Marshall Motor Group has recruited Nigel Ward to be franchise director of its recently acquired Mercedes-Benz market area in the north-west of England.
Ward was previously sales and marketing director of Inchcape’s three Mercedes market areas, and has worked with the German premium brand for seven years.
He will join Marshall's retail executive board from April.
Daksh Gupta, Marshall's chief executive, said: "I am delighted to be welcoming Nigel to our senior team and to our new Mercedes division.
"His wealth of Mercedes-Benz and multi-site experience will be invaluable to us."