Drive Motor Retail Group issued a series of ‘Overdrive’ awards to its top performing employees as its celebrated its 2019 successes at its annual black tie gala dinner.
The Leicester-based Vauxhall retailer ended the year with the evening of celebration which took place at the Harbour Hotel, in Bristol, and was attended by over 250 guests from across the business.
Over 50 employees were recognised for their achievements in the group’s ‘OverDrive’ awards.
Also up for celebration was the group’s award of the ‘Vauxhall Opel European Dealer Group of 2019’, which it claimed at a ceremony hosted by the PSA Group-owned OEM, in Croatia, last month.
The group also claimed the ‘Vauxhall Quality Group of the year’ at the recent dealer event at in Brighton.
The black tie gala was hosted by group operations director, Rob Keenan, and finance director, Stuart Harrison.
Kennan said: “It was fantastic to be able to get so many of the team together to recognise the amazing achievements of the past 12 months.
“Everyone has worked really hard to meet our targets and push Drive on and we are all looking forward to some very exciting plans for 2020.”
The event was also attended by business partners from all areas of the business.
Harrison said: “As a company we understand how important it is that we partner with the right businesses to create a culture of reciprocal growth.
“It was brilliant to see many of these valued partners in attendance last week and we look forward to working with them over the coming year and beyond to meet both of our objectives.”