Meet the Team

Chris Booth - Ducati Dealer of the Year Awards

Chris Booth

Managing Director

Overseas the running of all departments at Ducati Manchester Group and has been in the trade for over 20 years. Implements new systems and development to ensure customer satisfaction and customer experience is No.1. Usually works 24/7 and replies to all emails, whatever the time of day.

Ash Edwards - Ducati Preston General Manager

Ash Edwards

General Manager

Ash overseas the operations of the Dealership, Driving the performance of the departments to achieve manufacturer and business volume objectives. Controlling profit targets, departmental expenses and monitoring trends and reacting accordingly. Ash has a huge passion for people, and this helps motivate his team to maximize the performance of each department.

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Russ Quine

Sales Executive

Russ is certainly not a new face around the Dealership. With 17 years under his belt he is filled with all things Ducati, the “go to guy” when it comes to anything that rolls out of our Bolonga Factory. Russ is responsible for overseeing our sales department, ensuring all new and used bikes are advertised, priced accordingly and up to date with all the brand offers and promotions.

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Martyn Edwards

Aftersales Manager

Martyn fronts our Aftersales department to ensure operations run smoothly. He is a huge Ducatista and his passion for all things red passes down to his team, which helps keep them motivated to deliver an exceptional work and customer experience. Martyn is also the President of the Ducati Owners Club in the UK. Ducati don’t do underpants but Martyn certainly has them!

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Mark Gillibrand

Aftersales Product sales

Mark is responsible for making sure our customers can access Genuine Parts and Accessories on our website, Ebay and our social media pages, although Marks Job role relies heavily online, he isn’t a new face around the Dealership and you will see him in our showroom, be sure to say hi! Mark owns five motorcycles of his own and his favourite one is his stunning Ducati Panigale V4 that he takes out on a regular basis and doesn’t shy away from a track day or two!

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Alfie Green

Aftersales Assistant

Alfie is our latest apprentice and is crucial to our Aftersales department. Alfie is responsible for creating workshop bookings, serving customers, answering calls, and taking enquiries. Alfie is a credit to our Dealership, and we can’t wait to see him develop throughout his career with us.

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Megan Booth

Online Store Manager

Megan operates our Ducati Store Website, fulfilling sales orders and processing for delivery, Megan is also heavily involved with our group stock buying to ensure we are getting the best deals and at the right time. You will often see our clothing promotions online and this is driven by Megan, she has a real eye for detail, and this is shown on our social media posts. If you asked Megan what her favourite thing in life is, she would certainly say it is her Little Dog Fendi!

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Wayne Kershaw

Group Events/Online Retail

You may has seen Wayne a few times on our social media posts, we cannot keep him away from the camera and you guys seem to love it! Some of you may know Wayne as he has over 40 years of experience within the motorcycle industry resulting in him having his own TV show on Men & Motors. Wayne is heavily involved in all our group events to ensure they run seamlessly. This is crucial as Ducati Manchester Group are pioneers when it comes to always trying new things and taking the “outside the box” approach to our public events. Be sure to say Hi to Wayne when you see him but please ensure you have a spare hour or two..

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Daniel Wood

Head Technician

Daniel keeps the wheels turning in our workshop operations, "Danny" has a real attention to detail, and we are proud to say Danny is the best of the best when it comes to keeping your pride and joy in tip top condition. Daniel regularly visits the Factory in Italy to keep up to date with the latest technology and training, his knowledge filters down to his team and this helps the efficiency and productivity within the workshop. If you ever need any advice on your Ducati... Danny is the man!

Rhys Longthorn

Rhys Longthorne

Service Technician

Rhys is responsible for servicing and maintaining your Ducati. Rhys started off as an apprentice with us and has progressed into a full time Service Technician. The training and knowledge Rhys has developed over the years has been able for him to provide our customers with the very best service, he is a true asset to our workshop.

George Ward

George Ward

Service Technician

George is responsible for servicing and maintaining your Ducati, he loves fault finding and is constantly developing his knowledge when it comes to anything bike related. George owns his own Ducati Monster that he bought when he first started with us and it’s safe to say he is hooked on the Ducati way of life.


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