Meet the C.E.O.
September 12th, 7.30 for 8.00 p.m.
Meeting Room 9, Premier Inn, Norman Cross PE7 3TB.
All IAM members/associates welcome, whether or not you belong to a local group.
Sarah Sillars OBE, took up the role of Chief Executive Officer on 5th February 2016.
She has a long and illustrious career within the automotive sector, having been CEO and Executive Chair of the Institute of the Motoring Industry (IMI). They made her an Honorary Fellow and Vice President on her departure in 2012.
Awarded Industry Personality of the Year 2004 and Outstanding Achievement Award 2006 by automotive magazines AM and Motor Trader respectively, Sarah was listed in the UK motor industry’s most influential top ten and the ‘most powerful’ female executive, according to the 2007 AM Power List.
In September 2008 Sarah was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award by Bodyshop Magazine in recognition of IMI’s work with ATA in the body repair sector.
She was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in June 2008 for services to skills training and the retail motor industry.
Sarah has more than 25 years of experience within the motor and retail industries, having begun her career with Marks & Spencer, managing stores in England and later as Operations Director at automotive management consultancy Anne Gray Associates.
Sixty is the magic number for fun driving - IAM RoadSmart flash sale offers advanced courses for just £60
With IAM RoadSmart marking its 60th anniversary this year, the charity is offering 60 of its Advanced Driver or Rider courses to the first 60 people who phone in for just £60, in a special offer available from Tuesday 23 August. To take up the offer, anyone interested will need to visit IAM RoadSmart’s Facebook or Twitter sites to obtain the redemption code and phone 0300 303 1134 to book. The code will be posted at 9.30am on 23 August. IAM RoadSmart’s Advanced Driver and Rider courses usually retail for £149. The course places candidates with their local IAM RoadSmart group and offers a regular series of sessions to help them gain a greater enjoyment of driving and riding, and help them become a safer driver or rider. More than half-a-million people have taken IAM RoadSmart Advanced Driver and Rider courses since the organisation was established in 1956.