A York retailer has appointed one of the region’s most experienced automotive managers as its new head of business.
JCT600 Volkswagen Van Centre has appointed Kevin Fretwell to lead its commercial vehicle team, based in Clifton Moor.
The 51-year-old brings with over 30 years in and around the automotive industry.
He began his career as an apprentice technician in 1976, and has held key managerial roles for a number of major manufacturers in the region.
Kevin will be responsible for strengthening the Volkswagen brand and establishing new and maintaining existing relationships with businesses and van drivers in and around York.
The father of two said: “I’m thrilled to be taking this role and look forward to continuing the high quality of customer service.
“JCT600 Volkswagen’s friendly, professional and dedicated work force will make it an enjoyable working environment.
“My challenge is to expand the business and enhance our reputation in the local area and it is one that I’m looking forward to progressing.
“But the first task is spending time getting to know all of the staff and existing customers.”
“I’ve had an amazing start to 2011, after recently getting married.”