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Vertu Motors plc (VTU.L)

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Vertu Motors plc

Vertu House
Fifth Avenue Business Park Team Valley
Gateshead NE11 0XA
United Kingdom
44 33 0178 8808

Sector(s)Consumer Cyclical
IndustryAuto & Truck Dealerships
Full-time employees6,184

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Robert T. ForresterCEO & Exec. Director988kN/A1970
Ms. Karen AndersonCFO & Exec. Director566kN/A1972
Mr. David Paul CraneCOO & Exec. Director566kN/A1968
Mr. Bruce ClarkChief Technology OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Nicola LooseCompany Sec., Gen. Counsel & Member of Operations BoardN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Liz CopeChief Marketing OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Steve RoweGroup Sales Director & Member of Operations BoardN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Matthew BarrGroup HR DirectorN/AN/A1981
Mr. Damien RigbyHead of Fleet for Mercedes-Benz divisionN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2022, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in GBp.


Vertu Motors plc operates as an automotive retailer in the United Kingdom. The company sells new and used cars and motorcycles, motability cars, and commercial vehicles, as well as provides related aftersales services. It operates 150 chain of franchised dealerships offering sales, service, parts, and bodyshop facilities for new and used cars, and commercial vehicles under the Bristol Street Motors, Macklin Motors, and Vertu Motors. The company's franchise dealerships include Audi, BMW, Honda, Jaguar, jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG, MINI, smart, Toyota, Volkswagen, Citroen, CUPRA, Dacia, DS, Ford, Hyundai, Mazda, MG, Nissan, Peugeot, Renault, SEAT, SKÖDA, and Vauxhall. In addition, it operates as a pension scheme trustee; and provides vehicle financing and related insurance products. Further, the company is involved in the online van and parts retailing; and online advertising businesses. It operates through a network of 160 sales and aftersales outlets in 121 locations. Vertu Motors plc was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Gateshead, the United Kingdom.

Corporate governance

Vertu Motors plc’s ISS governance QualityScore as of N/A is N/A. The pillar scores are Audit: N/A; Board: N/A; Shareholder rights: N/A; Compensation: N/A.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.