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Alphera welcomes returning UK head to lead business transformation PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 08 June 2015

The award-winning independent motor finance provider, ALPHERA Financial Services, has welcomed back former head Spencer Halil as the business enters the next phase of transformational growth. Halil, who most recently held the post of General Manager, BMW Group Brands, will take up the role of Alphera Director on 1st July 2015. 

The announcement follows 18 months which has seen the business celebrate its most successful period to date, win recognition at the Motor Finance Europe and Credit Today Awards and launch an innovative new business model to help dealers benefit from the FCA market changes.
Mike Dennett, Director of BMW Group Financial Services, comments: “We’re delighted to welcome Spencer back to the Alphera team. As many in the industry will recall, Spencer previously headed ALPHERA Financial Services before moving to Australia to lead the BMW, MINI and Alphabet operations from Melbourne in 2011.
“Most recently, Spencer has played a significant role in implementing a first-to-market, transformational new business model for financial services across the BMW Group in the UK. Building on this knowledge, we believe Spencer will be well placed to bring together the experiences from both Australia and the UK to further grow and develop the award-winning Alphera business.” 
Spencer Halil adds: “I’m excited to be back at Alphera at what is an incredibly exciting time for the organisation. A great job has been done over the past few years rolling out a new business model and providing our dealer and broker partners with significant opportunities for growth within the context of broader industry change. I look forward to working with the Alphera team to continue this journey over the coming years.”
Andy Gruber, the current Alphera Director, has sadly decided to leave the group after accepting a senior role with an overseas captive finance company.

(Source - Alphera Press Release)

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