New Branch Manager Appointed at Bristol Street Motors Derby Nissan
Vikki Brooks has been appointed as Branch Manager at Bristol Street Motors Derby Nissan.
Vikki started her career as an apprentice at 18, completing her apprenticeship two years later at Bristol Street Motors, after joining as a Sales Executive. Vikki has since progressed her career, from New and Used Business Car Manager, to New Car Sales Manager, to her current position. Over that time, she has undertaken many of the Group’s training courses, including the company’s leadership development programme.
Vikki has recently got engaged and is excited to take the next step in her career and her personal life.
Vikki Brooks, Branch Manager at Bristol Street Motors Derby Nissan, said: “I am pleased and proud to be leading the team at Bristol Street Motors Derby Nissan.
“The support I have received from management and colleagues during my seven years has been fantastic. I am very grateful to work for a forward-thinking company that values its workforce.
“Within Bristol Street Motors, there are so many opportunities and policies in place to ensure that all colleagues have the work-life balance they need. There’s also fantastic training and development courses available.
“Although still male dominated, the industry is changing rapidly; to any woman who is interested in starting a career in the automotive industry, just go for it!”
Robert Forrester, Chief Executive at Bristol Street Motors, said: “We are delighted to have Vikki as our newest Branch Manager. It’s great to see the growing number of women who want to build a career in the automotive industry, and Vikki has set a great example of what can be achieved, seizing opportunities, and making the most of the company’s support.
“Vikki has worked hard to get to where she is, and I wish her the best of luck in putting her own stamp on the Derby dealership.”
Andrew Humberstone, Managing Director of Nissan GB, added: “People are the most valuable asset of our company so it’s great to celebrate Vikki’s appointment to her new role and we wish her every success in her career.
“Nissan’s culture of diversity continues to attract talented people to careers all over the world, helping to drive innovation in automotive products and services that enrich people’s lives. Together we can build a strong team that reflects our customers’ diverse needs and enables us to pursue long-term and sustainable future success.”