White Clarke Group chief executive officer Brendan Gleeson received the Auto Finance Personality of the Year award during the International Auto Finance Network (IAFN) event conducted last week in London.
The IAFN Awards dinner celebrated excellence and innovation within the automotive leasing and lending industries.
Organizers indicated the Auto Finance Personality of the Year is an award designed to recognize the individual who has made the most noteworthy contribution to the motor finance, fleet finance or retail auto finance industry in the last two years.
The judges of the award said: “Brendan is a visionary for the motor finance industry. He has a clear understanding of what consumers, dealers and finance companies want and need when using finance to buy their vehicles, and has set out to create a company that provides products that support this vision. His leadership has proven to be a key factor in the overall growth of White Clarke Group.”
In addition to Gleeson’s award, White Clarke Group were also awarded the Best Use of Technology award and highly commended Best Point of Sale – Motor Finance award.
The awards were judged by leaders from the auto finance, fleet finance and ancillary industries and chaired by Adrian Dally, head of motor finance at the Finance & Leasing Association.
This sell-out conference, which included an awards ceremony in the evening, is one of the premier international forums for leaders in the auto finance industry to consider the challenges and opportunities faced by the industry.