AW appoint Group Operations Manager

AW Repair Group is delighted to announce the appointment of James Dunn as Group Operations Manager.

James, who joined the company nine years ago as a branch manager, will now oversee the five site operation.

Managing Director Andrew Walsh said: “As we continue to grow the business James’ focus will be on streamlined control of performance across the group. He has a vast knowledge and understands the business with a consistent track record of successful people, process and financial management.

“He has the ability and foresight to react to a changing environment finding solutions with an infectious positivity and pragmatic approach. I’m delighted he will be supporting our future developments in this new capacity.”

Latterly James handpicked the team to launch the group’s Nottingham Central site in Beeston which opened in January and tripled its budgeted first month turnover.

Said James: “I’m very ready for this new challenge and at the stage in my career where I hope my experience and enthusiasm will spread among the team. I’m very hands-on in my approach and driven to meet targets, SLAs and monitor performance to ensure we continually deliver what is expected from us. I’m looking forward to further developing relationships both within and outside the business.”

James (40) received the Personal Development Trophy at the Nottinghamshire Business Awards during his time as general manager of AW Repair Group’s Newark site. He joined the bodyshop industry at the age of 16 and continues to retain his VDA accreditation.

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