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.”