The National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) raised over £14,000 for the motor industry benevolent fund (BEN) during its annual AGM in Lisbon, Portugal.
Held on April 28, the annual gathering of industry figures hosted a charity auction in aid of BEN – the automotive industry charity – and succeeded in raising a total of £14,150.
During the AGM it was also announced that James Tomlinson, from Motor Auction Group (MAG), would carry on as NAMA chairman for a further year.
Stuart Pearson, of British Car Auctions (BCA), meanwhile, was officially appointed as vice-chairman.
Louise Wallis, head of NAMA, said: “This year’s AGM was well attended by members and was overall a positive and informative meeting with constructive discussions regarding the UK auction industry.
“We are extremely pleased with the amount raised for BEN and would like to thank everyone for their generous donations.”