Martin Phillips joins Athlon UK as Chief Operations Officer


Martin Phillips has recently joined Athlon UK, bringing a vast amount of expertise and knowledge following 20 years of fleet and leasing experience in both captive and bank-backed organisations. He joins the Athlon UK board of directors.

Managing Director of Athlon UK Patricia Wolfe says:

“I am delighted that Martin has joined Athlon UK bringing with him a wealth of experience and customer focus, Martin completes the new management team at Athlon UK and will lead the Operation Division as we look to grow our corporate and international car and van business in the coming years.”

Speaking about his new role at Athlon UK, Martin Phillips adds:

“I am excited to be back in a leasing company. I am looking forward to delivering for our customers and building flexible and green fleet management solutions, with the ability to leverage the mobility solutions for our international customers.”

Phillips joins Athlon UK following a joint-MD position at i247Group, a specialist in-life outsourcer to the UK fleet sector. Prior to this he held several roles in German and Dutch finance and leasing companies. Martin spent nine years at Volkswagen Financial Services where he led a team tasked with creating and rolling out a strategic growth plan for the UK Fleet market.

Athlon UK are a multi-marque passenger car and commercial vehicle leasing company who partner with both public and private sector businesses to procure, fund and fleet-manage company fleets.