VW has new appointment

Rob Holdcroft has been appointed to the role of national sales manager for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, replacing Iain Montgomery who has left the brand.

Rob moves to the sales role from his previous position as sales operations manager within Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles which he has held since June 2016. Since 2006 he worked within the Volkswagen Group within the TPS (Trade Parts Specialist) brand.

In his new role he will continue to report to head of sales operations, James Douglas, and will be responsible for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ team of five UK area sales managers, Alan Slimon, Emile Moore, Kelly Brown, Martin Whelpton and Jim Wilberforce. The team are responsible for driving performance, sales and customer satisfaction through the brand’s dedicated network of 72 van centres.

Rob commented, ‘A strong and dedicated commercial vehicle network is key to our success. I’m delighted to be taking on a really hands-on role, helping the network excel and ensuring our ‘Working With You’ brand promise is a tangible reality for every customer who comes into one of our van centres.’