THERE’S a new chief at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) with the appointment of Ricky McFarland to the newly created role of national corporate and leasing sales manager.
Reporting to fleet and used car director Francis Bleasdale, McFarland takes over responsibility of the corporate and leasing sales teams for the UK, across all FCA brands. The role also includes management of residual values and the company’s relationship with residual value setters.
McFarland comes to the new post having previously been the department’s assistant sales operations manager. He brings experience in managing and winning global and European corporate accounts, systems development projects, UK market forecasting, sales planning and accountancy.
“I’m delighted to be taking on this new challenge in the FCA Fleet Department,” said McFarland. “With fantastic new vehicle launches, such as the Jeep Renegade and Fiat 500X, this is an exciting time for the fleet department and for the company as a whole.”