Car dealer group Lookers has announced the retirement from its board of John Brown after almost 10 years of service.
Phil White, chairman of Lookers, said: "I would like to thank John for his excellent and substantial contribution to the company since joining the board in May 2005, serving as both a non executive director and the senior independent director in this period.
"Between 2005 and 2013 the company has seen turnover increase by over 100% and profit before tax increase by over 160%.
"I have enjoyed working with John as well as valuing his advice and support since I joined the Lookers board in 2006.
"Together with all my colleagues on the board, I would like to thank him personally for his exceptional contribution to the group during the past ten years and wish him all the very best for the future."