David Crane

Chief Operations Officer, Vertu Motors

Guest Speaker


David was appointed Commercial Director of Vertu Motors (Retail) Limited in February 2007. He joined Reg Vardy PLC in 1999 and was Commercial Director of Reg Vardy PLC between 2004 and 2006, until the sale of Reg Vardy PLC to Pendragon PLC in February 2006, at which point he was appointed Group Services Director of Pendragon PLC. During his time as commercial director, David was responsible for Aftersales strategy, relationships with vehicle manufacturers and commercial relationships with key corporate customers. Prior to his employment with Reg Vardy PLC he was Aftersales Operations Manager at Renault UK between 1991 and 1999.

David attended Ormsby Comprehensive school (now Outwood Academy Ormsby) and grew up in Spencerbeck.