Living Our Values


29th August 2019

Allied recently announced the recipients of our Living the Values Awards. Nominated by colleagues across the business, the Living the Values Awards are an opportunity to recognise staff going above and beyond and truly embracing our values of respect, collaboration, courage, passion and ambition.

Joe McGurk from pre-production with managing director Peter Facenna
Donald Grassick from our engineering team with chairman and co-founder Gerry Facenna

Joe McGurk and Donald Grassick from our manufacturing department lived the value of courage – not only did they discover an issue due to defective material, but they also went above and beyond to come up with a solution and have it in place in minimum time.

Vehicle assembler Robert Dalziel with managing director Peter Facenna

Vehicle assembler Robert Dalziel Snr was nominated for passion – for helping new members of staff to settle in – Roberts’ nominator said, “his commitment to the team and department has shown him as an exemplary model of a colleague who lives by and promotes our core values.”

Debra Mackie from the HR team with chairman and co-founder Gerry Facenna
Harry Extance from the engineering team with managing director Peter Facenna

The respect award went to Debra Mackie from HR and Harry Extance from engineering. They were been nominated for supporting and always being there for them.

Derek Alexander from the Allied Edinburgh branch with co-founder and chairman Gerry Facenna

For passion, our Edinburgh branch parts/service manager Derek Alexander was nominated for living this value thanks to customers raving about the positive experience they have at the Edinburgh branch.

Amber Kelly from the marketing team with chairman and co-founder Gerry Facenna

The award for ambition was given to Amber Kelly, a newer member of the marketing team who has embraced new channels, relishing the opportunity to take on more responsibility and learning new skills.

Congratulations to all these staff for living our values, we really do move people and make a difference to their lives.