Meet the Team

The success that Bridgend Ford has enjoyed over the last 30 years is a product of the tireless work of its friendly, professional team. Led by Managing Director Gary Pesticcio, we aim to deliver the best customer service possible. We’re approachable and knowledgeable – you can trust us to help you make the right decision when it comes to buying a new or used Ford vehicle.

Paul Daplyn, our experienced Finance Director, has been with the company since the beginning. Management Accountant Tony Hale provides the administrative support that underpins our company.

Leon Pesticcio, our Service Manager, directs the knowledgeable aftersales team. Gemma Newton is our Body Shop Manager, co-ordinating our expert accident repair team that will get your car back on the road. Leading the Parts department is Geoff Buckingham who looks over the sales of Ford Approved parts.

New car sales is directly led by Karl Williams who spent more than 15 years with Bridgend Ford and has other franchise experience which makes him the best person to drive our ambitious team.

If you’d like to speak to any of us, we’d be happy to take your call on 01656 339900, alternatively you can email info@bridgendford.co.uk.

Management Team

Gary Pesticcio

Managing Director

Paul Daplyn

Finance Director

Tony Hale

Management Accountant

Leon Pesticcio

Service Manager

Gary Pesticcio
Paul Daplyn
Tony Hale
Leon Pesticcio

Gemma Newton

Body Shop Manager

Geoff Buckingham

Parts Manager​

Karl Williams

New Car Sales Manager

Gemma Newton
Geoff Buckingham

Used Vehicle Sales

Dave Tidball

Used Car Sales Controller

Simon Billings

Used Car Sales Stock Controller

Tom Drew

Used Car Sales Executive

Luke Bickerstaff

Used Car Sales Executive​​

Dave Tidball
Simon Billings
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Luke Bickerstaff

Steve Cook

Used Car Sales Executive

Nigel Evans

Used Car Sales Executive​

Darren Thomas

Used Commercials Sales Executive

Brendan Drake

Used Car Sales Executive​

Steve Cook
Darren Thomas

Tom Jones

Used Car Sales Executive


New Car Sales

Karl Williams

New Car Sales Manager

Richard McDonnell

Transaction Manager

Kris Walker

Transaction Manager

Gary Hitchcott

New Car Sales Executive

Richard McDonnell
Gary Hitchcott

Holly Skinner

New Car Sales Executive

Leah Corrigan

Product Specialist​


Motability

Gary Hitchcott

Motability Specialist

Richard McDonnell

New Car Sales Executive

Holly Skinner

New Car Sales Executive

Gary Hitchcott
Richard McDonnell


Sales Admin

Rachael Evans

Admin Supervisor

Lucy Morgan

Sales Admin​

Natalie Jones

Sales Admin

Lauren Rawlings

Sales Admin

Rachael Evans
Lucy Morgan
Natalie Jones

Transit Centre / Fleet Sales

Kirsty Daplyn

Transit Centre Sales Controller

James Williams

Transit Centre Sales

Christian Dorey

Transit Centre Sales

Gary Snapper

Transit Centre Sales

James Williams
Christian Dorey
Gary Snapper

Service/Fast Fit

Leon Pesticcio

Service Manager

Rebecca Davies

Assistant Service Mangaer

Keith Jones

Workshop Controller

Owen Jenkins

Service Workshop/Warranty Support

Leon Pesticcio
Rebecca Davies
Keith Jones
Owen Jenkins

Dave White

Fast Fit Technician

Lauren Francis

Senior Service Advisor

Adele Williams

Service Advisor

Laura Mayer

Bookings Clerk

Linzi Watkins

Warranty Administrator


Bodyshop

Gemma Newton

Bodyshop Manager

Kevin Welling

Bodyshop Estimator

Natalie Davies

Accident Repair Centre Reception​

Angela Price

Body Shop Reception​

Gemma Newton
Natalie Davies

Michelle Webb

Bodyshop Advisor

Steve Watkins

Parts Coordinator​

Lee Morris

Body Shop Controller

Michelle Webb


Parts Sales

Geoff Buckingham

Parts Manager

Steve Watkins

Parts Sales​ Supervisor

Neil Brookes

Trade Parts Specialist

Andrew Payne

Parts Van Sales

Geoff Buckingham
Neil Brookes
Andrew Payne

Mike Phillips

Goods In

Steve Webb

Parts Sales

Adam Jones

Parts Sales

Steve Webb
Adam Jones