Let Us Introduce Ourselves

Kevin Gander

Fleet Sales Manager - Volkswagen Passenger Cars
07584 482830 or 01233 504315

Kevin has been in the motor industry for over 25 years, having started from school in a vehicle parts department. He has progressed his career through various departments and roles within the dealership environment and gained valuable experience and skills along the way. He has been working with local businesses and fleet operators for the last 10 years, fully understanding the constraints and complications of running a fleet of vehicles of any size. Kevin has a passion for customer service and retention, having built a portfolio of clients that have been utilising his services for many years. Having joined JCB Group Business & Fleet, Kevin was responsible for building relationships with local companies by demonstrating the true value of partnership with the JCB Group. Following an internal promotion, Kevin is now our Fleet Sales Manager for Volkswagen Cars.

Kevin would be delighted to advise on the very latest market leading offers, help or advise on taxation or simply on looking for the most efficient way to purchase your vehicles- he is always on hand!

Mike Pearce

Commercial Fleet Sales Advisor - based in Sittingbourne, Kent

07875 731321

Mike has been with The JCB group for nearly 10 years now and has 22 years in the fleet industry. This ranges from Passenger cars to Commercial Vehicles. He is our Commercial Vehicle specialist but also has in depth knowledge with Passenger cars. Mike will work with customers closely to make sure the requirements they have for their LCV fleet are exact and correct. Don’t forget that Volkswagen Commercial vehicles also include, Amarok, Caravelle and the California. Call Mike and use his expertise in both these sectors to make sure you make the right choice and he will be happy to provide quotes and information.

Alan Grahame

Business Development Manager for Commercial Vehicles in East Sussex
07721 249845


Alan has been in the motor industry in various guises since 1988, starting in car rental then moving to van rental. Alan joined the Volkswagen passenger car brand in 1999. In the 17 years he has spent with the brand he has provided account management service to a wide variety of clients from pharmaceuticals and civil engineering, to aerospace and airlines. He's also enjoyed preferred supplier status with contract hire and leasing companies. Alan has a wealth of experience in business development, indeed, working with some of his customers for over 10 years. Pride is taken on delivering all their requirements. All will testify to account management and service levels second to none!

Alan joined JCB team in August 2016 with a brief to develop new business in the East Sussex area.

Andrew Astbury
Business Development Manager for Commercial Vehicles - based in Ashford, Kent
07977 448078

Andrew has 30 years expertise in supplying vehicle transport solutions. Keen to engage and understand Kent business requirements, Andrew has a dedicated role and is a single point of contact which makes it easier for you, the client. Andrew can tailor make finance solutions to suit your budget and business needs as he has VW Business Development Manager accreditation. Contact him to see our demo fleet available for evaluation. He can come to you if visiting the branch is not convenient! Please get in touch.

Angela DeVoil
Business Development Manager - Kia


01634 648239

With many years experience of car sales in the automotive industry, Angela is well placed to help and advise on Kia vehicle contract hire and leasing. Concentrating on small to medium business fleets, Angela is able to help with a wide range of funding options. Angela can also deal with personal contract hire enquiries.

Jon Hawkes
Business Development Manager - Mercedes-Benz Vans

01634 649619

With many years experience in the car industry and, more particularly, with the JCB Group, Jon has a wealth of experience in car sales, used vehicle procurement and business management. Having worked for many years within the Volkswagen Group, he is now specialising in business development for our newly opened Mercedes-Benz Vans franchise. Please contact Jon for any business leasing, purchase or hire requirements.



Kim Hodsall

Fleet Administrator

01233 220277

Kim has been with The JCB Group for over 10 years working predominantly in the fleet department. Kim’s role is to work with the manufacturer and Contract Hire companies and to make sure that cars are ordered, arrive on time and in the right specification. With the ever changing market this is always “challenging”! Kim has great contacts within the industry and this helps us when trying to solve logistical challenges. Kim is typically the first person the Leasing companies turn to when they have questions on supply, lead-times and options.

Robin Turffrey

Fleet Account Manager

07920 204314

Robin is the true veteran of the JCB Fleet Team, having been in the fleet industry for approaching 30 years! He has a vast experience of manufacturers and the industry in general. Robin's main role within the team is to look after dedicated accounts. He has a vast knowledge, and his aim is to make sure customers have all the information they need at their fingertips. He will always go that extra mile to make sure we deliver an outstanding service.