Leasing giant ALD Automotive has appointed Nissan’s LCV sales manager Matt Dale as its new LCV operations manager. Dale joined Nissan in 2012 and was responsible for setting up a trial of 28 Nissan e-NV200 vans with British Gas. Prior to this he worked for Lombard Vehicle Management where he was credited with growing the firm’s business van fleet from 500 to 23,000 vehicles within 10 years.