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Richard Hawkins

Recruitment Consultant - JGA South Wales

Richard started his career in the motor trade in the family business in 1991.

Originally managing a petrol station he moved into sales in 1993. He helped grow the business which represented the Rover franchise up to 1998. Appointed MD the same year the company left the ailing franchise and in 2003 secured the emerging Hyundai franchise.

Richard was instrumental in driving sales seeing turnover grow from £5m to £14m in 2010. He was appointed Vice Chairman for the regional franchise board the same year.

Seeking a new challenge, he left in 2011 and spent a year as a director in a telemarketing company before joining JGA in February 2013, operating as the regional consultant for the South Wales, Wiltshire & South Midlands area.