Posted on 02 Apr 2013

Jennings Ford in Middlesbrough has strengthened its sales force with a new addition to the team.

Michael Beck, 39, from Sunderland, has joined the Cargo Fleet Lane dealership as sales executive/deputy Motability specialist.

Michael brings with him 24 years’ experience in the motor industry having worked in sales for a number of motor dealers located across the north east region.

And he’s no stranger to Jennings or the Ford product, having previously worked at the group’s former branch in Sunderland for two years.

“It’s great to be working at Jennings and to be selling the Ford product range again. I am looking forward to the challenges ahead, in particular the Motability side of the business,” said Michael.

In his role as sales executive/deputy Motability specialist, Michael will be responsible for working as part of an 8-strong team selling the new Ford car line-up, contributing towards achieving monthly and quarterly sales objectives, in addition to providing a service to customers who are eligible for a vehicle through the Motability programme.

Colin Massey, sales manager at Jennings Ford’s Cargo Fleet Lane dealership in Middlesbrough, said; “We are delighted to welcome Michael on board. The experience and knowledge he has gained over the years made him the ideal candidate for the position of sales executive/deputy Motability specialist.

Motability was set up by the government more than 30 years ago and enables customers to exchange their mobility allowance for a brand new car, scooter or powered wheelchair.

For a customer to qualify for a vehicle through the Motability Programme at Jennings Ford, they must be in receipt of one of the following benefits: the Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance (HRMC of DVLA), War Pensioners’ Mobility Supplement (WPMA) or currently driving a government trike or mini.

Jennings Ford in Middlesbrough houses the full Ford new car model line-up, everything from the Ka, all-new Fiesta, Focus, C-MAX and Grand C-MAX to the Mondeo, all-new B-MAX, S-MAX and Kuga is on display and available to test drive.

For more information about the range of products and services available at Jennings Ford call in to the Cargo Fleet Lane dealership or contact 01642 240055.

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