Fuel Card Services has appointed Russ Kenyon as head of group sales, as part of its strategy to continue the growth of recent years. Based in Leeds, he will oversee customer sales and retention for Fuel Card Services, The Fuelcard People, Dieselink and Bunkercard.

Steve Chesworth, Fuel Card Services MD: said: “Russ Kenyon brings two decades of experience and proven expertise to our brands. He offers a rare combination of talents, having both an impressive track record in sales management and business development and significant achievement as an entrepreneur in his own right.”

Kenyon said: “We are going to build on the foundation that has supported market success across all of our brands. There are clear synergies available from even closer inter-working of colleagues in Leeds, Burnley, Bellshill, Wantage and Whitstable and we are already building our evolution programmes. Alongside our ongoing innovation in fleet management services and products, we are anticipating and planning for continuing growth.”

Kenyon, who lives in Leeds with his wife and two sons, is a keen follower of Sheffield Wednesday. He also has an active involvement in football at grass roots level, coaching the Guiseley under-8 team, and is working towards reducing his golf handicap from its current nine.