‘Listen to the people around you. Just because you are leading the business, doesn’t mean you have to have all the ideas’

Keeping an eye on the future and valuing staff are essential to the success of a business, says Mark Barrett of Harris Automotive Distributors

2nd August, 2020
‘Listen to the people around you. Just because you are leading the business, doesn’t mean you have to have all the ideas’
Mark Barrett of Harris Automotive Distributors; ‘Always look ahead, think logically and listen to your customer.’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

Mark Barrett is general manager at Harris Automotive Distributors. Part of the Harris Group, the firm owns the distribution rights for Maxus, the Chinese van brand, in right-hand drive markets in Europe, including Ireland, Britain, Malta and Cyprus.

The Harris Group imports and distributes commercial vehicles, both new and used, to the construction, distribution and mass transportation industries. The company is headquartered in Dublin and employs 110 people in Ireland and six in...

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