RAC announces new fleet appointment

Article date: 10 October 2007

RAC has promoted Steve Whitmarsh to senior partnership manager, fleet, within the corporate partnerships team.

Steve, who will manage a team of partnership managers, will be responsible for building and strengthening RAC's customer portfolio, including automotive glazing, roadside assistance, vehicle inspections and accident and legal services, to the fleet and commercial vehicles markets.

Steve (35) has 18 years experience in the motor industry and has worked for RAC since April 2005.  Prior to joining RAC, Steve held positions with Rover Group, Volvo Car UK and MNH Vehicle Contracts.

"I am delighted to be appointed to this position, this is a fantastic opportunity and I am very excited to be in a position to help shape the future of RAC within the fleet industry," said Steve.                       

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Notes to editors

About RAC

  • With around seven million members, RAC is one of the UK's most progressive motoring organisations, providing services for both private and business motorists.  Whether it's roadside assistance, windscreen repair and replacement, learning to drive, vehicle inspections and checks, legal and financial services or up-to-the-minute traffic and travel information - RAC is able to meet motorists' needs. RAC incorporates BSM, RAC Auto Windscreens, RAC Direct Insurance and HPI.
  • Aviva bought RAC in May 2005.  The acquisition brings together RAC's powerful brand and customer base with the expertise and leading position in motor insurance of Norwich Union Insurance (part of Aviva). Norwich Union is the UK's largest insurer, insuring one in seven motor vehicles and with a market share of around 15 per cent.
  • RAC's news releases and a selection of images are available from the internet press centre at www.racnews.co.uk.

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