John Leigh takes non executive role at Nexus
With more than four decades in the rental industry, John Leigh’s career spans senior executive roles in Eurodollar Rent a Car and Swan National Rental. Until recently John Leigh was non executive chairman of Europcar UK. Prior to that he held the position of CEO of Europcar UK following its acquisition of the National Car Rental and Alamo Rent a Car parent company, Vanguard Rental EMEA, where he was senior vice president.
He is also a former chairman of the BVRLA and continues to sit on the BVRLA Committee of Management.
His appointment re-unites him with Neil McCrossan, CEO of Nexus Group. The two men have worked together for over 20 years through the Swan National, Eurodollar and National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car businesses.
Commenting on the appointment of John Leigh, Neil McCrossan said: 'I and the rest of the board are delighted that John has agreed to join the group in this new role. He has unparalleled experience, knowledge and contacts in the vehicle rental business throughout the world.
'The Nexus Group has expanded rapidly over the last three years as a result of organic growth, acquisition and through moving into new products and services. We intend this to continue and having someone of John’s stature and experience available to support us will be of enormous benefit.'