GWM ORA announces new UK sales lead

GWM ORA has appointed David Chesterman as head of sales for the UK market.

Chesterman takes over from David Parry, who is now moving into semi-retirement and working a part time support role as general manager.

Chesterman was the national fleet operations Lead in his previous role, where he managed SME fleet sales growth, e-commerce and CRM development, direct fleet sales as well as business and marketing strategy.

GWM ORA UK managing director, Toby Marshall said: “It is fantastic to welcome David Chesterman to the GWM ORA UK team. His wealth of automotive experience will be a fantastic asset as we build on the solid foundations laid in 2023. Moving forward, David will play a key role in delivering sales growth for the brand, enhancing our position as a leader in the e-mobility sector.”

Chesterman said: I am delighted to join such a fresh, energetic EV brand that is right at the beginning of its journey in the UK. The team have already done a great job of establishing an excellent foothold, appointing key retailers and driving brand awareness with consumers and business partners. I look forward to building on this success as we scale our operations and introduce exciting new products and services.”