Meet the Mercedes-Benz Team | Hughes Group

Meet the Mercedes-Benz Team:

Location Department Contact Number
Beaconsfield Sales 01494 412063
Beaconsfield Service 01494 412064
Beaconsfield Parts 01494 412076
Beaconsfield Bodyshop 01494 412075
Aylesbury Sales 01296 321732
Aylesbury Service 01296 321733
Aylesbury Parts 01296 321737

Raj Virdee | Beaconsfield

Sales Manager

Raj has been with the Group for over 10 years and was previously Sales Manager for Hughes Chrysler Jeep. He started his Sales Manager role at Hughes Mercedes-Benz of Beaconsfield in February 2015 and says:

"The S-Class Coupé is a fantastic vehicle. It's luxurious and the performance it gives is incredible."

Steve Lewis | Beaconsfield

Mercedes-Benz Brand Sales Manager

Steve has been a member of the Hughes team since 1978 and says:

'The C 63 AMG Saloon is by far my favourite Mercedes. The build quality, performance and handling all make for a breathtaking and practical four door saloon!

Ian Homenuk | Beaconsfield

Mercedes-Benz Sales Controller

Ian has been a member of the Hughes team for over 10 years now and says: 

"The Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG has to be the best saloon car in the world - and it sounds great too!"

Dominic Watson | Beaconsfield

Used Car Controller

Dominic has been a member of the Mercedes-Benz team since 2006. He says:

"The CL63 AMG is by far by favourite Mercedes. It's powerful, stylish and luxurious - what more could you want from a car?! "

Michele Dean | Beaconsfield

Mercedes-Benz Star Expert

Michele has worked for Hughes since 2007 and has experience working with a number of franchises within the Group. She says:  

"My all time favourite car is the 1954 Mercedes-Benz SL Gullwing. It's a classic and it's stunning too!"

Jemma Wenman | Beaconsfield 

Sales Preparation Support Assistant

Jemma joined the Hughes team in November 2015. This is her first role in the automotive industry and says,

"My favourite model is definitely the SLK. The taut suspension ensures you always feel close to the road and allows the car to tackle bends whilst offering agile handling. Plus, it looks great!

Andrew Bradburn | Beaconsfield

Mercedes-Benz Sales Executive

Andrew has been a member of the Hughes team since 2003 after joining the Group with experience working for Porsche and Aston Martin. He says:  

"My favourite Mercedes has to be the C63 AMG because it's quick, handles superbly and makes me smile!"

Rodney Cook | Beaconsfield

Mercedes-Benz Sales Executive

Rodney has been a member of the Hughes team since 2001 and has past experience working with brands such as Lotus, Alfa Romeo and Mazda.

"The E-class is my favourite Mercedes. The room, comfort and handling all combine for a great package."

James Rhodes-Evans | Beaconsfield

Mercedes-Benz Sales Executive

James has been a member of the Hughes sales team since May 2013 and brings with him a wealth of experience from Ferrari, Maserati, Lotus and BMW. He says:  

"It's very exciting to sit amongst a host of attractive Mercedes-Benz cars everyday, but the one that stands out for me is the E-Class Cabriolet - simply beautiful!'"

Jeffrey Keens | Beaconsfield

Mercedes-Benz Sales Executive

Jeff joined the Hughes team in April 2013 after starting his career with the Perrys group. He says:  

"Without a doubt my favourite Mercedes-Benz is the A45 AMG - it is paving the way for a whole new range of high performance four-wheel drives and signifies the beginning of a new era for the brand.'"

Ben Childs | Beaconsfield 

Mercedes-Benz Sales Executive 

Ben joined the Hughes team in June 2015 and has worked in the motor trade since he left school. He previously worked at his family-run dealership in Slough.

"My favourite Mercedes-Benz model is definitely the C63 Coupé. It does 0-62mph in 4.1 seconds, which is just incredible."

Jason McKay | Beaconsfield

Sales Executive

Jason joined the Hughes team in December 2014 and has a wealth of automotive experience. He's worked with brands including Vauxhall and Chevrolet, and has spent time working in both Sales and Bodyshop teams.

His favourite car is the AMG-GTS and says; "It looks awesome and it's power is just incredible. 0-62 mph in as little as 4.0 seconds!"

Gavin Jones | Beaconsfield

Mercedes-Benz Sales Executive

Gavin joined Hughes in early 2012 at our Farnham Common location and has been a part of the Mercedes-Benz team since June 2015.

He says; "My favourite Mercedes-Benz is the C-Class Saloon. Practical and stylish, it's a classic."

John Plank | Beaconsfield

Mercedes-Benz Sales Executive 

John joined the team in November 2015 and has over 25 years experience in the motor industry with marques including Hyundai, Ford, Vauxhall, Alfa Romeo and Mazda.

His favourite model is the GLE and says, "The GLE is a true multi-talent – celebrated for efficiency, performance and its incredible range of equipment."​

Martin Hall | Beaconsfield 

Sales Executive

Martin first joined Hughes in April 2013 as a Mazda sales executive at Farnham Common. In January 2017 he joined the Mercedes-Benz of Beaconsfield sales team:

"My favourite Mercedes-Benz model is definitely the C63 Coupé. It does 0-62mph in 4.1 seconds, which is just incredible."

Farrah Lal | Beaconsfield

Sales Executive

Farrah joined the Hughes team in January 2016. This is her first role in the automotive industry, having previously worked in hospitality, in the Operations of a busy hotel as Assistant Front Office Manager.

"My favourite Mercedes-Benz model has to be the G-Class - it is just an icon in the Mercedes-Benz world. I don't think anyone would hesitate to move out of the way of the G Wagon on the road!"

Luke Callaghan | Beaconsfield 

Mercedes-Benz Sales Executive

Luke joined Hughes in January 2016. He worked for Thames Valley Police for 7 years and left in 2010 to begin his career in the automotive industry, working with the Volkswagen brand.  

His favourite Mercedes-Benz model is the AMG GT "for the super car performance paired with the styling and beautiful body shape of the car."

Tom Mudge | Beaconsfield 

Sales Executive

Tom joined the Hughes team in February 2016, bringing with him over 6 years of automotive experience. 

His favourite car from the Mercedes range is the S65 AMG Coupe, and says; "The S 65 is just incredible - it goes from 0-62mph in 4.1 seconds, and can reach a top speed of 155mph.Luxurious, powerful and dynamic a – this is a vehicle that really turns heads." 

Stewart Jackson | Beaconsfield 

Mercedes-Benz Sales Executive

Stewart joined Hughes in August 2016 with nearly 30 years of experience in the motor trade behind him. He's worked with the Mercedes-Benz brand since 2000. 

His favourite Mercedes-Benz model is the CLS "because of the stunning coupé lines combined with the 4-door practicality."

Mark Rimmel | Aylesbury

Sales Manager

Mark joined the Hughes Mercedes-Benz team early 2016, having spent 5 years previously as Sales Manager at Audi. He says:

"My favourite car is the C63 estate because its fast and understated. Plus I can fit my golf clubs in the boot easily!"

Chris Jones | Aylesbury

Business Manager 

Chris has been a member of the Hughes Mercedes-Benz and smart team since 1997 with experience working with both brands in various roles. Previously a Sales Executive at Mercedes-Benz of Beaconsfield, he was promoted to Business Manager at Aylesbury in August 2016. 

"My favourite Mercedes is the C 63 AMG Estate because it's an impressive and extremely powerful car."

Jack Stancombe | Aylesbury 

Star Expert 

Jack joined the Mercedes-Benz of Aylesbury team in May 2016, after completing his degree in BSc Geography at the University of Sussex, where he also worked part-time at the Amex Stadium for Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club in the players lounge.

His favourite model is the C 63 S Coupé and says; 'It has beautiful styling both exteriorly and interiorly and all the power you could ever need!'

Chris Leach | Aylesbury

Mercedes-Benz Sales Executive

Chris has worked with the Mercedes-Benz team since 2005 and has over 25 years experience in the automotive industry working with brands such as Audi and Volkswagen. He says:

"My favourite Mercedes-Benz has got to the CLS Coupé, It's the height of luxury, a brilliant car to drive and it's stylish - all with four-door practicality.'"

Stuart Tucker | Aylesbury

Mercedes-Benz Sales Executive

Stuart has been a member of the Mercedes-Benz sales team since 2010 and has worked in the automotive industry for over 20 years. He says:

"My favourite Mercedes-Benz is definitely the AMG GT. The Mercedes-AMG high-performance stable has produced some extraordinary vehicles in recent years: not least the sensational SLS AMG. But the new Mercedes-AMG GT is something very, very special."

Louis Yon | Aylesbury 

Sales Executive 

Louis joined the Hughes Mercedes-Benz team in July 2016, having previously worked Audi and says;

"My favourite model is definitely the AMG-GT because its the ultimate sporting car."

Richard Bernard | Aylesbury

Service Manager

Richard has been with the Mercedes Brand for 31 years and with the Hughes Group for 2 years. Richard started as a technician in 1986 at the Aylesbury site and has now returned to manage what is an excellent business with a great team behind him who have a wealth of experience in this fantastic brand.

Sian Griffiths | Aylesbury

Parts Manager

Sian has been part of the Aylesbury CV team for over 24 years, joining us from school as a apprentice. Having enjoyed roles in all areas of the parts department he was promoted again 4 years ago to Parts Manager; making him one of our longest serving members of the Aylesbury Team.