I have worked for the business since 2000 so was here when ADESA acquired the operations in 2016. As Head of Sales, I’m responsible for office and field based sales teams and the operational functions at our head office in Chester.
After leaving technical college studying motor vehicle engineering, I took a job valeting at a Renault dealership to help a friend who suggested I try it for a week; I stayed over a year, which officially got me on the first rung of the ladder in my motor trade career.
Matching the right vehicles to the right buyers and seeing them come back to make their next purchase.
It’s paramount. In today’s busy world we need to make the process as smooth and as easy as possible to source or sell vehicles which allows those customers to continue with their day jobs.
Easy, has to be my children. I have one of each and both are petrol heads with knowledge even to rival me!
Music is varied from funk and soul to electronic punk band Sleaford Mods. My favourite film has to be the original Home Alone. As for website it has to be YouTube – I live on it!
Bands of the 1980s.
Close call, either my trusty iPhone or dash cam.
The first car I bought was a Vauxhall Cavalier and my current is a Mercedes-Benz E- Class. My dream car? I’m still dreaming!
Currently with Brexit in the media every day, this is sure to have an impact for all of us, especially those thinking of changing their vehicle and that decision of do it now or hold off and wait for a while? The days of thousands of new vehicles sat in fields are long gone. Vehicles will always need to be bought and sold but the way it’s done is evolving. As technology moves on, both buyers and sellers will need to move with the times…keep watching.