Ed Hummel to support fleet management company’s growth ambitions

Essential Fleet Services is pleased to announce that the company has recently appointed Ed Hummel as Commercial Director.

Ed joins us from EurotaxGlass’s, Europe’s leading provider of automotive data and intelligence, where he held the role of Managing Director. Ed has previously worked in sales leadership roles with several automotive organisations including Honda, Volkswagen and Ford Motor Company.

Essential Fleet Services is a Lincoln-based contract hire and leasing company backed by private equity investors, Endless LLP. Essential has operations spanning the North West, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the South East, and has a turnover of approximately £43 million.

Ray O’Toole, Chief Executive, said, “We’re very pleased Ed has decided to join us. He will be a great asset to the business and an energetic member of our senior management team and board, supporting Essential to achieve our significant growth ambitions. He is very experienced in delivering strong commercial results in challenging business environments, demonstrating engaging and effective leadership to transform the sales process and client relationships.

Commenting on his move to Essential, Ed Hummel said, "I'm delighted to be joining the board of Essential Fleet Services. It’s a strong business with many long standing customer relationships. I believe we have considerable potential to grow by offering the most professional customer experience in this fragmented specialist vehicle market".