BMW Group UK names new sales chief

BMW Group UK has appointed Matt Collins as the new general manager of corporate sales.

He succeeds Steve Roberts, who has taken up a new role as head of sales at MINI UK.

Debbie McIntosh, BMW sales director, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Matt into this new role. His in-depth knowledge of our brands gained both in the UK and North America will be of enormous value. Matt’s insights gained in the rapidly evolving Californian EV market is also particularly beneficial as we see high demand for electric mobility within corporate fleets in the UK.”

Collins added: “I’m thrilled to step into the BMW Group Corporate Sales role at this exciting time. As we continue to expand our electric vehicle offering with the forthcoming launch of the BMW i5, a key model for many fleets, I look forward to meeting many of our customers and further strengthening the BMW and MINI brand presence within this vital sector of our UK business.”