In this function, Matthias Engel will be responsible for the development of new customer relations in close collaboration with the Group’s global partner network.
Matthias Engel has been active in the German and international fleet management industry for almost 25 years. After working for various German leasing companies, he headed the Alphabet Sales Team in Germany. This was followed by almost 10 years at the vehicle manufacturer Opel, where Engel increasingly took on international roles up to the position of the European Leasing & B2B Sales Director. Before joining fleetcompetence Group, he was responsible for sales in the region Germany-Austria-Switzerland at the international fleet management company ARI Fleet Services.
“We are very pleased having been able to win with Matthias Engel a highly professional expert for the development of New Client Relations. Matthias Engel has an impressive CV in this respect. Thanks to his long-standing experience in business development activities with Top Fortune 500 customers, he has excellent expertise in this area,” explains Thilo v. Ulmenstein, Managing Partner at fleetcompetence Group. “In addition, he has an excellent knowledge of the industry. Matthias Engel brings along a 360-degree view on fleets from the perspective of the leasing companies, the vehicle manufacturer and the fleet management service provider.”
Tobias Kern, Managing Partner fleetcompetence Group, adds: “Our company is constantly expanding its organizational structures and services for highly specialized consulting for fleet customers. One key milestone of our expansion road-map is the establishment of a holistic sales approach towards the market across the entire Group.”
As part of his role, Matthias Engel will integrate the international network of more than 55 specialized consultants into his activities. This enables us to identify customer needs at an early stage and to propose customized fleet consulting solutions – on a national, regional and global level.”
The fleetcompetence Group supports fleet operators in developing, implementing and monitoring their international fleet strategy. The typical project steps include a detailed potential analysis, the definition of an international fleet (electrification) strategy, execution of tendering programs, policy design and the execution of the implementation of identified optimisation potentials, including tool-based results monitoring.
“The comprehensive background of experience and the skills of Matthias Engel form an excellent basis for further growing the market presence of the fleetcompetence Group. The consistently high demand for international fleet consulting can thus be handled competently via one central contact, Tobias Kern concludes.”