Published: 24 Jul 2018

Loyalty pays off for dedicated Ian

A member of staff at Jennings Ford Transit Centre, part of Jennings Motor Group, has been rewarded for his loyalty to the company.

For the past 15 years, Ian Torbet, from County Durham, has been selling new and quality used Ford commercial vehicles to customers nationwide.

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Based at the group’s Transit Centre on Cargo Fleet Lane in Middlesbrough, Ian’s career at Jennings began as a commercial sales executive, and within a few years, he received a promotion to senior sales/commercial deputy business manager - the same position he holds today.

In addition to receiving a promotion throughout his 15 years’ loyalty with the company, this year also saw Ian scoop first place in Ford Motor Company’s national Excellence Masters programme, as a result of delivering outstanding customer service and exceeding in retail sales targets.

To mark Ian’s 15 years’ loyalty, a presentation took place at the Middlesbrough-based dealership, where Alan Bailes, group commercial manager, presented Ian with his certificate, he also received some high street vouchers.

Alan said; “I would like to congratulate Ian for his loyalty achievement, not only is he a loyal member of staff, but he is also a dedicated and committed member of the sales team at Middlesbrough.”

Jennings Motor Group awards employees for their first 15 years’ loyalty, then after every five years.

Throughout 2018, 28 members of staff are receiving rewards for a combined 695 years’ loyal service.

Jennings Ford Transit Centre in Middlesbrough is responsible for selling the entire range of award-winning Ford commercial vehicles to local and national businesses, from one man operations and SMEs, to multi-national firms.

The dealership now also offers a new conversion facility to customers who are looking to transform new or used Ford Transit models into bespoke motorhomes.

A range of aftersales facilities is also available, including service, MOT, accident repair, and genuine parts and accessories.

The company also operates a Transit Centre at Eslington Park in Gateshead.

For more information about the range of products and services available at Jennings Ford Transit Centre, contact 0333 414 9750.

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