The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) has announced that Alec Murray has been appointed as chairman, effective from the beginning of this month.
Previously managing director of Ford Credit Britain and chief executive of Quicks Group, Alec held the position of NFDA chairman during the mid-nineties and also from 2005-2006. He also acted as RMI chairman from 2006-2008.
Commenting on his appointment Alec Murray said â€œI am delighted to be back as Chairman of the RMI and look forward to once again supporting the industry through the challenging times ahead. The RMIâ€™s proposed restructure will ensure it represents its memberâ€™s views, concerns and interests at all levels and across all sectors.
“This is an ethos I fully support and will continue to promote this throughout the RMI in the future months.â€
Colin Parlett, acting chairman said â€œI am extremely pleased that Alec has taken on the role, his previous knowledge of the RMI coupled with his wealth of experience in the motor industry will prove crucial in steering the federation in the future.
“All here at the RMI look forward to working closely with him again and seeing the RMI and all its associations move forward and thrive.â€