Meet the Sandown Fleet Team

A group of passionate and knowledgeable Mercedes-Benz experts who specialise in advising companies operating business vehicles - their underlying ethos is clear - each customer, no matter how large or small, is equally important. Driven by customer care, Sandown provide a dedicated Fleet specialist to every customer, a direct point of contact for the duration of the consultation and ordering process.

Platinum Business Magazine met with the friendly team of Fleet Managers at Sandown to find out what really keeps their engines revving…

Their fast-expanding team hosts a wealth of experience and specialist expertise in the fleet market, each of them focused on helping business customers find a leasing arrangement that’s convenient, economical and bespoke. With Sandown Fleet, customers benefit from a full range of servicing options, parts and accident repair services.

One distinguishing benefit available from Sandown is the access to 48 hour test drives on selected vehicles - a real advantage when considering individual driver needs (subject to availability, terms and conditions apply).

Mike Williams

Fleet Sales Executive

1. Where did you begin your career? I began my career at Motorcycle City.

2. How long have you worked with Mercedes-Benz? I have worked for Sandown since January 2016.

3. Why did you choose Mercedes-Benz? Fantastic brand, fantastic product, proud to be part of the company.

4. Tell us an interesting fact about you? I got engaged this summer.

5. What is your favourite model and why? Di. cult to pick a favourite with all AMGs capable of making your spine tingle, but I’d probably say the S-Coupé.

Jade Talbot

Fleet Administrator

1. Where did you begin your career? BMW.

2. How long have you worked with Mercedes-Benz? Nearly 3 years.

3. Why did you choose Mercedes-Benz? Great company with lots of exciting opportunities.

4. Tell us an interesting fact about you? I’m qualified to teach Pilates.

5. What is your favourite model and why? C-Class Cabriolet – new model and it looks great!.

David Kemshall

Business Development Manager

1. Where did you begin your career? Barclays Bank.

2. How long have you worked with Mercedes-Benz? Since September 2016.

3. Why did you choose Mercedes-Benz? “The best or nothing”.

4. Tell us an interesting fact about you? I am about to become a Dad for the first time.

5. What is your favourite model and why? CLA45 because it is fast and looks beautiful.

Stuart Head

Head of Fleet Sales

1. Where did you begin your career? Alphabet GB in 2000.

2. How long have you worked with Mercedes-Benz? 3 years.

3. Why did you choose Mercedes-Benz? Premium brand which oozes style and quality.

4. Tell us an interesting fact about you? I have a metal plate in my leg, but that doesn’t stop me running 30 miles a week!

5. What is your favourite model and why? GLE AMG Line 350d. Stylish and practical.

Diego Villalba

Fleet Sales Executive

1. Where did you begin your career? I started in the Motor Industry back in 1999 selling new and used Nissans.

2. How long have you worked with Mercedes-Benz? I’ve worked for MB retailers since June 2014 and joined Sandown in 2016.

3. Why did you choose Mercedes-Benz? I wanted career progression and have always admired Mercedes-Benz as a real prestige brand.

4. Tell us an interesting fact about you? I got married in beautiful Slovakia and had to use a translator for the whole ceremony!

5. What is your favourite model and why? Has to be the S-Class! I absolutely love the cabin space, luxury and presence on the road!

Callie Annells

Fleet Co-ordinator

1. Where did you begin your career? HSBC Bank.

2. How long have you worked with Mercedes-Benz? 2 1/2 years.

3. Why did you choose Mercedes-Benz? I came on a temp contract, really enjoyed it, so never left.

4. Tell us an interesting fact about you? I worked back to back ski seasons for 4 1/2 years before starting at Sandown Mercedes.

5. What is your favourite model and why? GLE, because it’s a really nice drive.

 

For all your business motoring needs, contact the Sandown Fleet Team:

Stuart Head, Group Head of Fleet Sales

Telephone: 01483 654541

Email to: stuart.head@sandown-mercedes.co.uk

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