PROSPER MAGAZINE: ISSUE 01 | BUSINESS IS DONE BETTER TOGETHER
THE CHAMBER PLATINUM GROUP WELCOMES TWO NEW MEMBERS
THE PLATINUM GROUP WHICH IS AN EXCLUSIVE PLATFORM FOR SENIOR LEADERS TO COME TOGETHER TO SHARE BEST PRACTISE, INSIGHTS AND NEW IDEAS HAS WELCOMED TWO NEW ADDITIONS.
Mechanical contractor, Lord Combustion and Citroen and MG dealer, Autobase now take their place with other strategic leaders from around the region to enjoy a range of member benefits as well as peer-to-peer learning sessions facilitated by a business coach throughout the year.
Formed in 1982, Oldbury-based Lord Combustion specialises in the service and commission of gas and oil-fired equipment and have enjoyed continuous growth and success over the years and has diversified to support a range of electrical building services. Managing Director, Stuart Smith said, “Lord Combustion is based in the heart of the Black Country and I’m looking forward to working with other members of The Platinum Group to share best practice and work with like-minded businesses in a peer to peer learning environment.”
Autobase has been an award-winning Citroen supplier since 2012 and has more recently become a dealer for the MG brand. Based in Wednesbury, Autobase is headed up by Black Country Chamber of Commerce Board Member Ali Allibhai who has developed the business to sell new and used vehicles and commercial vehicles and offers a complete MOT testing and servicing facility. Ali said, “As a long-standing member of the Chamber and as a board member, it is an honour to be a part of The Platinum Group. I am looking forward to connecting and working with other Platinum Group members to share best practice. Black Country Chamber of Commerce has a great wealth of resource in talented members and I am hoping to learn and be inspired by the success of some of the businesess in the Black Country.”
Gail Arnold Head of Premium Membership at the Chamber said, “We are thrilled to have these great members join The Platinum Group. I am absolutely delighted to be working with Ali from Autobase Citroen & MG, which is a fantastic business based in the industrial heartland of the region and will play a role in representing the Automotive sector in The Group. Also, the addition of Lord Combustion Services will further add to the experience and background of The Group and help to create some great sector-based best practice learning as Stuart and his team work tirelessly to deliver their commitment to the environment, corporate responsibility and health & safety.”