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Close calls for Austin

Hilton Austin has been appointed as head of sales for the motorcycle division at Close Brothers Motor Finance.

Austin brings more than 20 years of experience in the automotive and service industries. With a background in both B2B and B2C sectors, including roles at Autino and Fiat Group, he brings an in-depth knowledge of franchise, dealer and OEM operations to the motorcycle division.

He will lead a key part of one of the UK’s leading motor finance providers, overseeing the continued success and ambitious sales plans for the motorcycle division during a substantial period of growth and innovation in the sector.

Seán Kemple, managing director of Close Brothers Motor Finance, said: “Hilton is joining the business at a pivotal time for bikes. It’s been a great year for the sector, and the future of electric motorbikes and scooters provides huge potential for growth.

“His strategic expertise within big businesses will help us make the most of opportunities to build our motorbike offering and continue to provide the highest level of service to our dealer partners and customers.”

Close Brothers Motor Finance has recently been nominated as Independent Finance Provider of the Year at the Motor Finance Europe Awards.

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