Article date: 29 March 2010
Joy Dutton, 26, from Coseley, Wolverhampton has been awarded the title of RAC’s Customer Service Ambassador of the Year – a prestigious award that marks her as RAC’s top performing customer service advisor.
Joy’s outstanding customer service skills, coupled with her commitment and motivation, has resulted in her success at this year’s RAC Ambassador Awards held at the Motor Heritage Museum, Gaydon, on 27 March.
Following the awards, Joy said: “I feel really proud of what the team has achieved since June 2009 when we were formed. To win the Ambassador Award really is the icing on the cake!”
Adrian McCarthy, head of technical services, RAC, said: “Joy takes great pride in the service she provides to her customers and thoroughly deserves to win this award. She is a very up-beat, motivated and committed member of the team and is a real pillar of support and motivation for her colleagues.”
Joy, an avid outdoors enthusiast, is now setting her sights to her next personal challenge – climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania this June, to raise money for the Compton Hospice in Wolverhampton.
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Notes to editors:
With around seven million members, RAC is one of the UK's most progressive motoring organisations, providing services for both private and business motorists. Whether it's roadside assistance, insurance, vehicle inspections and checks, legal services or up-to-the-minute traffic and travel information - RAC is able to meet motorists' needs.
RAC is committed to providing the very highest levels of service to its members and has been ranked first for customer satisfaction by J D Power and Associates' UK Roadside Assistance Study for the last four years and the top-named service organisation in the July 2009 and January 2010 UK Customer Satisfaction Index from the Institute of Customer Service.
RAC Insurance has also been awarded the Best Overall Vehicle Insurance Provider 2009/10 by themoneypages.com
Aviva bought RAC in May 2005. The acquisition brings together RAC's powerful brand and customer base with the expertise and leading position in motor insurance of Aviva UK Insurance. Aviva is the UK's largest insurer with a market share of around 15%.
RAC is part of Aviva, the world's fifth largest insurance group which operates in 28 countries.
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