Sukhpal and the Ahluwalia family co-invested in GSF alongside Epiris in October 2023 Renowned as a pioneer in the automotive aftermarket, Sukhpal was the founder of Euro Car Parts and is the current Non-Executive Chairman of real estate and private equity business Dominus.
Sally is a qualified chartered accountant with a vast range of experience in senior financial positions at organisations with a demanding customer base and supply chain.
She joined GSF in September 2019 from Westbridge Food Group, where she was Group Finance Director. Previous to this, Sally was Vice President and CFO responsible for Finance and IT for the International Division of Dawn Food Products. During her career, she has lived and worked in Hong Kong, Singapore and the Netherlands. She has vast experience in merger and acquisition activity and most recently led the successful trade sale of Westbridge Foods to the CP Pokphand Group.
Sukhbir Kapoor joined GSF in November 2022 and is now the company's Chief Strategy Officer. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the automotive aftermarket industry and is a highly respected leader in the sector, having held senior positions in Euro Car Parts, LKQ Europe, Tenneco and Digraph Transport.
Sukhbir has a degree in Mechanical Engineering, a Masters in Business Administration and has more than 30 years’ international parts aftermarket experience in Asia, Europe and the USA, working at senior levels in global manufacturing and distribution businesses. He also is widely recognised for his entrepreneurial approach as a change agent in the UK parts aftermarket industry.
Paula has more than 22 years’ experience in the automotive industry, with a career spanning roles in OEMs and leading aftermarket suppliers in which she has been instrumental to product development, supply chains, integrations and leading purchasing groups.
Paula joined GSF in May 2019, having previously worked for LKQ Europe and at Euro Car Parts Group in the UK and Ireland as Chief Commercial Officer. Prior to this, she led the Quinton Hazell business in Europe and held various commercial and finance positions in Caterpillar and OEM Land Rover/Rover.
Jo is an experienced HR professional with more than 20 years spent in the automotive industry.
She joined CES in 2001 and became HR Director for GSF in 2014. She has since managed the integration of thousands of employees from more than a dozen brands and Jo leads a team whose remit includes employee relations, compliance, communications, training, payroll and more.
Shaun is a highly experienced technology leader with over 25 years spent delivering technology and business transformation within the retail, logistics and distribution sectors.
He joined GSF Group in August 2023 and leads the company's systems development, infrastructure and IT service delivery functions.
Martin is a highly experienced recruiter who was instrumental in the rapid growth of Phones4u and Euro Car Parts. He joined GSF in December 2023 with a focus on strengthening and accelerating the company's recruitment as it embarks on a period of significant and sustained network growth and investment.
Alistair joined GSF in January 2024 and is now the company's Chief Customer Officer. Prior to joining GSF, he co-founded, scaled, and exited the UK's largest online marketplace for car repairs, WhoCanFixMyCar.com. Alistair's role focuses on developing and maintaining best-in-class customer relationships and helping enhance GSF's market position as it embarks on a new period of growth and investment.
Before moving into the automotive sector Alistair spent 10 years in Financial Services working for Lehman Brothers, and then Nomura. Here he specialised in selling Fixed Income products, bonds and derivatives, to Hedge Funds and Banks.
Alistair studied European Business with French at Nottingham Business School and has lived and worked in France, Switzlerland and the US.