Jack Tordoff, the Founder and Chairman of the Yorkshire-based motor retailer JCT600, has been presented with an OBE by HM Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, Ed Anderson, in recognition for his services to business and the community in West Yorkshire.
Jack, 83, is one of the region’s most respected businessmen having built JCT600 from a single dealership on Sticker Lane in Bradford into one of the largest privately-owned businesses in the UK. Thought his long career that has spanned for 68 years in business, he has received a plethora
Jack was presented with the award at a ceremony held in Bowcliffe Hall in Bramham, Wetherby, on the 23rd October following the announcement in Her Majesty’s 2018 birthday honours list in June.
Over its 72 years, JCT600 has constantly contributed to the communities in which it works, whether it’s supporting local sports clubs or various charities close to colleagues’ hearts. The company has been the main sponsor for Bradford City for the last 10 years and also sponsor the Bradford and Bingley Rugby Club. Not only that, but it is currently a patron of The Prince’sTrust.
“I’m fortunate to have enjoyed a fantastic career and I am tremendously proud of what we have
“I am very grateful
“I am Bradford born and bred and have never lost sight of my roots or how important it is for successful companies to give back to their local communities. With my children and grandchildren now working in the business, I know that we will stick to the values which have set us apart and continue to always put the customer first. I remain a proud Yorkshireman, and never more so than today.”