Jonathan Layton named Michelin head of fleet
Michelin has appointed Jonathan Layton as national sales manager fleet, UK and Republic of Ireland.
Layton brings more than 15 years’ experience at the company to the new role, which will see him manage the company’s team of key account managers to ensure quality of service across its car and van fleet customers. He will also focus on extending the company’s premium tyre policies to prospective fleet customers.
He commented: “Michelin has a well-founded reputation for being at least one step ahead of the curve, and I’m delighted to be taking on my new role at such an exciting time for the business.
“Within the last 12 months our CrossClimate tyres have secured a series of major fleet industry awards, plus won acclaim from fleet managers nationwide. This year we’ll be enhancing and expanding the CrossClimate range yet further, opening up a wealth of new opportunities for this game-changing tyre generation.”
Layton will be based at Michelin’s UK headquarters in Stoke-on-Trent, reporting to Rebeca Nieto, commercial director passenger car, light truck and 4×4, UK and Republic of Ireland.