held various strategic sales and development roles over 23 years, working in France, Spain, China and the UK.
His new role will use his sector experience to integrate a strategy for the company’s account management, said Manheim., part of Cox Automotive UK
Peter Bell, managing director at Manheim, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Arnaud to the Manheim leadership team, where his extensive experience in developing successful long-term sales strategies will be a great asset.”
“We pride ourselves on working in partnership with our customers to deliver a fully connected service that supports their business objectives, and Arnaud’s key focus is to help us develop this approach still further.”
Bosvieux said: “We are operating in a fast-changing vehicle services industry, and I’m excited to have joined a forward-thinking business that is ready to embrace the opportunities this presents.”
“My ambition is to develop a long-term sales strategy built around a partnership approach with our customers.
“That means understanding each customer’s specific needs and offering new products and services that deliver tangible added value.”
The appointment comes after the recent appointments of Inchcape Retail’s Dean Ashworth and Kwik Fit’s John Fletcher as general managers of Manheim's auction centres in Colchester and Wimbledon.