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Holden praises long-serving staff

07:00 05 September 2014

Vehicle technician Andrew Hannant.

Vehicle technician Andrew Hannant.

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Two employees at Norwich-based Holden Group have been recognised for their long-term commitment to the company having clocked up 84 years of service between them.

Alan Inness, Holden Group trade parts sales manager.Alan Inness, Holden Group trade parts sales manager.

Alan Inness, group trade parts sales manager, joined the company in 1970 and vehicle technician Andrew Hannant, in 1974. Both have worked for three generations of Holdens.

Mr Inness said: “I’ve witnessed a lot of changes in the industry and seen the business grow. It doesn’t feel like 44 years to me, I really enjoy working here and my colleagues have become lifelong friends.”

Mr Hannant said: “I’ve worked on a wide variety of cars and vans. It’s been interesting to witness the huge improvement in the quality of cars with every new version. The technological advances in engines and safety are something only a long-serving technician can appreciate.”

Chief executive Tim Holden said: “I would like to say a special thank you to both Alan and Andrew for their dedication and loyalty.

“I am fascinated by their early experiences and privileged to hear about their time working with my grandfather and father. It’s comforting to know that our customers are benefiting from their combined wealth of experience.”

“It’s quite a rarity today for employees to have worked for one business for this length of time and I am thankful that Alan and Andrew feel we have treated them in a way which has made them want to stay with us us for all of these years.”

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