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Ben Creswick named MD at JCT600 VLS

JCT600 Vehicle Leasing Solutions commercial director Ben Creswick has taken over as managing director with immediate effect.

Ben Creswick, managing director, JCT600 VLS

The move comes just a year after Creswick joined the firm and sees him replace Paul Walters, who is leaving the business.

Creswick’s latest appointment builds on his strong background in the leasing and fleet sector, including former roles as commercial director at FMG and business development director at Zenith.

His appointment comes as JCT600 VLS celebrates its 30th year of business. The firm remains an independent family-owned providers of UK-wide vehicle funding and management solutions, operating a fleet of 6,500 vehicles.

Creswick commented: “I am incredibly proud to have been provided with an opportunity to lead this fantastic business. There is an incredible group of people at VLS and within the wider JCT600 Group, who are passionate and committed to delivering the highest quality of service. Having worked within different ownership structures, this is my first time within a family-owned business and it is clear that everyone really lives and breathes the values which have made this business what it is today.”

He added: “This is an exciting time for VLS and I am lucky to have the people, technology and service portfolio to ensure we will continue to operate as one of the leaders in the UK leasing industry. One of my first priorities is to get around the country and engage with all our customers, which I hope to complete over the coming months.”

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Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.