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We are one of the UK’s leading business-to-business car warranty suppliers.

We are passionate about helping our dealer partners to provide the very best warranty products and aftersales support to their customers.

WMS Group was established in 2003 and is now one of the UK’s leading car warranty suppliers, providing reliable extended warranty cover and other motoring protection to more than 20% of UK automotive dealers.

We were acquired by the Opteven Group in January 2020 and supply a wide range of trusted warranty solutions to the automotive industry. From a three-month warranty to a three year product covering all mechanical and electrical issues including wear and tear, we pride ourselves on helping businesses source the right warranty solution for their customers.

At WMS Group we regularly work with our partners to help them set up new revenue streams, improve customer loyalty and retention, vehicle protection and ultimately, profitability.

Our WMS Family

Craig Grant

Managing Director
Craig has extensive experience with major automotive brands in leasing, fleet management and breakdown assistance.

Robin Cundell

Finance Director
Robin has a wealth of global experience, having spent more than 15 years in senior finance roles – including seven years with leading F&B brands, Whitbread and Costa Coffee.

Neil Monks

Sales & Customer Services Director
Neil is a highly commercial sales management professional with a proven track record of leading high-performance sales teams in the UK and Middle East. His extensive in-depth knowledge of the automotive market spans over 30 years, including his experience within OEMs and major leasing brands.

Janet Eastwood

Head of Marketing & Product
Janet is an experienced B2B marketing professional and brings more than 20 years of sector experience, including fleet management and vehicle leasing. She is responsible for WMS’ marketing activities across the UK.

Alan Grear

Senior Partnership Manager
Alan is focused on managing the performance and relationship of our business with key partners. His previous experience with major breakdown, insurance and automotive services across Europe means that he brings a wealth of experience and product knowledge to WMS.

Donna Cloke

Corporate Development Manager, Opteven UK
Donna has more than 30 years of experience in the automotive industry. She is responsible for providing strategic direction to the Opteven UK Corporate relationship team and ensures shared understanding and delivery of our partners’ visions, goals and business objectives. She is also responsible for enhancing the customer experience of Opteven UK’s client portfolio.

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Our Corporate Social Responsibility Policy

We are a company that listens to our employees and prioritises their wellbeing in order to provide the best for our customers.

We believe that happy, empowered, enthusiastic employees mean satisfied customers, so ‘taking care of our employees first’ is one of our five corporate values. We put real focus on the development and well-being of our people, and our customers see the impact of this in our quality, innovation and responsiveness.

Our environment responsibility

As a business WMS strives to be increasingly environmentally friendly. We continue to use specialist recycling facilities for our unused computer equipment. Sorting bins and printer restrictions are located in all of our offices to increase recycling and limit waste. We use sustainable services for our customers including digital surveys, digital invoicing and warranty books to avoid printing and mailing. In the cases in which printed copies of policy books are required, they are done on recycled paper and are printed with environmentally friendly ink.

Our Commitment & Values

  • Quality of life at work
  • Encouraging personal development
  • Integration and equality
  • Involvement in the community
  • Sharing the Opteven values

To respond to the COVID-19 crisis and to best support our employees, WMS introduced remote working in March 2020 and invested in our IT infrastructure without furloughing any staff. This was also the case across the entire Opteven group.

The WMS Group – an Opteven Group Company

Opteven is an independent International business with its global headquarters based in Lyon, France. Established in 1985, Opteven has grown to become a leading provider of vehicle warranty and associated products across Europe and employs approximately 600 people. In addition, Opteven is a leading provider of roadside assistance services to businesses in France with a roadside assistance network spanning 60 countries and territories, including all of Europe, parts of North Africa and the Middle East.

Opteven have international offices located in Thame, Warrington (United Kingdom), Milan (Italy), Madrid (Spain) and Berlin (Germany).

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