- Gofor appoints a new Managing Director, Iain Bennett, to support the business in its next phase of growth
- Iain will oversee operational business, including: digital transformation and operational effectiveness, sales growth and supporting customers
- Gofor founder and Managing Director Graham Lesslie moves to a new role as Chief Executive Officer, responsible for: Gofor’s ongoing success, the strategic business vision, as well as funder and partner relationships
CONGRATULATIONS to Iain Bennett who has been appointed Managing Director of Edinburgh-based fleet management and business contract hire specialist Gofor.
Iain succeeds current Managing Director and company founder Graham Lesslie, who now moves to a new Chief Executive Officer role at the company.
Iain is a highly experienced leader with significant expertise in the technology space, as well as a track record in accelerating business growth. Iain’s background includes senior roles for technology businesses – including almost a decade in senior roles at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. The appointment aligns to Gofor’s focus on digital transformation which includes recent investment in a driver portal platform for salary sacrifice to ensure optimal customer experience.
Graham Lesslie, who moves to a CEO role, will maintain responsibility for the ongoing success of Gofor, leading the company’s vision for growth, further developing the crucial funder and partner relationships and providing direction on a number of key projects. Iain will lead the running of the day-to-day business operations.
Gofor says Iain’s appointment is a key step in its ongoing growth plans, which began when the business rebranded in February, removing ‘finance’ from its name to better reflect its full end-to-end fleet management provision.
Iain is one of several recent appointments following Gofor’s success winning a series of new fleet management and salary sacrifice accounts.
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