Published: 08 Oct 2015

New manager heads rental division at Jennings Kia

Jennings Kia, part of the award-winning Jennings Motor Group, has appointed a new manager to oversee its rental operation.

David Cooper, 59, from Newcastle, has been appointed as rental manager at the group’s Kia dealership on Concorde Way in Stockton.

The latest recruit brings with him more than 42 years’ experience having worked for a number of other rental businesses since leaving school at the age of 16. 

His first taste of employment began when he started working for a motor home rental company in Newcastle and it was the start of a long and successful career within the rental business industry. 

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After a few years, David went on to gain experience as a customer service representative, prior to being promoted to rental manager and later to network development manager, which involved starting up franchises and agencies throughout the UK.

In his new role at Jennings Kia Rental, David will be responsible for providing the Kia rental service to customers and businesses on a local and national level, in addition to liaising with potential customers and arranging vehicles for delivery and collection.

Looking forward to his new role and the challenges ahead, David said; “This is a fantastic opportunity for me to able to provide the Kia rental service to the people of Teesside who are being given the opportunity to experience a new model from the Kia range, whether the vehicle is for business or holiday purposes.”

Customers can drive away with anything from Kia’s critically acclaimed cee’d, to the brand’s family MPV, Carens, the hugely popular Sportage and new Soul models.

Welcoming David on board, Steven Flack, franchise manager at Jennings Kia in Stockton, said; “The rental division is a one-stop-shop for customers and can cater for every motoring need.  The experience and knowledge David has gained over the years, made him the perfect candidate to fill the role and develop the rental side of the business.”

Those customers looking to purchase a brand new car can take advantage of the new Kia model line-up, which is on display and available to test drive at the dealership, in addition to an in-house service, MOT and parts department also being available.

For more information about the range of rates and models available at Jennings Kia Rental, contact rental manager, David Cooper on 01642 632278, call into the Concorde Way showroom, Monday-Friday 8.30am until 5.30pm and Saturday 8.30am until 12pm.

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