Motor fix professionals have compensated tribute folllowing the recent death of Tony Lowe, who was simply a board person in the Retail Motor business Federation from 2003 to 2018.
Lowe was managing drector of bodyshop team Impact fix Centre into the Midlands and sat in the RMI’s primary board plus its National Association of Bodyshops (NAB), where from 2005 he fought to attract crash repairers into membership after very nearly 50% of its bodyshop people pulled out following a mass resignation of its bodyshop consultancy group in 2004.
David Cresswell, president at the car Body experts Club (ABP Club), stated: “Sad news has already reached ABP associated with the loss of Tony Lowe at chronilogical age of 65”.
Graham Threlfall, a previous head regarding the NAB, said: “one of many industry’s real champions and individually I have lost a good real buddy….We have actually lost a real legend, among the nicest guys in the world.”
Mick Whitehead, handling manager at M&M Group, said: “there is a bodyshop being accumulated here these days, good evening and god bless buddy.”
Karl Vella, chairman within Vella Group, included: So unfortunate to hear this news. He’ll be missed, he’d a fantastic feeling of humour, did not simply take himself too seriously and cared towards industry.”
Barry Whittles, manager of React Accident fix Group, said: “Tony had been a true gent and a passionate advocate for raising criteria within the collision repair industry.”