BOB CRUMP- Chairman
Second generation of the family business who joined in 1951 after National Service. Despite being our longest serving member of staff, he is still actively involved in the company taking a very keen interest and pride in the development of Yutong.
RICHARD CRUMP- Managing Director
Third generation of the family who has now been managing the business since 1996. With a background in the highly competitive area of truck sales, he has worked in all parts of the business and is now driving the growth of Pelican Bus & Coach.
BOB ELLIOTT- Sales Manager
After 33 years with Pelican, Bob was appointed to the role of Sales Manager in 2016. A time served truck mechanic who has successfully turned his hand to all types of commercial vehicle sales whilst still finding time to ride thousands of miles each year on his motor bike.
SIMON COLLINS- Assistant Sales Manager
A keen cyclist in his 16th year with Pelican. Having started his career in truck sales Simon is now handles Yutong sales in the north of England
PHIL HODGSON- South of England Sales Manager
Phil is possibly one of the best know people in the UK bus and coach industry with very many years of experience. He was responsible for introducing BMC into the UK and joined Pelican in 2012 to plan the arrival of Yutong.
JOHN MCEWAN- Midlands Area Sales Manager
John has direct experience of managing a coach business and know better than anyone the pressures and issues facing coach operators. His knowledge of both side of the business is a huge asset for Pelican.
SIMON THOMPSON- Scotland Area Sales Manager
Another keen cyclist, Simon joined Pelican in 2016 to look after sales in Scotland.
CHRIS MURRELL- Pelican Group Aftersales Manager
In 25 years with Pelican Chris has moved from Seddon Atkinson sales to taking overall charge of all aspects of Pelican's aftersales and customer support operations.
PAUL BUGG- Service Manager
Paul started as a truck technician at Pelican in 1990 and now manages our Yutong, DAF and MAN service departments
MICK ROSE- Pelican Group Parts Manager
Joined Pelican in 2012 to manage the MAN parts department but now manages our Yutong, DAF and MAN parts departments.
LOUISE HAIGH- Service Coordinator
Louise works very closely with Jon Grindrod to organize and arrange service and repair work carried out around the country. She is married to our senior technician James and able to advise on all technical matters.
KATRINA HOGAN- Warranty Manager
Katrina is newly appointed to handle all warranty submissions to Yutong.
KEVIN ELLIOTT- Yutong Parts Specialist
Kevin is our in house expert on Yutong and BMC parts. Together with 30 colleagues he will stop at nothing to keep our customers on the road.
SHAUN PATTISON- Bus & Coach Parts field sales specialist
Based at our MAN dealership, Shaun is a bus and coach parts specialist with particular knowledge on Yutong and Neoplan parts.
JON GRINDROD- Assistant Yutong Service Manager
Jon is following his father Ken's footsteps at Pelican. Ken retired in 2016 after 38 years' service however the Grindrod name goes on. Jon manages daily Yutong service and roadside assistance issues.
KEITH CHADWICK- Yutong Field Service Manager
Another very well known and highly respected name within the industry. Keith can honestly claim that there is no technical problem on any bus or coach that he could not diagnose and fix. Another hugely appreciated member of our team.
ELAINE GERRITY- -
Elaine coordinates and manages the preparation and registration of all buses and coaches once they are sold. Her knowledge of DVLA and VOSA standards and online systems is second to non and she keeps all our paperwork up to date.