Europcar Group has announced the appointment of Valérie Sauteret to the role of group communications director. Her main mission will be to promote through communications the strategic ambitions of the group, in particular its development in its core business and the strengthening of its position as a major player in new mobility solutions.
In recent years Europcar Group, a major player in mobility markets, has accelerated the development of building a large network of general sales agents throughout the world.
Europcar UK has appointed Jose Blanco as UK sales and marketing director. He has taken over the role from Nick Harwood, who has been promoted to sales director, key partners, for Europcar Group.
The low-cost car rental segment is one of the most dynamic in Europe, representing approximately €1.5 billion, enjoying a historical 12 per cent annual growth rate and expected to continue to grow at a similar pace, especially in leisure destinations like France, Spain, Italy, UK, Portugal, Greece and Turkey.
Europcar has signed an agreement with Daimler Mobility Services for the sale of its 25 per cent stake in car2go Europe. The completion of the transaction requires the approval of the competent antitrust authorities, with the parties expecting to receive these approvals and close the transaction before the end of the second quarter of 2018.
Europcar Group has appointed Tony Mikkelsen as group corporate sales director. In his role, Mikkelsen will be responsible for all corporate sales activities at group level.
Europcar UK has launched its new mobility portal to give fleet and travel managers one-stop access to the company’s full range of mobility services.
Europcar UK has joined market leading loyalty programme, Nectar, to give travellers more chances to collect and redeem points. Whether travelling by plane, train or car this year, Nectar customers can now use their cards to collect points when on the go.
Europcar has developed its driver service offer, using the benefits of Brunel’s technology platform, to provide its customers with a seamless end to end global travel solution. The company hopes the move will be another step toward meeting new mobility demands.
Europcar Group has announced the appointment of Luc Peligry as chief financial officer, in addition to his role as a member of the executive committee. Peligry has a strong background in finance and management in different business environments, including health, food, chemical, and consulting.
Europcar Group has announced it has received approval from the EU Commission to acquire Goldcar, Europe’s largest low-cost car rental company.