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Oxford-based automotive technology solutions provider, Ebbon Group, has announced a number of new appointments at its DriverCheck licence checking and compliance business which for all, but new business sales, will be led by Head of Operations, Yvette Giannini, reporting into joint Group CEOs, Robert Pilkington and Craig Gibbin.

“We are delighted to announce Yvette Giannini as the new head of our DriverCheck operations, which will continue to be based in Glasgow and to benefit from technology and security support from Group. This will allow us to continue to expand and develop the business, with recruitment currently ongoing within the sales and account management area,” said Robert Pilkington.

“We also congratulate Sinead Moy in being promoted to Operations Manager and Christina Telford who is heading up the financial side of DriverCheck, working closely with our Group Financial Controller, Kevin Stopps,” he added.

Fellow joint CEO, Craig Gibbin, said: “To underline our commitment to DriverCheck, we have now taken on new offices which are almost double the size and will be investing in a complete technology refresh.”

DriverCheck has a 1,200-strong client base with a host of household names in the insurance, utilities and automotive sectors along with a strong representation amongst local authorities. Companies within its customer portfolio include dealer group, Arnold Clark, aerospace, defence and security company, Babcock International, and air quality management and parking enforcement provider, Marston Holdings.

“I’m looking forward immensely to heading up the day-to-day operations at DriverCheck, and continuing to provide a first rate professional, automated system of licence and compliance checking that we have become nationally renowned for,” Giannini said.

Glasgow head-quartered DriverCheck along with sister company, Derby-based Licence Check, forms part of Ebbon Compliance, a driving licence checking and vehicle compliance business with a combined 1.6 million licence checks per annum.

Both businesses operate as stand-alone entities within Ebbon Group with separate teams and brands, with DriverCheck providing managed services including licence checking and grey fleet services, and Licence Check offering packaged risk and compliance solutions through its award-winning DAVIS platform.