Vertu has appointed Darren Murray, previously Pendragon’s managing director for its Ford dealerships in the Manchester area, as used car sales director for its Ford division.
Prior to that, Murray was used car manager for CD Bramall’s five Ford sites in the Manchester area.
His brother, Wayne Murray, has been taken on as used car sales manager for the same Ford division.
Simon Parsons has also joined Vertu from a Jaguar dealership, as general manager of Birmingham-based Shirley Ford.
Gerome Guarini has been appointed as general manager of West Bromwich Ford. Over the last two years Guarini has been general manager of Evans Halshaw Stourbridge Peugeot.