Oct 01, 2020

SsangYong has appointed Phill Sargent as regional aftersales manager for the south of England and Wales, joining Peter Howe who is responsible for the north of England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.

Phill said; ''I am delighted to be joining SsangYong Motors UK at such an exciting time. The SsangYong product keeps going from strength to strength, delivering exceptional value for money whilst ensuring great reliability and quality. I am very excited to be joining this growing network and really looking forward to the journey ahead'.”

Phill has a wealth of experience in aftersales having started his career as a vehicle technician in 2002 and moving on to manage a mainstream dealership workshop and its eight-strong team in 2006. He then went on to work for a renowned dealer group in Monmouthshire as group aftersales development and support manager before moving to the Dick Lovett franchise in 2012 as its aftersales manager.

Commented Mark Burrows, aftersales director of SsangYong Motors UK: “As the SsangYong vehicle parc expands, we are preparing for the future by investing in our aftermarket service, so we can look after our customers and dealers alike. I am delighted to welcome someone as experienced and as knowledgeable as Phill to the team.”

Made in Korea
SsangYong cars are manufactured in South Korea by SsangYong Motor, which is 75 per cent owned by the Indian engineering conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra and imported into the UK by SsangYong Motor UK. Established in 1954, SsangYong is Korea's oldest vehicle manufacturer and only 4x4 and SUV specialist producer. There are currently some 65 SsangYong dealers covering England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, with new locations being added to the network all the time. To download hi res images via the SsangYong online press office visit:

Vanessa Cox
T: 07535 875997


Phil Sargent – aftersales regional manager, south

Phil Sargent – aftersales regional manager, south

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