Cartime chief government Matt Kay has appointed Revilo Group founder Lee Collins as non-executive chairman as a part of a bid to enhance effectivity and buyer satisfaction.
The Manchester-based premium used car retailer – profiled by AM in 2018 – has dealerships in Bury and Rochdale and had already been working with the previous Hillendale Jaguar managing director on operational enhancements and Kay determined to recruit him on a extra everlasting foundation.
“In recent times the enterprise has grown considerably, we added Rochdale and the 4×4 Centre to our listing of places, while additionally coping with vital ‘headwinds’ from the arrival of COVID,” stated Kay.
“I not too long ago invited Lee Collins to help me and the administration group within the additional improvement of cartime.
“The intention is to enhance operational effectivity to assist keep our profitability and enhance buyer satisfaction. I’m happy to say Lee has now joined the administration group on a consultancy foundation as non-executive chairman.
“He brings with him an enormous quantity of automotive expertise, together with in depth Board Stage expertise, not least with Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), having served nearly ten years on their supplier council as regional chairman and because the UK gross sales panel chairman.”
Collins has 35 years of expertise within the automotive sector, with Rover, Fiat, BMW and JLR franchises, having began his profession as a automobile salesman at Lookers.
He later bought his automobile retail group to Vertu Motors, later promoting his personal advertising firm, Picture Pink, to the AM100 PLC.
Collins’ present enterprise, Revilo Group, operates consultancy and funding companies which intention to ship operational and organisational optimisation in varied kinds of trade.
Collins stated: “Matt and I’ve identified one another for some time now, and it’s good apply for quickly rising companies to hunt the help of different skilled administrators to assist with their improvement, to make sure the proprietor of the enterprise further administration help at senior stage, when the calls for on their time are extreme.
“To Matt’s credit score, he had the imaginative and prescient and expertise to create Cartime and now, to ask me to affix the corporate throughout this progress part, to make sure Cartime has the fitting administration construction, course of and procedures in place because it heads towards £100million in turnover.”