The Automotive 30% Club is delighted to announce that the latest member of the Club is James Weston, CEO of automotive retailer Robins and Day.
The Automotive 30% Club is open to CEOs and MDs of companies in the automotive industry such as manufacturers, retailers, and adjacent businesses, who all share the same goal of achieving a better gender balance across the automotive industry.
Other members include Auto Trader UK, Jardine Motors Group, Toyota (GB) plc, CDK Global, Volvo Car UK, Volkswagen Group UK, Kia, Mazda, Ducati and Bentley as well as the major retailers Inchcape, Lookers, Vertu Motor Group, Marshalls and JCT600.
Robins and Day are a manufacturer owned dealership group selling Peugeot, Citroen, DS and Vauxhall vehicles, as well as thousands of used cars from all major manufacturers. Robins and Day have 60 sites and is the largest Peugeot dealer group in the UK. Citroen Retail Group and GO Vauxhall have also been integrated into the Robins and Day Group.
James Weston, CEO, Robins and Day comments:
‘I am proud to have become a member of the Automotive 30% Club. I am looking forward to sharing the knowledge and insights of both the club and its members to further enable the transition and growth of Robins & Day in becoming an employer of choice, driving the attraction, development, retention and promotion within the female population of our workforce.’
Julia Muir, Founder of the Automotive 30% Club and CEO of Gaia Innovation comments:
“It’s great to welcome James Weston of Robins and Day, one of the UK’s larger retailers, to the Club to work towards our shared goal of achieving a better gender balance within the automotive sector. It will be particularly exciting to see what can be achieved with both an important manufacturer in the form of PSA Groupe and their wholly owned dealerships approaching the challenge with an aligned strategy.“