BCA has announced the appointment of Matt Bristow as manufacturer sales director reporting to BCA sales director, Craig Purvey. Bristow joins BCA from BMW Group UK Limited, where he held the role of general manager corporate sales.
Bristow held a number of management positions with BMW during 16 years with the company, including roles in BMW Financial Services and BMW’s leasing company Alphabet, prior to moving into BMW Group as general manager, Used Car and Internal Sales and latterly general manager corporate sales. He started his career as a chartered accountant at RSM Robson Rhodes, a partnership of chartered accountants in the UK and Ireland.
Bristow will take responsibility for BCA’s strategic relationships with manufacturer customers and their associated finance companies and will head up BCA’s highly experienced manufacturer sales team.
Craig Purvey, sales director, BCA commented “We are delighted to welcome Matt Bristow to BCA. He brings a wealth of experience and market knowledge to our sales team which will prove invaluable as we continue to secure significant new contracts in the manufacturer and captive finance sectors.”
Purvey added “Matt’s appointment underlines our commitment to attract the very best from across the automotive sector as we develop a range of automotive service solutions to add value right along the vehicle supply chain. This appointment strengthens our manufacturer team significantly as we continue to develop a broad range of solutions to meet the needs of our customers.”