Pilkington joins BCA Marketplace plc

Mike Pilkington has joined BCA Marketplace plc as chief operating officer BCA Services based at BCA’s Birmingham logistics hub.

Mike Pilkington brings a wealth of experience to the role gained in business-leading positions across the remarketing and defleet landscape, most recently as managing director, Paragon Automotive and, prior to that, Manheim, where he was chief strategy officer UK and Europe and managing director of Manheim Remarketing.

Mike commented, ‘BCA is the market leader in Europe and has ambitious plans to add value across the vehicle lifecycle chain with a strong core proposition and a raft of complementary services and products. This is an exceptional opportunity to join the Group at the start of a significant journey that will alter the landscape of the vehicle services sector.’

Avril Palmer-Baunack, executive chairman, BCA Marketplace added, ‘With our recent investment in BCA Automotive, the largest vehicle logistics fleet in the UK with over 500 car transporters, our continued investment in de-fleet and refurbishment sites and our capability and innovation in imagery with Autos on Show, BCA is well placed to continue to broaden its delivery of the full supply chain needs of our customers. We are delighted he has joined us at this exciting time for the automotive services sector.’

The BCA Services division consolidates BCA’s inspection, storage and logistics services.