1st September 2017
Mike Collyer has spent his whole career in the automotive industry. He has considerable expertise in all aspects of bodyshop management gained through running his own repair facility and working for major dealerships including the Sytner Group, Vertu Motors Plc and Pendragon Plc. Latterly he was responsible for the Toyota network of approved repairers in the Southern half of the UK.
"After years spent in big corporate environments I was ready for a change and a new challenge.
I like what I’ve seen and heard about Revive! I have a lot to bring to this role and believe I can make a big difference."
Commenting on the appointment, Revive! managing director Mark Llewellyn said:
"Our business success is all down to the quality of people we have working here. Finding and recruiting the best candidates is very important, and I’m delighted that Mike has chosen to bring his wealth of experience and knowledge to Revive!
He has an impressive pedigree and 'gets' what we are striving to achieve. Revive! is the only network of accredited repairers to offer a UK wide-coverage and the increasing volume of national account work we are seeing reflects this. Having technicians available at the right place at the right time is crucial to the success of our business and it’s vital that we manage our resources effectively to deliver the best possible coverage and service to both our trade and retail customers."
In his spare time Mike is an avid motorbike fan. When he ran his own bodyshop one of his contracts was with the UK importer of Ducati motorcycles and for many years he competed in the British Championships. He is married with two grown up children and live near Northampton.
Revive! Auto Innovations is a full member of the British Franchise Association and leads the way in smart repair, with the UK’s largest network of accredited repairers. They are looking for business orientated people to join their existing team of franchisees running highly profitable multi-van businesses operating in the minor vehicle repair sector.
Revive! franchise owners provide services on a mobile basis which allows them to keep overheads low, whilst offering a convenient service to customers, who include car dealerships, fleet and lease companies, insurance companies as well as the general public.
16th March 2018
Delegates from all over the country battled through the snow to attend Revive!’s 14th annual conference.
1st March 2018
Revive! has been named as a finalist in a national award for the support to its franchisees across the UK.
20th December 2017
Two more technicians have joined Revive!’s mobile sales division.
18th December 2017
Revive! has been named as one of the top 10 franchises in the UK in the latest industry league table.
6th December 2017
The UK’s leading vehicle paint repairer, Revive!, answers an SOS call.
1st December 2017
Revive! enjoyed one of its best ever trading months in October 2017.
7th November 2017
Revive! has opened in the Isle of Wight.
23rd October 2017
Revive! Head office in Rugby has been named as a finalist in the Business of the Year category for the 2017 Coventry and Warwickshire Awards.
3rd October 2017
Kelly Blackmore-Lee has joined the Revive! head office team as head of franchise operations South.
21st September 2017
Revive! has welcomed a trio of new franchise owners as part of the company’s strategic growth plan to achieve a turnover of £20m by 2020.
14th September 2017
The team at Revive! Basingstoke has just come back from World’s largest charity car rally.
23rd June 2017
Cathryn Hayes QFP, franchise director at Revive! UK has been named as one of the 20 most powerful women in franchising worldwide.
30th May 2017
Mark Llewellyn, MD of Revive!, completed the Draycote Water Half Marathon and 10K.
19th May 2017
When former Bentley employee Kevin Johnson went to Wrexham Revive! looking for a job, owner Mark Williams jumped at the chance!
12th May 2017
Revive! owners and directors Liam Loughlin and Tim Osman will be running the new business in Blackburn.
24th March 2017
Each year Revive! franchisees from all over the UK meet up for an annual conference.
The fact that head office does the accounts and administration for me is really helpful. Also Revive! has a national website where I get a lot of my leads from.Dan Normanton
Having worked with the Revive! team for a little time now, it is great to know that there is always someone at the end of the phone to help with technical support or just general advice of how to continue developing my business.
Revive are the first full member of the British Franchise Association in their industry sector.
Revive! are the first company in the Smart Repair sector to implement the use of Water Based paints ahead of legislation that will restrict the use of environmentally damaging solvent based paints.
The Revive! Directors have many years experience in the Smart Repair sector and two of the Directors run their own highly successful Revive! franchises.