Autoglass®, a UK-based vehicle glass repair, replacement and recalibration company, has appointed Chris Abbotson as national sales manager to lead the company’s commercial team. Abbotson has been part of the senior leadership team at Autoglass® for more than 13 years and steps into this new role having previously worked as commercial manager and senior business manager for the company.
As national sales manager, Abbotson will lead the commercial sales team across fleet, insurance, leasing, rental and trade. A key focus will be on maintaining strong relationships with clients and driving account development, as well as generating new business opportunities across all parts of the business.
“I feel privileged to have spent more than a decade working for a fantastic company that puts the customer at the heart of everything we do, and I can’t wait to get started in this new role,” Abbotson said. “I intend to focus on continuing to offer our market-leading service and working closely with our valued clients to deliver the support and service that they need.”
He has nearly 25 years’ experience in sales and sales management across the insurance and automotive sectors, having previously held roles at Aon, Allianz and Shell. In his previous roles at Autoglass®, Abbotson managed clients in both the insurance and leasing sectors and was responsible for the delivery of a commercial strategy across all market segments.