Fix Auto announces leadership team

A new national leadership team has been created by Fix Auto UK to further drive the entire network forward.

Chaired by Fix Auto Stevenage owner Terry Gilbert, the 15-strong group is now complete as the final vacancies have been filled. The team comprises of franchisee representatives with the inclusion of external industry experts.

Ian Pugh and head of operations Michael McClaren sit on the body as representatives of Fix Auto UK. Andy O’Hare, of Fix Auto Aberdeen, Elgin and Inverness, Neil Parker (Fix Auto Dagenham) and Ranjit Gill (Fix Auto Slough) have now joined fellow franchisees Louise Woolacott (Fix Auto Mid Devon), Sam Smith (Fix Auto Keighley and Leeds), Paul Smith (Fix Auto Loughborough), Richard Edwards (Fix Auto Oswestry and Wrexham), James Gore (Fix Auto Manchester East) and Mick Whitehead (Fix Auto Stoke-On-Trent).

Independent insurance consultant Ian Guest along with independent communications consultant Cheryl Chung and Steve Thompson, non-executive director of Fix Auto UK and repair industry consultant, complete the team line up.

Terry, said, ‘Fix Auto is a network of independent vehicle repair centres, we are a collective that works together with a constant drive to improve the services we deliver to our customers. The NLT has been formed to ensure each and every member has a voice that can be heard at the very top table. This new team has been further strengthened by individuals who are experts in their own respective fields.’

Ian Pugh said, ‘Fix Auto UK is growing and developing at speed, our new National Leadership Team has been formed to ensure we maximise the output of our decisions going forward. Personally, I feel the depth of knowledge and expertise of those members is unrivalled and will ensure the network maintains our successful growth going forward.’