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LeasingOptions.co.uk Announces New Director of IT

Ben Durkin

Following a hugely successful 12 months and ambitious plans to accelerate growth in 2018/19, LeasingOptions.co.uk, one of the UK’s leading car leasing companies, has announced Ben Durkin as the new director of IT.

Ben, who has been with the company for 15 years, has been promoted to the newly created role and will be responsible for managing a team of developers that will focus on building bespoke online solutions for LeasingOptions.co.uk. As part of his new role, Ben will also join the senior management team.

The promotion follows Ben’s tireless work at designing and building an innovative bespoke CRM system, which contains a full enquiry log, quotation system and staff workflow and diary function. It also enables gamification of the staff performance with unique dashboards and tables.

Nigel Brain, co-founder and managing director of LeasingOptions.co.uk said: “As a business we have just gone through the strongest 12 months in our history and we’re really excited about the direction we’re going in.

“We pride ourselves on being the market leaders and by promoting Ben and having him drive the technology function of the business forward – we are confident that we will maintain our position and lead the industry.”

Ben will be leading and managing a team of six developers.

Ben Durkin, director of IT said: “Working for a company that recognises its staff for their achievements and rewards them is fantastic.

“I’m really proud and excited to be able to take LeasingOptions.co.uk to the next chapter by elevating our IT offering and further advancing it for the benefit of our customers.”

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