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Oodle Car Finance appoints Paul Woodhead as head of group aftercare

Paul Woodhead

Oodle Car Finance has welcomed Paul Woodhead as new head of group aftercare.

He will focus on the continued development of the company’s aftercare offering across dealers and car buyers.

Woodhead joins Oodle with more than 20 years’ experience in the automotive industry, having worked within the Volkswagen Group and, more recently, as franchise director at the Swansway Group.

He said: “It’s a time of change for the automotive industry as well as car finance and I think there is a lot we can do to support our dealer partners and car buying customers.

“Oodle is a company that absolutely represents its values and ethos - the team is focused on amazing customer outcomes and offering true business support to partners. Every decision is made with the customer in mind.”

Phillip Williams, managing director of Oodle Car Finance, added: “We’re really excited to have Paul join the Oodle team. He’s already making waves and improving our aftercare offering and is playing an active role in driving our business forward.”

Data published by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) revealed that, in 2021 as a whole, new business volumes in the consumer car finance market grew by 9% compared with 2020 to almost 2.1 million cars financed, but remained 14% lower than in 2019.

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