Lookers celebrates success at Inspiring Women Awards 2022


4 women at Lookers have been recognised for their commitment to selling leadership, gender variety and inclusion within just the team and across the motoring marketplace.

In a tough competition Lookers secured 4 top accolades, with the winners nominated internally and externally from throughout its United kingdom-broad crew.

The four award-winners were being pointed out for their excellence in mentoring, encouraging inclusion, supporting colleagues and for building a big difference to the business enterprise and its sturdy culture of range.

A report 280 nominations from more than 30 organizations have been produced to the Automotive 30% Club for an annual gala celebration held in recognition of women’s contribution to accomplishment throughout the automotive sector.

Lookers’ four winners have been support supervisor Leanne Chevannes from Stoke on Trent, Chelmsford-based Annalise Eldred, head of client contact centres, and from Better Manchester, head of compliance Samantha Reed and group shopper support and grievance resolution manager Nikki Simms.

Julia Muir, founder of the Automotive 30% Club, said: “Our 2022 Automotive 30% Club Inspiring Automotive Women of all ages Award winners are an incredible group of women of all ages who have not only created a terrific contribution to the success of the business enterprise in their day positions, but they have also been fabulous purpose designs to colleagues and are lifting and motivating other people as they have risen in their occupations.

“As amazing ambassadors and advocates for the sector, they have encouraged the up coming technology of girls to be a part of the automotive industry and have promoted their organizations as inclusive companies of selection. Nowadays, we rejoice the outstanding women of all ages who are encouraging to adjust the activity in automotive.”

Karen Prince, Lookers’ Director of Consumer Engagement, reported: “Hard perform, dedication, and perseverance are generally rewarded, which is why I’m definitely delighted to be congratulating these 4 inspirational, passionate, and dedicated females from across our United kingdom group for the official recognition they have rightly received.

“Leanne, Samantha, Annalise and Nikki are previously roundly revered and recognised for not only the contribution they make to our business enterprise achievements but for the management which they show in empowering their colleagues to be the finest they can be, to staying champions of range and equality and to supporting us generate a lifestyle of range which gains every workforce member throughout the British isles and Ireland.”

Lookers CEO Mark Raban, a patron of the Automotive 30% Club, explained: “The automotive retail sector is modifying quickly, and Lookers, exactly where our men and women are our finest asset, is proud to be building a extra gender-well balanced, contented workplace that properly satisfies the needs of our organization and our persons.

“Lookers is a very pleased member and supporter of the Automotive 30% Club, which aims to have at the very least 30 p.c of senior management positions in the automotive market stuffed by girls by 2030, and we’re earning progress in direction of realising this ambition.”

Pictured entrance row (L to r) Leanne Chevannes, Annalise Eldred, Nikki Simms and Samantha Reed. Again row Mark Raban, Karen Prince and chief folks officer Chris Whitaker.