Shaun Barlow has been appointed as the new sales manager for Wolsey Van Centre, in Ipswich, and Volkswagen Van Centre (Bury St Edmunds).
He will be the Volkswagen commercial vehicles van centres’ first dedicated sales manager.
Having worked for a range of car brands Barlow has held managerial roles for the past four years.
He joined the Marriot Group, which owns the two commercial vehicle sites, nine years ago and is aiming to forge new customer relationships and strengthen the existing customer base.
Barlow said: “This is an exciting challenge to introduce my retail experience to the commercial vehicle market.
“My emphasis is on working in partnership with van owners to establish their business and lifestyle needs.
"Whether it’s a sole trader, a fleet manager, or simply the need for a wheelchair-adapted vehicle, we will be introducing new procedures to ensure we can find our customers the right solution.”