Autotech Crew has appointed Mark Armitage FIMI to the newly created function of industrial director.
A former instructor for the Ford broker community, Armitage joins the car recruitment and coaching industry Autotech from the Institute of the Motor Trade (IMI) the place he was once lately head of memberships and product services and products.
He’s going to now be tasked with using expansion of Autotech Crew’s 4 divisions – Recruit, Coaching, Academy and Attach.
Along senior control positions inside the IMI, Armitage was once additionally instrumental in atmosphere them up as an Apprentice Finish Level Overview Organisation.
Armitage stated: “The IMI does an incredible activity in supporting the field and, after 8 years with them, I’ve cultivated a powerful staff who will prevail me and proceed to force ahead the IMI with their very own recent concepts.
“There is not any getting clear of the truth that the abilities scarcity is leaving an enduring legacy at the car trade and there are recently 26,000 vacancies inside the sector.
“Over time, I’ve were given to grasp Gavin and the staff at Autotech Crew, and I’ve all the time been inspired with the corporate’s tenacity and skill to take on the problems dealing with the field head on.”
Armitage stated the new addition of Autotech Hook up with the corporate’s portfolio cemented his need to paintings with the industry.
Gavin White, leader govt of Autotech Crew, stated: “Whilst having a perfect recognition inside the sector, and robust trade connections, his revel in, from being an car apprentice via to coaching and building roles and using ahead the IMI, in reality makes him a very good are compatible inside our industry.
“We’re having a look ahead to seeing how Mark will force our corporate divisions ahead and take our experience to new, untapped sub sectors of the trade.”