Jack Stapleton,
Network Development Manager for Mondial Assistance, has been awarded a Fellowship of The Institute of Vehicle Recovery (F.I.V.R). Recognising his commitment to the recovery industry, Jack was presented with the award on Saturday 8 March 2008 at the IVR Silver Jubilee Annual General Meeting, Dinner and Dance, held at the Bosworth Hall Hotel, Market Bosworth, Warwickshire.
Mike Webb, Managing Director of Mondial comments, "This award comes at the pinnacle of a career that has been built on dedication and commitment to raising standards and leading the industry forward in best practice at every level. Jack is a highly valued member of the Mondial team and continues to be a driving force in the quality of our roadside assistance service."
Jack joined Mondial in March 1995 as Regional Network Manager, where he was in charge of the development and management of the vehicle recovery network and client dealer interface for the North region.



He stepped into his current role in 2004, where he continues to set new levels of quality and implement innovative strategies for the development of Mondial's Recovery service provider network.
In 1998, Jack was awarded the Frank Smith Memorial Trophy by the Association of Vehicle Recovery Operators (AVRO) for the person making the most significant individual contribution to the recovery industry by raising it's standards and image.


Jack is also a member of this forum and we are all proud to be associated with him and the trade he represents, well done Jack.

His illustrious career includes nearly 24 years in the Corps of Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers. (R.E.M.E.). While serving in the army as a Recovery Mechanic, he also became a category 'F' member of AVRO and became and a full member of the IVR in 1984. Jack represents Mondial in all industry and government association activities. Mac Hobbs, the chairman of the IVR concludes, "Each year we select an individual deserving special recognition for their contribution to the industry. Jack is held in high esteem within the recovery industry and has shown unflinching dedication and commitment to raising standards. As a highly respected member of the industry we are delighted to award Jack a Fellowship of the Institute.