- British Luxury Brand Overseas winner
- Recognition of sales success and British heritage and character
- Celebration of the pinnacle of British luxury excellence
(Crewe, 4th November 2014) Bentley scooped the award for British Luxury Brand Overseas at the prestigious Walpole Awards held at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London last night. Jodie Kidd, the model and television personality, presented the award, one of 11 categories celebrating British luxury excellence.
Kevin Rose, member of the board for sales, marketing and aftersales, commented: “We are delighted to receive this recognition of Bentley as the most sought-after luxury car brand in the world. Our sales are at a record level as we develop our vision to become the global luxury brand.
“With our distinctive heritage and character as the premier British automotive manufacturer, we combine the best of British quality, style and craftsmanship with a broad appeal to discerning global customers who value our unique combination of luxury and performance.”
Walpole is a unique alliance of Britain’s finest luxury brands representing a diverse range of businesses. They are all united by their commitment to the best – in quality, design, service, tradition and innovation. Together, Walpole members represent an industry which is a leading creator of jobs in the UK and a major contributor to the UK economy.
Walpole takes its name from the statesman Sir Robert Walpole, famous for his promotion of overseas trade. The organisation promotes Britain’s global reputation as a vibrant commercial and cultural nation through promoting the products and services of its members.