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VERTU MOTORS COLLEAGUES CLOCK UP MORE THAN 2,000 YEARS SERVICE

21/11/2019

21/11/19

Vertu Motors has recognised the longevity of 82 of its colleagues who have achieved 2,100 years’ service.


At five events across the country senior management including chief executive of Vertu Motors Robert Forrester, David Crane, chief operations officer and Karen Anderson, chief financial officer acknowledged their loyalty and hard work.

Colin Yates, sales driver at Bristol Street Motors Ford Stoke, celebrated 55 years’ service and several colleagues have reached the 40-year milestone.

Peter Elliott, divisional aftersales director, started with the company as a technician thirty years ago, and John Goldsmith who works at Vertu Honda Sunderland began his career as a valeter. Twenty years later he is now one of the top three sales executives in the Honda division.


Robert Forrester, chief executive officer of Vertu Motors plc, said: “We are committed to investing in the training and development of colleagues and to recognising their dedication and hard work.


“It is the outstanding people we employ that make the company the success it is. Colleagues who have worked for decades at their dealerships offer customers, and their fellow employees, so much and I am delighted to celebrate the achievements of 82 colleagues who have shown incredible commitment and loyalty.”

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Notes to editors:

Vertu Motors plc (which trades under the Bristol Street Motors, Macklin Motors, Vertu Toyota, Vertu Honda, Vertu Volkswagen, Vertu Mercedes-Benz, Farnell Jaguar Land Rover and Hughes Group brands) was formed in late 2006 to acquire and consolidate UK motor retail businesses. The group was founded as a new entrant into the UK motor retail sector and is listed on the AIM market (UK:VTU).

In 2017, the Group became the first major UK motor retailer to offer customers the ability to purchase a used vehicle entirely online with the launch of Bristol Street Motors Buy Online, this was followed by Macklin Motors Buy Online. The platform enables customers to buy a used vehicle in as little as five minutes if they have the funds in place, arrange financial packages if they don’t, and have the vehicle delivered to any UK mainland home address.

Since flotation in December 2006, the Group has established itself as a major player in the United Kingdom automotive retail sector. The Group operates 123 outlets representing 22 manufacturers across the UK.

www.bristolstreet.co.uk/buy-online/

https://www.macklinmotors.co.uk/buy-online/

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David Crane, chief operations officer and Karen Anderson, chief financial officer of Vertu Motors join some of the colleagues celebrating long service
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