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SLM Toyota Lowestoft welcomes fresh faces

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SLM Toyota Lowestoft welcomes fresh faces

SLM Toyota Lowestoft are delighted to welcome Sean Heath and Tony Linnell to the family.

The team at SLM Toyota Lowestoft are delighted to welcome Tony Linnell and Sean Heath, who join us as Motor Vehicle Technician and Customer Consultant respectively. 

Both join with a wealth of experience in the industry and a shared love for automotives.

  • Joining as Motor Vehicle Technician, Tony’s role involves servicing, diagnosing and repairing cars, whilst also carrying out MOTs for our customers vehicles. Tony has worked with Toyota for many years. Having moved around the country, he has always managed to find a Toyota dealership.

    Tony’s career in the industry began as a trainee mechanic after leaving school. “I’d helped my dad in the garage when I was growing up, so it seemed like the perfect next step for me”. 

    Tony’s first car was a red 1976 Vauxhall Viva, which lasted a few years! His favourite from the current Toyota range is the Yaris GR. “It’s a pocket rocket! It really puts a smile on your face when you drive it” said Tony. 

    Outside of work, Tony enjoys fishing and walking, especially now he’s by the sea in Lowestoft. He also likes watching motorsports like F1, Le Mans and British Touring Cars.

    We asked Tony if he could visit anywhere in the world for just 24 hours, where would it be? 

    “Can I choose the International Space Station? I would absolutely love to go into space and see the earth as a ball, floating against the dark background of space!” That does sound pretty awesome, Tony! Welcome to the team. 
     

    Sean Heath joins SLM Toyota Lowestoft as Customer Consultant. Primarily, Sean’s role will see him liaising with customers daily, whether over the phone or in-person at our dealership. 

    After completing a technician course in college, Sean joined the industry as an apprentice with Ford in Yarmouth. Following his apprenticeship, Sean also worked for an independent tyre fitting business as well as championing a service advisor role for several years. He’s done everything – even a bit of sales... 

    His first ever car was a Vauxhall Corsa, an R reg in Silver. “I only got to drive it once because it failed its MOT!” said Sean. Of the current Toyota range, Sean’s favourite car is the Supra. “It’s sporty, fast and is a car I’d love to drive”.

    Outside of work, Sean enjoys spending time with friends and family, including his two children, Ellie and Jack. They often help out relatives with gardening and shopping, particularly in recent years. The kids’ favourite, though, is hide and seek. “They’re a lot better than I am” said Sean, “I’m too lanky”. 

    We asked Sean if there was anywhere in the world he could visit for just 24 hours, where would it be? 

    “Dubai. It’s nice and hot, and very pretty. I have always wanted to go, but haven’t been able to afford it yet. I haven’t decided whether I’ll be taking my family or not...!” We’ll be very jealous indeed, Sean. Welcome to the team. 
     
    You can see Tony and Sean in our SLM Toyota Lowestoft dealership next time you pop in. We look forward to welcoming you soon. 

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Callum
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1 month ago
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