Loading

Drew Spink
  • Male
  • Greater Cape Area and National
  • South Africa
  • McCarthy Motor Holdings a Division…
Share on Facebook
Share

Drew Spink's Friends

  • Josie Prebeg
  • Hannah Philpott
  • Chris Fink
  • Kris Hicks
  • Matt Lamoureux
  • Chris Younggren
  • Drew Richards
  • Louie Baur
  • Cody Pitchford
  • Bridget Everett
  • Big Tom LaPointe
  • Timothy Martell
  • David Farmer
  • Andrew Myers
  • Harry Douglas

Drew Spink's Groups

 

Drew Spink's Page

Profile Information

Which best describes you?
Dealership
What company do you work for (or own)?
McCarthy Motor Holdings a Division of Bidvest
What is your current position within your organization?
Deaelr Principal
What is your company website?
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/drew-spink-automotive-management-profes...
What is your Facebook page/URL?
http://www.facebook.com/drew.spink.58
What is your LinkedIn page/URL?
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/drew-spink-automotive-management-profes...
How did you specifically hear about dealerELITE? If referred, who?
Through Linked a great group and I was invited by Chris Saraceno
Not everyone gets approved for DealerELITE. To maintain the integrity of DealerELITE, tell us what you will have to offer once a dealerELITE member?
Drew Spink is a doyen and innovator that has been operationally involved in the South African automotive industry for over 23 years.I have been at the forefront of developments within the motor trade for many years.I was pivotal in the establishment of one the first on line motor auctions in Africa this was a career highlight for me.I was one of the pioneers involved in developing the sales platform to drive the auction.
Drew works as a leading motoring management executive and consultant.He is available to consult and work in a variety of positions within the industry.
Companies looking to establish themselves within African markets are welcome to contact me for a customized consultation or for business ventures.
I offer experience in a diverse range of fields these include expert advice on the South African market specializing in sales,brand establishment and problem shooting.

With over 20 years of professional working experience in the automotive industry and coming from a family that have been involved in the motor industry for over fifty years I excel in the automotive industry.I started my career in the motor trade in February 1992 in the Western Cape,South Africa as a Sales Manager for a family owned and operated chain of motor dealerships where I worked for five years.

We were awarded the Selling Stars Award for used car excellence 3 years in succession as well as the Dealer of the Year for used cars in the Western Cape.Thereafter I took on various roles, which span a variety of positions in the industry, ranging from Senior Sales Executive to experience as Group Manager and General Manager including Senior Operational roles for a variety of the blue chip automotive industry giants .

I have a solid track record of achievements to date as a professional and market leader within the automotive industry I have worked both in South Africa and in Europe.

I have successfully built up sustainable working relations with local and international players within the industry.

Specialties include :
Operational expert : focusing on people,process,performance,profit generation and results.
Consulting: B2B ,Business development, customer relations, service excellence ,customer satisfaction ,revenue&stream growth ,achieving,managing and exceeding key performance indicators.

Sales Expert: Innovative and technologically driven strategy incorporating creative selling by building marketing concepts that drive dealership development sales and growth.
I believe in applying the latest cutting edge marketing trends combined with experience,solid bankable basics and sales strategies while utilizing operational methodologies that I have studied to any project or role which I take on.
The results are that throughout my career using these methods over the years I have delivered dynamic performances and consistently achieved the desired results.

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of DealerELITE.net to add comments!

Join DealerELITE.net

At 2:13pm on March 19, 2013, Kevin "Friend Me" Bradberry said…

Great news! My workshop has been selected for the 14th Digital Dealer Conference & Exposition. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn how to recruit the industry's best talent, faster, easier, and for less. No headaches, no frustration, just results! http://www.digitaldealerconference.com/speakers/#Kevin%20Bradberry

Drew Spink's Blog

The Rise of the Sales Scientist by Drew Spink

Posted on July 6, 2014 at 8:51am 0 Comments

The rise of the sales scientist is a reality as we see a far more scientific approach to driving sales,especially relating to all aspects of the car sales industry now and moving forward into the future. The automotive industry needs to consider the reality that in the monetary sales arena they have not kept…

Continue

The Top Ten Traits of Sales Superstars by Drew Spink

Posted on July 6, 2014 at 8:46am 0 Comments

I started selling cars at the tender age of 16 and I bought and sold my first car while still studying at school. I can clearly remember and recall the great feeling of making my first profit. As I watched the taillights disappear down the driveway I realized I was on my own journey to a career in…

Continue

True Confessions of a Car Salesman by Drew Spink

Posted on July 6, 2014 at 8:43am 0 Comments

I love my profession and when I started my sales journey I wanted to make a career out of retailing motor cars as opposed to viewing it as just another job. The road I chose to travel was one that involves the following, discipline, business morals, and a code of conduct coupled with the highest levels of…

Continue

The Automotve Road Less Travelled by Drew Spink

Posted on July 6, 2014 at 8:38am 0 Comments

The Automotive Industry has certainly been through an obstacle course of metal testing challenges in 2014.

The fact that dealerships have seen a decline in footfall and far less visits to the showroom floor has impacted on sales and staff morale.

The reality is the purchasing journey has…

Continue
 
 
 

Blog Posts

There’s a New Kind of ADD in Automotive - “Another Damn Dashboard”

Posted by Steve White on February 23, 2017 at 8:20am 0 Comments

When talking to dealers about measuring marketing results from their…

Continue

Warranty and Insurance meets Toyota

Posted by Simon Hopes on February 23, 2017 at 5:26am 0 Comments

Extended warranties ensure that you are protected from having to fork out large sums of cash to pay for costly repairs to your vehicle’s components.…

Continue

What is the best texting app for car dealerships?

Posted by Thomas F. Jung on February 23, 2017 at 3:10am 0 Comments

No matter the business…

Continue

BREAKING NEWS | 2017 US Women's Car Dealer Report

Posted by Anne Fleming on February 22, 2017 at 1:08pm 0 Comments

In today’s competitive marketplace, women buyers are crucial for auto dealer’s success.

The all-inclusive 2017 US Women’s Car Dealer Report shares trends, behaviors, preferences and experiences women have when Purchasing,…

Continue

Are You Afraid of Change?

Posted by Paul Potratz on February 22, 2017 at 10:02am 0 Comments

Change is something that is critical to your business. If you’re not adapting to the change around you, you’re bound to fall behind the ranks of your competitors!

Join Paul and Ashley on this week’s…

Continue

Customer Focus

Posted by Rob Gehring on February 22, 2017 at 9:50am 0 Comments

Today’s dealerships spend tens of thousands of dollars every month to reach new customers and get them inside the dealership doors. A large amount…

Continue

de sponsor

Get Newsletter

dE Sponsor

© 2017   Created by DealerELITE.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service