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Meet The Team

The XLCR Team

At The Top

Lee Duerden

Lee Duerden

Chief Executive Officer

01282 857 852

lee.duerden@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Excelling academically with an LLB honours degree in Law, Lee worked in management positions in call centre environments before moving to business systems development. Following roles within vehicle finance companies, he co founded XLCR and now serves as Chief Executive, responsible for total operational & financial control as well as strategic planning & legal affairs.

Shaun O'Neill

Shaun O'Neill

Managing Director

01282 857 853

shaun.oneill@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Shaun has spent his working life in the motor trade. Starting out in used car sales, his career developed to prestige new car retail before moving to specialise in selling vehicles to businesses. Originally a co-founder of XLCR and today the company's Managing Director, Shaun is responsible for the continual development and achievement of XLCR's New Business Department.

Leadership Team

Patrick Macadam

Patrick Macadam

Commercial Director

01282 857 859

patrick.macadam@xlcrgroup.co.uk

Joining in 2015. He has taken to his role working for the xlcr group. He over sees the various businesses throughout the group. Helping them move at a rapid pace in different sectors. His drive and passion is evident in the work he does. Avid Manchester United fan and loves competition.

Stephen Price

Stephen Price

Systems Director

01282 857 858

stephen.price@thebestcardeals.co.uk

One of XLCR's longest-serving & most experienced members of the senior management team. A first-class honours graduate, Stephen joined us in 2000 and has served in and helped develop almost every department within the business. With this knowledge, he is ideally suited to head our Technology & Special Projects Division.

Ryan Duerden

Ryan Duerden

Service Delivery Director

01282 857 855

ryan.duerden@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Ryan is responsible for the successful production and despatch of finance documentation. This mammoth job ensures that hundreds of document packs and letters pass through our mail room smoothly every day under his careful scrutiny. Out of the office Ryan is a keen sportsman.

Ben Metcalfe

Ben Metcalfe

Head of Risk

01282 857 875

ben.metcalfe@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Ben joined XLCR in 2011. Having worked within IT for a number of years, he is responsible for ensuring our marketing content is kept current and continues to represent the very best deals available in the market. He is also involved in other marketing projects using a variety of different media. Outside of work he spends his time working as the Marketing Manager at a semi-professional football club.

Alex Woodcock

Alex Woodcock

Head of Commercial Vehicles

01282 857 873

alex.woodcock@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Alex joined XLCR in June 2012 and is a Key member of our commercial van team. Alex completed his studies at Edge hill University where he was awarded a 2:1 BA Hons in Physical Education and School Sport. Prior to university Alex played football out in the United States for a year, where he also studied in Psychology. Outside work Alex enjoys going to a gym on a regular basis as well as socialising with his friends.

Infinity Relationship Team

Tracey Whalley

Tracey Whalley

Infinity Team Manager

01282 857 863

tracey.whalley@thebestcardeals

Joining the company in 2001 originally as a member of the administration team, Tracey has continually worked hard and progressed through the business. Today she heads our In-Life Query team ensuring our customers are well protected with products such as GAP cover & accident management. Out of the office, her two fantastic children keep her very busy.

Daniel Farrow

Daniel Farrow

Senior Infinity Relationship Manager

01282 857 874

daniel.farrow@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Daniel joined XLCR in 2012, and brings with him a wealth of experience of both vehicle and finance industries, having previously worked for Citroen and as a Quantity Surveyor. A perfectionist by nature, Daniel is perfectly suited to handling all our existing customers renewal requirements, and ensuring the continued satisfaction of our customer base. In his spare time Daniel is a an animal welfare officer at a local zoo.

Marco Greco

Marco Greco

Senior Infinity Relationship Manager

01282 857 854

marco.greco@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Half Italian, full Yorkshire-man. After 9 long years in the office supplies industry, Marco joined XLCR in 2014 as one of our new Account Managers. Previous to this Marco was a chef from the age of 16 in a family run business. Marco loves playing golf, and is a massive Leeds United fan.

Courtney Alton

Courtney Alton

Infinity Support Executive

01282 857 866

courtney.alton@thebestcardeals.co.uk

After finishing Sixth form Courtney went on to complete an apprenticeship in accounts. Courtney then joined XLCR in 2016 as part of the infinity team, dealing with in life queries about customers contracts, discussing their end of contract options and looking after those with their warranty & breakdown expiring. Outside of work she going to the gym, shopping and spending time with friends & family.

Senior Account Managers

Robert Hudson

Robert Hudson

Business Development Executive

01282 857 868

robert.hudson@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Rob has over 25 years experience in the motor trade. Rob rejoined XLCR in 2016 to bring his wealth of knowledge to our Commercial Vehicle team. Outside of work Rob enjoys the quiet life.

Account Managers

Joe McHugh

Joe McHugh

Account Manager

01282 857 856

joe.mchugh@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Joe joined XLCR in March 2016 after previously working in the Insurance Industry for 3 years. At college he studied Business, Finance and Media. Outside of work Joe enjoys playing Golf and Football and also likes going to the gym.

James Whipp

James Whipp

Account Manager

01282 857 774

james.whipp@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Prior to James joining our team in 2015 he was a self-employed carpenter, James aka ‘Jimmy’ has 3 adorable kids and is a loving father to all. He’s recently married to a Polish wife named Asia. James also enjoys travelling the world, experiencing many different cultures and seeking new experiences. He’s a dog lover and strives for success within life.

Michael Ashton

Michael Ashton

Account Manager

01282 857 870

michael.ashton@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Michael joined XLCR in 2017 after running a property design and renovation company, specialising in adaptations for people who have had serious accidents. He worked on behalf of some of the top architects in the country, who work in the spinal injuries sector. He has a degree in Construction Management and is also a fully qualified engineer. During his spare time he works in close protection, and promotes a local mixed martial arts event named - Burnley Brawl. He is a former British Champion and still enjoys MMA and going to the gym. These days he enjoys the quiet life, spending time with his fiancé, his daughter, family and friends.

Mark Hollingworth

Mark Hollingworth

Account Manager

01282 857 776

mark.hollingworth@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Mark joined XLCR in February 2017, after working for the past 16 years at a local Citroen dealership where he worked as a sales executive and assistant sales manager. Outside work Mark enjoys going to the gym, playing poker and riding his KTM Enduro motorbike. He has 2 wonderful children which take up the rest of his time.

Rob Reeves

Rob Reeves

Account Manager

01282 857 872

rob.reeves@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Rob joined XLCR in 2017 and as a member of our commercial van team. Rob has a BA Hons in Illustration & Graphic Design. Prior to joining the XLCR team Rob worked 15 years in the Fitness industry as an account manager. Outside work Rob works as a firefighter and is embracing his mid life crisis by going to a gym, adding to his extensive tattoo collection, boxing and mma. But most importantly to Rob is spending time with his 7 year old son Max

Jason Anderson

Jason Anderson

Account Manager

01282 857 876

jason.anderson@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Jason joined the XLCR team in 2017. He has 5 years' experience in the motor trade. Out of work, he spends most of his time at the gym. He has a strong passion for success in all things he undertakes.

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Credit & Revenue Management

Emma Goddard

Emma Goddard

Compliance

01282 857 864

emma.goddard@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Emma joined XLCR in 2012. Emma’s job is to ensure our account managers are going above and beyond to help new/existing customers and to treat them fairly. Outside of work Emma spends most of her time with her Son, going to the gym and enjoys socialising with family & friends.

Tom Stinchon

Tom Stinchon

Credit Administrator

01282 857 778

tom.stinchon@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Tom joined XLCR in the summer of 2015 to coincide with his College Apprenticeship in Business Administration. He has always had a passion for cars and loved doing business at school so he made the decision to apply for an apprenticeship here at XLCR. In his spare time Tom loves to stay in shape and go to the gym. He also enjoys taking part in various sports activities and socialising with friends and family.

Service Delivery

Gary Hodgkinson

Gary Hodgkinson

Finance Administration Team Manager

01282 857 860

gary.hodgkinson@thebestcardeals.co.uk

I have over 6 years of accounts and credit control experience and after 3 ½ years of studying at Burnley College I am currently finishing off the final year of my AAT which is degree level and will make me a part qualified accountant. My main interest is football and I am a Burnley fan and I used to play frequently until injury cut my career short, so now I spend a lot of time at the gym to keep fit instead. I have recently got engaged this year and enjoy spending time going out for meals and socialising with my fiancée. I joined XLCR looking for a new challenge and I am hungry to succeed and put my accounting knowledge to good use, I’m hard working and will always do my best at whatever I do and look forward to making a good impression within XLCR.

Wesley Naughton

Wesley Naughton

Finance Administration Assistant

01282 507 255

wesley.naughton@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Wes recently joined the XLCR Accounts team in 2017 after previously working for Pendle Borough Council. He spent three years studying Early Modern and Medieval History before going travelling. Currently studying for his AAT qualifications outside of work. Wes enjoys playing football and is a keen all-round sportsman.

Rebecca Cocker

Rebecca Cocker

Senior Administrator

01282 857 857

rebecca.cocker@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Rebecca joined XLCR in 2015 with 6 years previous experience in administration, Rebecca is perfectly suited to liaising with both the customer and finance companies to ensure the documents are processed efficiently. In her spare time Rebecca enjoys going to the gym and describes herself as "a social butterfly".

Jordan Whalley

Jordan Whalley

Accounts Administrator

01282 507 258

jordan.whalley@thebestcradeals.co.uk

Jordan joined the XLCR Accounts team in 2017, alongside a degree in Accounting & Finance at the University Of Central Lancashire. His passion and enthusiasm is evident in the work he does. Outside of work Jordan enjoys playing golf, socialising and supporting Blackburn Rovers.

Daniel Hudson

Daniel Hudson

Finance Administration Assistant

01282 857 779

daniel.hudson@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Daniel joined the XLCR Accounts team in 2015, heading in a new direction after spending 3 years in the sports and leisure industry. During his time in leisure he had completed his NVQ Level 2 In leisure operations becoming a fully qualified first aider & lifeguard. Daniel continues to grow in his new role and is currently studying AAT Level 2 and hoping to progress further. Outside of work Daniel likes to travel and try out a wide variety of food venues with friends and family

Taylor Webster

Taylor Webster

Service Delivery Co-Ordinator

01282 857 861

taylor.webster@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Taylor joined XCLR in July 2017. After a long career in retail, she felt it was time for a change and XLCR proved to be the perfect opportunity to sink her teeth into. She enjoys spending time with friends, traveling & visiting new places and loves going to gigs as much as she can.

Robyn Lee

Robyn Lee

Service Delivery Support Executive

01282 857 867

robyn.lee@thebsecardeals.co.uk

Robyn joined XLCR in 2017 after taking a career break to start her family. She has a passion for ‘local’, be that business, bands or food. Her hobbies include teaching her daughter anything and everything, indulging her love for all things music and not going to the gym.

Sonny Waddington

Sonny Waddington

Logistics Team

01282 857850

sonny.waddington@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Sonny joined the XLCR team in 2011. Sonny's passion for cars ensures his knowledge is constantly evolving. Outside of work Sonny enjoys playing Rugby Union and Crazy Golf.

Junior Account Managers

Alex Gouch

Alex Gouch

Junior Account Manager

01282 857 878

alex.gouch@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Alex joined XLCR in 2017 as an apprentice. He is determined to succeed and get far in the sales world. In his spare time, he likes to spend time with his friends and family. He also enjoys watching Burnley F.C play and is a big fan of cars. Alex is focused on goals, passionate about sales and is looking forward to the future in the business.

Dillon Forrester

Dillon Forrester

Junior Account Manager

01282 507 253

dillon.forrester@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Dillon joined XLCR in 2017 as an apprentice. He attains experience within customer service from previous companies such as Next and Matalan. He also studied A-Levels in English (lit), Law and R.S in September 2016. Enjoys sport as a whole and is a member of Colne Legion air rifle association. Dillon is a hard worker with the initiative to succeed and is a natural leader and an excellent team player. He works with a ‘Work hard, Play Hard’ mentality and regularly enjoys going to the gym, keeping healthy and socialising with friends.

Isaac Pounder

Isaac Pounder

Junior Account Manager

01282 857 877

isaac.pounder@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Isaac joined XLCR in 2017 as an apprentice. Isaac had previously been working in construction, but wanted to start a career in sales. In his spare time he likes to socials with friends, also he likes to attend the gym when he can, and he is a fan of Burnley Football Club. Isaac hopes to progress with XLCR and become an expert at sales.

Will Reede

Will Reede

Junior Account Manager

01282 507 254

will.reede@thebestcardeals.co.uk

Will joined XLCR in 2017 as an apprentice. He spent one year at Nelson and Colne College doing sports science but didn’t enjoy it and had more of an interest in sales. He enjoys doing a variety of sports and goes out a lot with friends and family. He is a hard worker and is determined to succeed in everything he does.

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