LOOKERS CELEBRATE OUTSTANDING STAFF PERFORMANCE
AT THE LOOKERS GUILD OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS
--SPONSORED BY AUTOTRADER--
The achievements of Lookers employees from across the UK and Northern Irelandwere recently celebrated at its staff awards ceremony in Manchester. Now in its second year, the Lookers Guild of Excellence Awards, sponsored by Autotrader recognised the contribution of individuals within different roles across the group.
The prestigious gala evening, held at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate on Friday 24th February, brought together winners of the various leagues to celebrate their commitment and contribution to the company. Winners were based on performance measures including profit contribution as well as customer satisfaction. Sponsors of the awards categories included:Santander, GardX, Deloitte,Lombard, The Warranty Group, Autotrader, Premia Solutions, IRIS and Shell.
Congratulating the winners,Andy Bruce, Managing Director of Lookers said, “The Lookers Guild of Excellence Awards ceremony gives us the opportunity to show employees that their commitment to Lookers, and our customers, does not go unnoticed. It was a pleasure to be able to celebrate their success in this formal way. I feel very proud of everyone involved.”
The scheme is open to all 4,500+ Lookers employees. A dedicated Guild website allows all staff members to see how they are performing in their respective leagues, which introduces a healthy element of competitive spirit. In addition to the performance related awards throughout the year, staff, who are nominated by their colleagues for going beyond the call of duty, receive monthly awards in recognition of their contribution.
Winners of each award category are as follows:
Outstanding Contribution Award – Pat Sheedy, Franchise Director
Special Merit Award sponsored by Lombard – Nigel Barber, Mercedes-Benz Fleet Sales Director
General Manager/Dealership of the Year sponsored by GardX- Andy Amiss, Land Rover Battersea
Sales Manager of the Year sponsored by The Warranty Group – Dave Currin, Mercedes-Benz Maidstone
Service Manager of the Year sponsored by Shell- Gareth Wormall, Volkswagen Lincoln
Parts Manager of the Year sponsored by Autotrader- Cyril Morrison, Vauxhall Lisbur
Bodyshop Manager of the Year sponsored by IRIS- Tom Clelland, Taggarts
Sales Person of the Year sponsored by Premia Solutions- Ross Miotti, Vauxhall Chester
Financial Controller of the Year sponsored by Deloitte- Susan Royse,North West Accounts
Business Manager of the Year sponsored by Santander- Lee Castle, Mercedes-Benz Ashford