CHIPPENHAM, WILTSHIRE, UK – Keith Allen has joined ARI Fleet UK as its managing director. According to ARI, Allen will initially worth with the company’s Acting Managing Director Mark Bryan, who is transitioning back to his role as vice president of European integration.
Allen was the managing director of ALD UK for 13 years. According to ARI, Allen played an instrumental role in the buy-out of BCH Vehicle Management (which is now ALD UK) and then joined its team as finance director in 1996. Before his time with ALD UK, he held different management positions with Ernst & Young. ARI said Allen holds a Bachelors degree in Biochemical Engineering from the University College of Swansea in Wales. He is also a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants.
“We are delighted to have someone of Keith’s caliber join our organization,” said Chris Conroy, ARI’s managing director of global operations. “His extensive experience in vehicle leasing and fleet management will certainly play a major role in ARI’s continued growth and success globally. With Keith, Mark, and FSG founder and Chairman Geoffrey Bray leading the organization, the future for ARI in the UK is very exciting.”
ARI Fleet UK, formerly Fleet Support Group (FSG), manages approximately 55,000 vehicles and drivers and offers a range of fleet products and services.