Gilder Group

Gilder Group, which has been in business since 1938, sells, leases, services and repairs Audis and Volkswagens in the Northeast of England. Current chief executive, Garry Scotting, having begun at Gilders as a mechanic and worked his way up, purchased the company from Peter Gilder, grandson of founder William Gilder, in 2002. In addition to presiding over sales of £173.2m in 2006, Gilder Group will move company headquarters to new, purpose-built and environmentally responsible premises in Sheffield at the end of the year.

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Company details
CompanyGilder Group
ActivityCar dealer
Sales £m173.2
Operating profit £m3.1
Main shareholdersGarry Scotting

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda