Autofutura gears up for growth with “revolutionary” new product and key appointments

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UK-based Autofutura, the specialist supplier of data services and systems to the automotive leasing and finance sectors, is gearing up for growth with the introduction of a revolutionary new product – as well as some key appointments.

The new product launch and new appointments follow the successes the company had at the International Auto Finance Network Awards last May when it won accolades in the Best Use of Data and Best Product or Services Innovation – Fleet Finance categories.

Portfolio 3 Sixty is the company’s revolutionary suite of B2C end-to-end sales acceleration solutions. These solutions are built to address the needs equally of OEM’s, financiers, franchised dealers and importantly end-users (customers).

Dedicated business and consumer services are designed to “inform, educate and delight” all user groups in equal measure. These services will be accessed via the web and or via mobile apps for smartphones and have been built to serve the needs of our clients directly, or via strategic partner alliances in the UK and international markets.

Paul Bennett, former director of international business development at CAP HPI, prior to that, director with responsibility for Asia- Pacific at Chrysalis-Solmotive joins the senior management team in the capacity of director of business development.

Bennett brings a wealth of knowledge and an in-depth understanding of the Fintech sector across all aspects within the automotive space. Additionally, he provides a demonstrable track record of success in business development and growth, both in the UK as well as numerous international markets.

David Oliver has been appointed director of digital design and marketing and joins the senior management team. Prior to joining Autofutura, Oliver was the founder and MD of Novus Digital, preceding that a lead media developer for Schlumberger.

Timely growth

Kim Sandom CEO of Autofutura (pictured above) explained: “The extensive technical and practical knowledge that he has acquired over the past fifteen years in the digital automotive space, coupled with other industries such as, financial services and retail in tandem with leisure & tourism is invaluable to us as a company. David’s knowledge will be indispensable in helping to shape the direction and timely growth of Portfolio 3 Sixty.”

Sandom added: “Coming hard on the heels of the accolades as recently awarded to us at the International Auto Finance Network Awards 2016, we are delighted to welcome Paul and David to our senior management team. Together with Matt Sandom they will collectively be the driving force in helping us to fast track our client led Portfolio 3 Sixty goals and aspirations.

“Portfolio 3 sixty is a truly innovative and world-class suite of products that we at Autofutura are all immensely proud of. Importantly, we look forward to serving our clients both existing and new by adding tangible value to their businesses in UK and overseas”.

Autofutura is a leading specialist provider of global data management software solutions and consultancy to the automotive finance and leasing industry, motor manufacturers, fleet operators, finance and rental companies.

It specialises in pricing and asset risk management systems where the analysis of key market intelligence data delivered through its innovative and fully integrated software can have a material effect on the bottom line.

Sandon stressed: “Our global ‘blue-chip’ customers are at the forefront of their market sectors and they recognise Autofutura as the right choice to help them make informed strategic decisions and manage their business effectively. The combined fleet size of customers is in excess of 2,000,000 vehicles.

“Our solutions are designed by industry experts representing a wealth of combined experience in the automotive industry especially within vehicle finance and lease management in the areas of risk control, operations, disposals, business critical data applications, systems design and implementation.”