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WMS Group restructure makes Craig Grant head of all Opteven UK operations

 Craig Grant

Insurance and warranty firm Opteven Group is restructuring its UK business including WMS Group.

WMS's commercial director Craig Grant moves up to the managing director role for all of Opteven's UK operations, and WMS's operations director Neil Monks will join the Opteven UK board as retail sales and customer services director.

Martin Quail becomes Opteven International chief executive, overseeing all its activities outside of its global home territory of France.

Quail said: “The UK market is a key component of Opteven International’s growth aspirations, and – since acquiring WMS in January 2020 – we’ve invested heavily in new products, IT, services and personnel, and experienced impressive growth as a result.

“Having the backing of a European organisation already present in the automotive aftersales market gives WMS a unique perspective on products and services and we have aspirations to grow our UK business even further.

"We will therefore be implementing a senior management structure to ensure our team is well-positioned to spearhead our future growth plans and to effectively ensure our customer experience culture remains at the heart of all that we do."

He said he will work closely with Grant to deliver Opteven's long-term growth strategy as it aims to create the best warranty and associated insurance products on the market.

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