Vertu Motors

Vertu Motors promotes manager to head of business at Bradford dealership


Vertu Motors has promoted Lee Burns to Head of Business at its Vertu Bradford Land Rover retail site.

Holding significant experience in the sector, Lee was previously the Brand Manager at Vertu Bolton Jaguar Land Rover.

Lee first joined Vertu Motors when he left college in 2009, becoming a Sales Executive at the brand’s Bolton dealership when Vertu Motors acquired the location in 2014.

Robert Forrester, Chief Executive of Vertu Motors, said: “Lee’s promotion is very well-deserved. He has made a significant contribution to the success at Bolton with a level of maturity, attention to detail and commitment that is exemplary.
“He has demonstrated an ability to build, motivate and grow high performing sales teams, whilst also nurturing top talent to become tomorrow’s leaders.
“These qualities will play an integral part in the future growth and development of our Jaguar Land Rover division, as well as the wider Group.”

Lee said: “It is really gratifying that my experience and skills have been recognised with this promotion, especially within a company that has such solid values at its core.
“I am excited to be taking my career at Vertu Motors to the next level and am eager to support the development of the business, including supporting my colleagues to chalk up their future successes.”



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Notes to Editors

Vertu Motors plc is the fifth largest automotive retailer in the UK with a network of 156 sales outlets across the UK. Its dealerships operate predominantly under the Bristol Street Motors, Vertu Motors and Macklin Motors brand names.

Vertu Motors plc was established in November 2006 with the strategy to consolidate the UK motor retail sector. It is intended that the Group will continue to acquire motor retail operations to grow a scaled dealership group. The Group’s acquisition strategy is supplemented by a focused organic growth strategy to drive operational efficiencies through its national dealership network. The Group currently operates 152 franchised sales outlets and 4 non-franchised sales operations from 120 locations across the UK.

Vertu’s Mission Statement is to “deliver an outstanding customer motoring experience through honesty and trust”.

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