SALES DEPARTMENT



LIAM MARTIN

SALES DIRECTOR



Liam has been with us at Acklam Car Centre since 2003. In his career, he has developed a vast knowledge of all aspects of the motor trade and respectively earned himself an extensive portfolio of new and returning clients, both locally and nationally. He has been a great success breaking many motor trade records on numbers of cars sold and is as keen today as he was when he first started. If you are looking to deal with an experienced motor trade expert then Liam is here with his vast knowledge of cars on finance, his friendly nature and strong work ethic.

In his spare time, Liam enjoys spending time at home in the countryside with his children Harry, Lottie, Max and his wife Rebecca.



JOE KHAN

SALES MANAGER


Joe's 19 years in the motor trade began back at Ford CD Bramall. Since then, Joe has continued to prosper in his sales career, meeting and exceeding multiple personal and dealership targets whilst working for a range of prestigious motor groups. In the past, Joe was presented as the Winner in BMW's nationwide Leading Lights Award whilst managing teams over at BMW Cooper Teesside.

Over the course of his career Joe has developed specialist knowledge on all makes and models and endeavours to pass this skill onto his new team at Acklam Car Centre  through giving everyone the support, coaching and motivation they need.

In his spare time, Joe enjoys spending time with his wife Sharlene and young children Jasmine, Jayden, Elijah, Ariana and Esmeralda.


JOHN FERGUSON

BUSINESS MANAGER


John has over 14 years of experience in the motor trade, including 5 years with, at the time, BMW's flagship dealership in Teesside. John's final 3 years with BMW have been spent as a leading Business Manager. Now, he is extremely happy to be building his career elevating standards here at Acklam Car Centre. John prides himself on providing excellent customer service, being very organised and friendly. As an expert in finance, he is more than happy to offer his expertise to help customers find the best finance plans suited to them and provide tailored packages that meet their needs on an individual basis.

Outside of work, John enjoys spending time with his partner, dining out and socialising with friends. John has had a passion for cars from a young age, if he could choose any car in the world, it would be the Ferrari LaFerrari.


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RICHARD ELLYATT

SENIOR SALES EXECUTIVE


Richard joined the team after 10 years in the motor trade, developed from a strong business background after completing his business degree in 2003 and owning his clothing retail chain for 15 years. A career change saw him cut his teeth in the used car retail industry before spending 3 years at Audi achieving a Finalist in Prestigious Audi Sales Award after selling the most cars in 2018. After developing his knowledge in Audi, Richard wanted to expand his expertise across a wider range of specialist vehicles which attracted him to Acklam Car Centre, where he began the next chapter of his career. 

Being a family man, Richard loves spending time at home with his wife Samantha and young children Jesse, Heidi and dog Rocky.


JAKE ARMSTRONG

PRODUCT GENIUS



Since joining the team in 2019, our Product Genius Jake has become a key member of the team, learning specialist knowledge about every aspect of each car here at Acklam Car Centre. Jake takes care of customers upon collection of their new car and leads the handover process in a very efficient and professional manner, to ensure a memorable experience for the customer.

In his previous endeavours, Jake has grown a professional set of people and leadership skills through managing a local restaurant and, coming from a big family of 9 siblings, Jake also ran a family gym with two of his brothers.

In his spare time, Jake can be found playing football and pursuing fitness.