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Alphera appoints Daniel Temple as head of sales development

Alphera Financial Services head of sales development Daniel Temple

Alphera Financial Services has appointed former BMW Motorrad Financial Services and MINI Financial Services regional manager Daniel Temple as its head of sales development.

Temple will move to the new posting from his most recent position as sales channel development manager within BMW Group UK.

“Daniel has made a great impact within his previous teams, and we look forward to more of the same positivity and influence at Alphera,” said BMW Group Financial Services and Alphera Financial Services chief executive Mike Dennett.

“He was a driving force behind many key sales channel initiatives at BMW Group Financial Services and we cannot wait to see how he approaches his new role with our Alphera brand.

“He is well acquainted with the BMW Group and the UK retail finance landscape so has already hit the ground running.”

Joining BMW Group Financial Services in 2010 in the New Business arena, Temple has significant retail motor finance experience, fulfilling a number of roles for the company, including UK Regional Manager for BMW Motorrad Financial Services and Mini Financial Services.

During his time with BMW Group UK he has helped launch the ‘Full Circle Retail Programme’, an upstream remarketing initiative designed to retain BMW Group vehicles within the Franchise Retailer Network.

Temple said: “I’m really looking forward to being fully immersed in the Alphera business. I’ve worked within the retail financial services business in a variety of roles across operations and sales, so bring plenty of practical, hands-on experience as well as new ideas to the table.”

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