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Meet the team at Mercia Motors

Meet the dynamic team at Mercia Motors who are here to help you find your next dream car or service your vehicle and make the process as quick and easy as possible.

  • Greg Thompson - Managing Director

    Greg has been in the motor trade all his working life since graduating from Liverpool University 20 years ago. He progressed from a sales executive to general sales manager within 6 years of employment with a large PLC before setting up his own business in 2007. He then established Mercia Motors in November 2011. Greg enjoys playing tennis for his local team who are actually based across the road from our showroom as his main past time.
  • Simone Moore - Administrative Manager

    Before joining the Mercia Motors team she was a senior nursery nurse at a local nursery. After 7 years she decided she needed a new and exciting challenge. She has been with us for over 6 years and has become an irreplaceable member of staff and deals with all parts of the business to ensure everything runs smoothly. In her spare time she enjoys socialising with friends and family fun days out.
  • Dave Mirfin - Assistant Service Manager

    Dave has been in the motor trade for over 40 years and has worked in Mercia's service department for the last 8 years bringing a vast and extremely valuable amount of experience with him. His dedicated and hard working approach is a real credit to him. In his past roles he has spent 14 years at Gilders which included being a sales controller and sales manager. In his spare time Dave has a passion for motor sports and football.
  • Adam Ridge - Senior Sales Executive

    Adam joined the Mercia Motors team in July 2017 having over 14 years of Main Dealer experience. He has been a great addition to the team offering an excellent understanding of ensuring the customer experience is an enjoyable one from start to finish. He has a very active lifestyle and in his spare time enjoys walking his dog to his local pubs and eating out.
  • Wayne Barber - Experienced Valeter & Driver

    Wayne has been with us at Mercia Motors not long after we opened over 9 years ago and is a genuine, loyal and very key member of the team. He is a pleasure to work with and always has a smile on his face. Wayne is vital in making sure vehicles are professionally valeted to the highest standard possible. In his spare time Wayne enjoys playing snooker for his local team and spending quality time with family and friends.
  • Matthew Higginbottom - Vehicle Technician

    Matthew has joined our team at Mercia having completed 5 successful year's at Bristol Street Motors. He has an excellent array of knowledge and specialises in diagnostics as well as having a certification to work on hybrid vehicle's. He has a very positive daily approach to his work and is a essential member of our team. Away from work Matthew loves to spend time walking in the Peak District. He also loves animals and is known as our own doctor dolittle!
  • Jenni Sutton - Business Development Manager

    Jenni brings a wealth of knowledge and experience within the motor trade spanning over 20 years. Jenni's roles have varied from car auction management through to prestige main dealer business development. She is excited to make a difference by building new relationships and collaboration with local businesses and, in addition, promoting and marketing the great services Mercia offers, via social media, referrals and networking. Personally, Jenni loves a good work out at the gym, spending quality time with friends and family which may involve the odd glass of Sauvignon Blanc!
  • Stuart Eason - Vehicle Technician

    Stuart has joined our service team bringing with him a wealth of experience spanning back over 10 year's. As well as being an accredited MOT tester Stuart thrives on working in diagnostics and successfully problem solving. His calm and methodical personality is a real credit to himself. In his spare time his favourite interest is riding his bike.
  • Ryan Batson - Service Advisor

    Ryan has joined the team in a period of expansion. Ryan is fully qualified having previously successfully passed Toyota's advanced customer consultant course at their academy. He is extremely passionate about our customers' receiving the best possible experience which shines through with his calm and caring personality. He played for Norwich City football club as a junior and is also a level 9 football referee. In his spare time he enjoys tinkering with his pride and joy, an Audi A7.
  • Ben Poleykett - General Manger

    Ben brings with him over 20 years of wealth, experience and knowledge. He has worked with various marques including Volkswagen, Skoda, Volvo and Mitsubishi. In addition, Ben is highly skilled and specialised in the retailing of the used car arena including all elements of funding packages. He has a modern, dynamic and enthusiastic leadership style with a focused customer centric approach always putting the customer first. In Ben's spare time he enjoys a round of golf as well as spending quality time with his family

    DUE TO EXPANSION PLANS. We are hiring for the following positions: Service advisor, Technician & Salesperson. Contact Ben on 07725 128375.