Meet the Mellor team

The team at Mellor are dedicated to providing a seemless service with every order from initial enquiry through to delivery and after sales service and support.

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  • John Randerson
  • Lorna Miller
  • Stephen Haywood
  • Jane Dransfield
  • Tony Kerr
  • Shirley Thorp
  • Helen Schofield
  • Paul Taylor
  • Steve Jones
  • Chris Lawrie

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John Randerson - Managing Director

John Randerson has worked in the coach and bus industry for over 20 years, initially working at Plaxton in Scarborough. John worked as a coach-builder in the warranty and after-sales department developing a wealth of practical knowledge. After a period of time spent in the manufacturing engineering department, John worked on new…read more

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Lorna Miller - National Sales Manager

Lorna is from Glasgow and has over 16 years in the specialist vehicle industry. She is predominantly responsible for growing sales in the UK and further improving the customer experience.

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Stephen Haywood - Area Sales Manager - South

Stephen is responsible for all our customer accounts in the South,  maintaining a clear line of communication between our customers, manufacturers and the team at HQ. Offering a wealth of automotive experience, Stephen is well placed to offer the best possible advice to our customers.

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Jane Dransfield - Area Sales Manager - Central

Jane has over 20 years experience at Mellor as former office manager. Now Area Sales Manager for Central England, Jane has extensive industry experience and product knowledge to offer our customers the best advice when choosing their new fleet.

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Tony Kerr - Area Sales Manager – Scotland and Ireland

The face of the North – Tony Kerr is the Area Sales Manager for Scotland and Ireland. As a Scotsman himself – Tony knows his region well and is best placed to offer a wealth of knowledge to all existing and prospective customers.

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Shirley Thorp - Sales Office Manager

Shirley started her career at Mellor in 1997 and left to undertake successful managerial roles within the automotive industry. We’re delighted that she has re-joined Mellor in 2017, bringing a wealth of industry knowledge to the business. Shirley now leads the Mellor Sales Office and facilitates the smooth running of the sales function.

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Helen Schofield - Aftersales Co-ordinator

Since joining the Mellor team March 2014 Helen has gained a wealth of experience including sales and after sales to give her the best working knowledge of the business. Helen works to build strong relationships with customers to provide first class customer service.

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Paul Taylor - Design Engineer

Paul joined Mellor as an Apprentice Coachbuilder in 1998 and his dedication and engineering expertise has led to several promotions throughout his career. Paul is currently Mellor’s Design Engineer and takes responsibility for Mellor product design, development and engineering. Paul holds a wide range of qualifications including Advanced Design in AutoCAD, Inventor, CATIA and Engineering Production.

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Steve Jones - Purchasing & Aftersales Manager

Steve started at Mellor 31 years ago as an apprentice store keeper. He worked up to stores manager before venturing into purchasing and going on to become the Purchasing Manager. He gained his purchasing NVQ level 5 qualification and became a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or MCIPS. Steve is also responsible for the Mellor after sales function which includes parts, warranty and vehicle service.

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Chris Lawrie - Parts Advisor

Chris is responsible for the order and timely dispatch of parts and accessories to customers across the UK. Chris is vital in providing a fast, reliable service to keep down-time of vehicles to a minimum and maintaining the highest standards in customer service.

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