Meet the Lexus Team in Leeds

Centre Principal: Javed Sultan

Javed Sultan

Javed Sultan, Centre Principal at Lexus Leeds, has over 15 years automotive industry experience and has spent most of that time within the Toyota-Lexus Network.

Lexus's ethos for putting the customer first with an honest and transparent policy is one which Javed strongly believes in. Working with a brand who are globally renowned for quality customer care and workmanship is important to Javed as it reflects his own approach to his work.

With a varied career, Javed started out in the electronics industry and later moved on to sales.


Sales Manager: Mark Store​

Mark started his career in the motor trade back in 1989, having always been interested in cars, he started work as a a driver and working on service reception.

Mark started his Lexus journey in February 2013. He has great passion for Lexus, the brand and the technology of the Lexus Hybrid Drive. He says:

"Vantage to me was the icing on the cake when they stepped in to take over in 2016".

Mark believes that, as part of Vantage Motor Group, Lexus Leeds will go from strength to strength.

Mark's favourite car is the Lexus RX. Mark was stunned when he first drove it by its style, luxuriousness and how powerful it is.

Mark is a fitness enthusiast, going to the gym and swimming nearly every morning. But his great love is spending time with his young daughter, Mia, who he says amazes him every day.


​Aftersales Manager: Geoff Kay

Geoff Kay

Geoff Kay, Aftersales Manager at Lexus Leeds, joined Vantage in 2016 with 37 years of Aftersales experience with various manufacturers and is a valued addition to the Vantage family. Having worked for several car manufacturers, Geoff truly believes that both Toyota & Lexus are the best manufacturers he has worked with which is why he enjoys coming to work every day!

Geoff's favourite Lexus model is the CT because of its stunning looks as well as a quiet pleasant drive.

When he's not at work, Geoff enjoys spending quality time with his wife or watching Rugby League from the comfort of his sofa. Not a lot of people know, but Geoff started his career path in the Army and spend 6 years serving.


Parts Manager: Ian Goldsborough

Ian Goldsborough

Ian Goldsborough is our resident parts specialist at Lexus Leeds, alongside Toyota Leeds, with 18 years' working for the Lexus brand and 33 years' in the motor trade he is certainly a knowledgeable member of our team.

Ian enjoys working for Lexus because he finds the brand to be extremely forward thinking and customer focused.

When he's not in our Leeds dealership, Ian can be found playing sport as this is something he really enjoys. However, with a really competitive nature, Ian sometimes finds it difficult to get his family to play games with him!!


Business Centre Manager: James Kirk

James Kirk, our Business Centre Manager at Lexus Leeds, joined the motor industry 15 years ago and has spent the vast majority of that time in Business and Fleet sales meaning he was a valuable addition to the team at Leeds when he joined in 2016.

He believes that the Lexus build quality makes it a pleasure to get behind the wheel of every single Lexus model, however if he had to choose the GS 450h Premier because it offers sophistication and power.

In his past life, James played lead guitar in various rock and pop bands however these days he prefers walking and a quiet pint in a country pub with his wife.