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TEAMG3 news - introducing new starters Michael Lowe and Jack Hobson

As part of a new feature on the G3 site, we'll be quizzing all the TEAMG3 new starters with some Q+A's to help you get to know them as they join our successful lineup.

First up we have 2 new additions to the Business Development Team - Michael Lowe and Jack Hobson.

 

 Michael Lowe - Business Development Manager

 1. How long have you been a part of the G3 team? 

One month.

2. Briefly tell us a bit about your career before G3…(in less than 100 words!) 

MBA qualified, my career spans across a major motor manufacturer, a franchised dealer group and an independent lease company. My experience is in new start-ups, asset finance, sales, training, marketing and operations, specialising in new business growth, service delivery, team management and CRM.

3. Summarise your role at G3 so far, in one paragraph; 

As the new Business Development Manager, I have been engaging with the remarketing marketplace, establishing our unique G3 service and valuation propositions, whilst getting to know all the team and how all the pieces of the jigsaw fit together.

4. What’s your favourite part of the job? 

I’m a petrol head, so unashamedly the Cars.

5. What word do you think best describes G3? 

Innovative.

6. What was your first car? 

A very Beige Ford Fiesta LJB678W.

7. What would be your dream car to pass through the G3 auction hall? 

NOJ 393, the ex-works 1953-55 Austin-Healey Special Test Car/100S.

8. Where is the best place you’ve travelled and why? 

Cuba; people, hospitality, culture, fun, weather, cars and eclectic architecture.

9. What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? 

I would run a not for profit charity focused on improving the lives of vulnerable local children and young people.

10. Can you recommend a boxset, band, movie, book, or game? 

Travellers box set.

 


Jack Hobson - Business Development Manager

 1. How long have you been a part of the G3 team?

I started on the 4th June 18 and on writing this I am half way through my 3rd week. 

2. Briefly tell us a bit about your career before G3…(in less than 100 words!)

For 4 years following leaving university I worked in recruitment as a consultant, specifically within the construction industry. I worked on both freelance and permanent positions. The work included a large amount of Business Development to bring on a variety of clients as well as search and selection to find the correct candidates. Following this was the correlating of payroll and administrative tasks.

3. Summarise your role at G3 so far, in one paragraph

My role at G3 is to work alongside the Business Development Managers to qualify and contact new vendors in the main as well as some specialist buyers. Once qualified and a suitable decision maker is located I aid with the conversion of said company/person.  

4. What’s your favourite part of the job?

I really enjoy Business Development in general, it can be very challenging and ultimately rewarding. Its like a Game!

5. What word do you think best describes G3?

Dynamic.

6. What was your first car?

Vauxhall Corsa 1.0 Eco flex.

7. What would be your dream car to pass through the G3 auction hall?

Nissan Skyline R34 GTR.

8. Where is the best place you’ve travelled and why?

Barbados, the country is beautiful and the people are so happy and accommodating. 

9. What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?

Probably something Health & Fitness related, Personal Trainer etc, this is the closest thing to a “hobby” that I have and would do that if it was economically viable.  

10. Can you recommend a boxset, band, movie, book, or game?

Game of Thrones, best TV series by far.

04/07/2018

 
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