Chapelhouse MD Phil Clay featured in Motor Trader Movers & Shakers 2024

Chapelhouse Managing Director, Phil Clay, is honoured to be showcased in the latest edition of Motor Trader magazine's Top 50 Movers & Shakers for 2024.

Operating across 10 locations in the North West, the company currently employs 220 individuals. With over 24 years of experience in the motor trade, Phil joined Chapelhouse in October 2015 and took on the role of Managing Director in January 2023..

Since being promoted into the role, Phil has spearheaded significant changes that have notably influenced the company's trajectory, particularly in terms of employee engagement, culture and advancements in IT systems. 

Phil is deeply committed to the wellbeing and development of his teams, making it his mission to cultivate a positive and supportive work environment. Recognising the integral connection between employee happiness and company success, he has implemented various initiatives, from flexible work schedules, friends and family car scheme to mental health resources and private healthcare. 

Phil's dedication to staff development is evident in the implementation of comprehensive training programs and incentives, all contributing to Chapelhouse's aim of becoming an employer of choice. Phil believes in empowering his team to reach their full potential, fostering innovation and professional growth. His visionary leadership not only transforms the workplace but also sets a standard for excellence and compassion in the motor industry. 

As a testament to Chapelhouse's upward trajectory under Phil's leadership, the business was shortlisted for three awards at the Motor Industry's annual awards ceremony in his first year as MD. These nominations included Most Improved Dealership, Employer of the Year, and Franchised Dealership of the Year. 

Phil said on the achievement; "I'm thrilled to be featured in the Motor Trader Top 50 Movers and Shakers. It's truly an honour to be recognized. As highlighted in the article, I've been motivated and focused on supporting our teams since assuming the role of Managing Director at Chapelhouse, and I'm excited about the significant plans I have for the upcoming year."