Alphabet has appointed Darren Harnett intermediary manager for its affinity partnerships team.

Harnett joined the business mobility provider from CLM Fleet Management, where he served as client relationship manager. He has also held previous roles in the leasing industry focused on the SME market.

At Alphabet, Harnett will be responsible for managing larger clients, and developing strategic and commercial relationships with third-party fleet management providers in the UK.

Harnett said: “I am excited to be joining the intermediary team. I am a strong believer in Alphabet’s ethos and forward-thinking approach, especially the laser focus on the customer and breadth of business mobility solutions we offer.

“I’m looking forward to supporting our intermediary partners on both a strategic and day-to-day level in order to take those relationships to new heights.”

Oliver Stevenson, head of affinity partnerships at Alphabet, said: “Darren’s depth of knowledge, connections, and industry experience will be key to pushing the intermediary team onwards and upwards.

“Darren will play a vital role for us in the delivery of real world business mobility solutions and peerless customer experience for our customers in this diverse business channel.”