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Meet the Team

Snows is dedicated to providing an outstanding level of service. If you're a business owner looking to use corporate vehicles, we have some fantastic options available to you, and we're confident that our expertise will encourage you to come back time and time again. In a relationship like this it's important to know who you're dealing with, and so to make life that little bit easier, you can meet our corporate team below. Browse the profiles below and click through to find out more.



Snows Team

Richard Betts

Group Corporate Sales Manager, Snows

Richard has been in corporate sales within the motor industry for 20-plus years, including 16 with major leasing companies and account managing large businesses. He works closely with the Snows Corporate teams, as well as managing the Motability and Aftersales programmes. Snows staff work in a fast-paced environment and Richard thrives in this atmosphere, helping the company to further improve.

For your corporate requirements please contact Richard at richard.betts@snows.co.uk or 01489 799 820.

Snows Team Leasing Specialist

Sian Yates

Sales Executive, Snows Leasing

Sian is an integral part of the Snows Leasing team and has helped grow the leasing department. Her favourite part of the job is developing a relationship with customers so they find their ideal vehicle. Sian has the extra advantage of being able to speak Spanish, having lived in Spain for two and a half years. Sian likes to keep active by taking her dog for walks and keeping fit at the gym.

For your corporate requirements please click here to contact Sian.

Snows Team Business Centre Manager

Andy Preest

Business Centre Manager, Snows Lexus Hedge End

Andy has been in the motor industry since he left school more than 30 years ago, building up extensive experience across a range of marques before joining Snows. The Lexus Business Centre at Hedge End has grown considerably under his direction and Andy’s aspiration is to make it is the number one Lexus Business Centre in the UK. Andy was a keen golfer, skier and cyclist before a knee injury curtailed activity. 

For all your corporate requirements, please click here to contact Andy.

Snows Team Corporate Sales Manager

Nicola Townsend

Corporate Sales Manager, Snows Mercedes-Benz Vans Exeter

Nicola Townsend has been working with commercial vehicles for more than 15 years and is a huge fan of Mercedes-Benz: "The brand is phenomenal. Such a quality product, and the aftersales back-up through Mercedes-Benz Mobilo is a market leader. There are great offers for telematics and aftersales as well, which makes the total package to customers outstanding." Nicola is a keen beach walker in the West Country, accompanied by her family and pet dog Gilbert, a Springer Spaniel. 

For your corporate requirements please click here to contact Nicola.

Thomas Snell

Corporate Sales Manager, Snows BMW and MINI Portsmouth

Tom joined the motor industry back in 2015 after working in John Lewis Branches and Head Offices for 12 years. He has now recently returned to Snows, from working at Alphabet GB UK, to be BMW/MINI Corporate Sales Manager. Tom gets plenty of job satisfaction from working in the motor industry, as he explains “I enjoy the people and the exposure to cars most, as I get to work with and sell a product that I’m truly passionate about!”. In his spare time, Tom enjoys going to events at Goodwood, such as festival of speed. He also loves a physical challenge, as in the past few years he has completed the Three Peak Challenge and summited Kilimanjaro - one of his biggest achievements to date! Tom now has exciting things to come, both in his career and family life, as him and his wife are expecting their first baby in May 2019!

If you have any queries about your corporate requirements and would like to contact Tom, please use the details here.

Snows Team Business Centre Manager

Alastair Rutt

Business Centre Manager, Snows Toyota Southampton

Alastair has been at Snows for more than a decade, having started as a service advisor at Snows Toyota Southampton. The most rewarding part of his role is helping customers find solutions to suit them, whether it’s a farmer needing one truck or a businessman in charge of hundreds of vehicles. Snows Toyota Southampton Business Centre is the proud owner of a Toyota's Business Centre of the Year award. Away from work Alastair released 15 singles and remixes as a DJ and has travelled to countries such as Japan and Morocco. 

For your corporate requirements please click here to contact Alastair.​

Snows Team Business Development Manager

Colin Dyke

Business Development Manager, Snows Kia Basingstoke

Colin has been working in the industry for 20-plus years in retail and corporate sales: “I’m happy that there’s always something new going on in the motor industry - it means that every day is a potential learning curve.” Colin, who has been a Business Development Manager at Snows since 2014, is a keen football supporter, cheering on Southampton Football Club.

For your corporate requirements please click here to contact Colin.​

​Jo Letts

Commercial Vehicle Manager, Snows Toyota Plymouth​

​Jo has 10-plus years of experience with the Toyota marque, giving her a fantastic insight when it comes to finding the right vehicles to suit customer requirements. Thanks to her dedication, customers come back time and time again. Away from work, Jo events her horse and rides across Dartmoor. She skydived for 15 years and competed with her dog, Tor the Rhodesian Ridgeback, at Crufts.

For your corporate requirements please click here to contact Jo​.

Snows Team Commercial Vehicle Manager

Paul Collingwood

Commercial Vehicle Manager, Snows Toyota Southampton

Paul has worked in the motor industry for more than 30 years, predominantly in the light commercial vehicle (LCV) sector, and can provide in-depth product knowledge and advice to customers. He’s worked with small local businesses and corporate organisations, seeing positive changes in technology and safety features to meet the modern needs of motorists. Paul aims to lead the way with Toyota LCV sales in the UK. He is a huge fan of Southampton Football Club.

For your corporate requirements please click here to contact Paul.​

Snows Team Business Centre Manager

Richard Curle

Business Centre Manager, Snows Toyota Exeter

A finalist for Motor Trader Magazine’s Sales Manager of the Year, Richard has 30-plus years of managerial experience in the motor trade, having worked with different brands including BMW and Ferrari. Richard says it’s “refreshing” to be part of Snows, where the focus is on providing excellence in customer experience and care. In his spare time, Richard is a referee for the underwater hockey sport octopus.

For your corporate requirements please click here to contact Richard.

Snows Team Business Centre Manager

Phil Smith

Business Centre Manager, Snows Toyota Waterlooville

Phil has been in the motor industry for nearly 30 years, working for with a variety of manufacturers selling cars and commercials. Phil helps Business customers with their fleet solutions and has a particular passion for hybrid vehicles, with Toyota being a market leader in the hybrid sector. An avid cyclist, Phil completed the London to Brighton Bike Ride 13 times for charity.

For your corporate requirements please click here to contact Phil.

Snows Team Business Centre Sales Executive

James Lonergan

Business Centre Sales Executive, Snows Toyota Southampton

James, who joined Snows Toyota in 2015 as a trainee in his first role within the motor industry, is on his way to becoming an expert in fleet solutions. Under the guidance of Alastair Rutt, James is building up his product knowledge and developing his own customer base. He is already a valued member of the team in his own right. James was a former gym trainer and regularly works out on weights.

For your corporate requirements please click here to contact James.​

Snows Team Corporate Sales Manager

Caroline Dance

Corporate Sales Manager, Snows SEAT Southampton

Caroline has been in the motor industry for all her working life, with 20-plus year in fleet sales. She worked with a variety of marques before SEAT. Caroline is proud that, within the last five years, Snows SEAT has consistently been in the top two for corporate sales, demonstrating the dedication and determination of the team to provide a fantastic customer experience. Caroline enjoys gardening and walking her two dogs in the countryside.

For your corporate requirements please click here to contact Caroline.

Snows Team Local Business Sales Executive

Chris Rogers

Local Business Sales Executive, Snows Suzuki/SEAT Poole

Chris has been in the motor industry for five decades, starting out as an apprentice motor mechanic in 1973 and progressing through servicing roles before moving into sales. Chris brings this level of dedication to Snows SEAT & Suzuki. Keeping the marquee in the family, his youngest son is a master technician for SEAT. Chris enjoys a range of sports, including cycling, squash and football.

For your corporate requirements please click here to contact Chris.

Gary Diaper

Local Business Sales Executive, Snows SEAT Portsmouth

Gary has been in the motor industry for over ten years specialising in contract hire, Gary has a wealth of experience when it comes to sourcing and providing vehicles for business needs. New Snows SEAT, Gary would like to continue and develop the huge potential within the Portsmouth and surrounding area's.

Gary is a very keen Yachtsman and enjoys sailing frequently including the participation of the annual Cowes week Regatta. He watches most sport and also has a passion for cricket and football where he supports his local football club. Gary has three children all very much now adults and established in their own rights, he is living with the hope of grandchildren on the horizon.

David Plant

Fleet Sales Manager, Snows Peugeot Basingstoke

David has worked in the Motor Industry for 20 years since leaving college. He has spent 15 years with the PSA Brands, and takes immense pride in what he does, as he strives to deliver a professional level of care, whether a customer is purchasing 1 vehicle or 50! Outside of work, David loves spending time with his family, and can be found visiting theme parks and enjoying white knuckle rides. He also loves to go and play Golf with old school friends and put the world to right.

For your corporate and Fleet requirements, please click here to contact David.


Helena Norton

Retail and Commercial Sales Executive, Snows Toyota Waterlooville

Helena started in the motor industry in 2004 and has worked with a variety of manufacturers, mainly selling retail cars, and is now enjoying her new role in corporate. She takes pride in finding the right motoring solutions for her customers and discussing all the options available to them to help benefit them, and their business. Outside of work, Helena enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, as well as having a keen passion for cooking.

For your retail and commercial requirements, please click here to contact Helena.

Shaun Williams

Business Sales Specialist, Snows Peugeot Romsey

Shaun joined the Motor Trade in 1989, starting as Hire Car Manager and then moving onto sales of ex-Channel Island cars. In 2000, he joined Hendy Group and then in 2004 moved over to commercial vehicles which he has been doing ever since and was made Sales Manager in 2012. Shaun has many years’ experience in the commercial vehicle market and has seen many changes with the quality of vehicles increasing and is excited to see how the market changes further in the coming year. He has many years’ experience with funding and finance options and is familiar with dealing with sole traders and one van customers right through to companies that run fleets with 100+ vehicles. The market is changing all the time and this is what keeps the buzz going. Shaun is also a keen Saints fan and has had a season ticket for the past 10 years which he enjoys with his son. Other hobbies also include supporting his daughter with her horse competitions and son with his motoring exploits (they are both keen motor sport fans)! Shaun is happily married and has two dogs which keeps them busy.

For your Corporate and Fleet requirements, please click here to contact Shaun directly.


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