Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS) has expanded its national sales team with the appointment of four new corporate sales managers.

David Rae joined VWFS Fleet from Mercedes Benz Commercial Vehicles, and will be responsible for growing the corporate fleet customer base in the Scottish region.

Matthew Terry joined the business to manage the North East region. He was previously at Zenith, where he looked after blue-chip clients.

The South East region will now be managed by Nick Press, who has over eleven years’ experience in the motor trade industry. He was previously at Mercedes Benz.

James Watson will be responsible for the South including the management of six sales managers. He joined the business from Volkswagen Passenger Cars and has also worked for Fiat Group and LeasePlan, where he gained experience working with large fleets of up to 5,000 vehicles.

Iker Lazzari, head of sales and marketing at VWFS Fleet, said: "2016 is an exciting year for us; we now have a full, strong and fit team with a variety of skills and experiences that are focused on developing new partnerships and delivering exceptional customer service. Additionally, we have exciting product and market development planned, along with our new strategy which will be announced in Q3."