“Bill has that rare ability in a business leader to be able to drive change in almost any size of organisation. He has great interpersonal skills, can operate at strategic or detailed levels with equal effect, and his integrity is never compromised.” [David Bird, CFO, LeaseDrive Velo]
“I worked on a large business integration with Bill, I found his overall approach to be very positive and sensitive to the people involved. His industry knowledge, judgement and ability to analyse situations with limited data were very valuable.” [Mike Betts, CEO, Motability Finance Ltd]
“Bill has been actively involved in the vehicle and equipment distribution, retail, leasing and finance industries for over 30 years and has derived a wide strategic and detailed knowledge of them all. He is a professional manager with a range of intellectual and personal strengths ideally suited to the senior roles he has fulfilled for the LeasePlan Group. These include honesty, integrity, tenacity and strong inter-personal skills. He is extremely numerate and is able to create a high level of commitment amongst his peers and subordinates alike.” [Vahid Daemi, Chairman & CEO, LeasePlan Corporation NV].
“I have worked with Bill on a number of occasions over the last 15 years. His knowledge of the motor retail, distribution and leasing industries has been gained from hands on operational experience ranging from the highest strategic to the most detailed tactical levels. It is this breadth of experience, coupled with his astute and enquiring mind, that makes Bill such a valuable resource for us here at Cambria. His motor – related experiences can undoubtedly be applied to any issue, problem or opportunity in any business of whatever size.” [Mark Lavery, CEO, Cambria Automobiles Holdings Ltd].