Appointments: Jennings Mitsubishi expansion results in new franchise manager

Jennings Mitsubishi has appointed a franchise manager at its latest dealership in Middlesbrough

Norman Shepherd

Jennings Mitsubishi, part of the Jennings Motor Group, has appointed a franchise manager at its latest dealership in Middlesbrough.

Norman Shepherd, from Chester-le-Street, is no stranger to the region’s motor dealer group, having worked in a managerial role for the company in the past.

In his role as franchise manager at the new Cargo Fleet Lane branch, Norman will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the dealership, which will entail overseeing a team of five staff members including a sales controller/business manager, sales executives, administration and valeting staff, in addition to being responsible for achieving monthly and quarterly sales objectives set out by Mitsubishi and ensuring the highest level of customer service is delivered at all times.

With more than 32 years’ experience in the motor industry, Norman, who initially served his time as a mechanic, is looking forward to the challenges ahead at the new Jennings Mitsubishi dealership.

He said: “I am delighted to have been appointed as franchise manager and look forward to developing the Mitsubishi brand, which offers high-quality products, in the Teesside area.”

Over the years, Norman has gained valuable knowledge and experience working in a variety of roles for a number of motor dealers across the North East.

The Jennings Mitsubishi franchise sells the entire range of models including the including i-MiEV, Mirage, ASX, Outlander, Outlander PHEV, Shogun and L200, which are on display and available for immediate test drives.

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