Pete Murphy has been appointed as managing director designate at Isuzu Truck (UK).

New managing director for Isuzu Truck UK

Published:  23 August, 2013

Isuzu Motors has announced the successor to Nikki King as managing director of Isuzu Truck (UK).

Pete Murphy, who currently heads up the ITUK national fleet Division, is promoted to managing director designate, with immediate effect, and will be working with Ms King until her retirement at the end of October this year.

After her retirement, Ms King will continue working with Isuzu as honorary chairman to provide a seamless transition.

Commenting on the announcement, Ms King said: “I am absolutely delighted with Pete’s appointment and cannot think of anyone better to grow the company and keep its very special culture. In the time leading up to my retirement, and subsequently in my new role as honorary chairman, I will do everything I can to help Pete in his new position. I am really looking forward to working closely with him.”

Mr Murphy said: “I would like to state how very honoured, hugely excited and more than a little terrified I am, at the faith Isuzu Motors and Nikki, have shown by appointing me in this new role.

“Over the last 17 years Nikki, working together with a fantastic team of people at both ITUK and Isuzu Motors, has built an immensely successful company, with a very special culture and attitude to customer care. It has been my privilege to be part of that exciting journey for the last 15 years and I promise Nikki, Isuzu Motors, my colleagues, all of our customers and our dealers, that our culture and the way we conduct our business, will not change.”

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