Macrae & Dick celebrates 50 year service award with staff presentation in Inverness
Kirkhill man John Ironside, aged 65, recently celebrated 50 years’ service with Macrae & Dick Ltd and is presented with a gold quaich by Group Chairman, Francis Hamilton.
Inverness, UK (PRWEB UK) 5 February 2014
Kirkhill man John Ironside, aged 65, recently celebrated 50 years’ service with Macrae & Dick Ltd.
John was presented a gold quaich by Francis Hamilton, Chairman of Macrae & Dick Ltd, at a ceremony attended by John’s wife Helen, colleagues and Andrew Grzesinski, Group Managing Director. Commenting on John’s time with the company, Mr Hamilton said, ‘I am delighted that John has been with the company for 50 years and we have found him to be a very honest, hard working individual. I would like to thank him sincerely for his dedication to the company during all this time.’
John started his career on 18th September 1963, aged 15, as a Parts Boy delivering parts on a message bike. He then progressed to a coach painter and a spray painter; John currently works in the Macrae & Dick bodyshop, Hi-Tech, as a Bodyshop Paint Technician.
John said, ‘I have found Macrae & Dick to be a superb company to work for and I have worked with many great people throughout my career with them.’
John is one of 10 employees at Macrae & Dick with over 40 years’ service within the company.
Notes to the Editor
- Established in 1878 Macrae & Dick Limited has always had an association with the transport industry. It is one of the longest established dealers in UK and a generation before the motor car. With dealerships in Inverness, Elgin, Aberdeen, Perth and Stirling, Macrae & Dick employs over 450 people within the region. We are proud to have the franchises for Ford, Honda, Jaguar, Land Rover, Toyota and Mazda and under the Menzies brand BMW and MINI (in Stirling).
- Macrae & Dick works exclusively within the retail motor industry and related fields. It has workshops and outlets that provide service, parts and body repair work. These include retail and wholesale parts operations and the supply of parts for all makes of cars and vans. With an accident repair centre in Inverness, ‘Hi-Tech’ which is an accredited ARC centre and offers accident management for all types of vehicles.
- The group also has four fast fit centres based in Inverness, Elgin, Perth and Stirling trading under the ‘Rapid Fit’ banner.
- For further information on Macrae & Dick Limited visit the website on http://www.macraeanddick.co.uk.
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