Lee Smylie joins ARI Fleet UK from Volkswagen Financial Services

Lee Smylie joins ARI Fleet UK from Volkswagen Financial Services

ARI Fleet UK

ARI Fleet UK has appointed Lee Smylie as its new corporate business development manager.

Smylie joins the Holman Enterprises-owned company from Volkswagen Financial Services. In his new role he will cover the central territory to boost growth with corporate clients in the region seeking fleet efficiency savings.

“I’m excited to be joining ARI Fleet UK at a time of strategic growth. ARI has a common objective throughout the business to continue the success of recent years,” said Smylie.

“Businesses are always looking for different ways to become as efficient as possible, no more so than in the last couple of years. The market will be challenging in 2022, with issues such as , Brexit, COVID recovery, and vehicle and parts supply issues shaping fleet decisions. We can review how they operate their fleets and work collaboratively towards identifying and executing an improved solution.”

Commenting on the new appointment, ARI Fleet UK’s sales director Rory Mackinnon said: "I am very excited about Lee's appointment and how this will strengthen our presence in the fleet market. Lee comes with a great track record of supporting fleet users, working with them in a consultative manner to maximize their fleets’ return on investment."

ARI Fleet UK is one of the largest dedicated specialist funding and fleet management providers in the UK, with 150 fleet customers.