Wednesday, 9 February 2011

Power of Dreams Award for leading Marshall Honda General Manager

James Rodgers, General Manager of Marshall Honda in Scarborough has been presented with the ultimate award by his manufacturer. James is photographed (centre), receiving his award from Matt Gill, Regional Operations Manager for Honda UK (left) and David Hodgetts (right), Managing Director of Honda UK.

At a glittering dinner in Glasgow, and in front of representatives of the Honda network, James Rodgers was given the “Power of Dreams Award” by the manufacturer for “Excellence in Living the Honda Values”. Speaking at the event, Daksh Gupta, Chief Executive of Marshall, said: “I cannot think of anyone who deserves this award more than James and I am delighted that he has been recognised in front his peers with this award. The reason I think James deserves this award is that he lives by so many of these values which we hold dear at Marshall”

Scarborough Honda is ranked No.2 in the country for customer satisfaction in sales and No.8 in the country for service, out of a total network of 170 dealers. The dealership has also scored 100% in the last 2 years of the independent Great Place to Work survey of all colleagues in the business.

James Rodgers commented: “One of our key principles in Marshall is to represent our manufacturer partners in the best possible way, thereby delivering a consistent brand experience to our customers. At Scarborough Honda, the whole team is dedicated to building the Honda brand in our area and I have accepted this award on behalf of all my colleagues in Scarborough.”

The family-owned Marshall Motor Group is the fastest growing dealer group in the country and has seven Honda businesses. Marshall has represented Honda for nearly 20 years and acquired the Scarborough Honda business, along with York Honda and Hull Honda at the beginning of 2009.

Daksh Gupta added: “Honda is a great brand and we have built a strong relationship with them over the years by working in partnership to build their brand wherever we represent them.”

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