Dessi is currently working on a graduate scheme for VW group, which involves alternating job roles every six months. Currently, she is working as a Stock Optimisation Executive across all brands (Audi, Volkswagen, SEAT, Skoda, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles).
In this role, Dessi is responsible for managing the brand’s £70m total stock holding of parts and accessories, ensuring they have optimal levels of stock across all 5 brands and that they recover revenue/protect profit margins for the stock which becomes slow moving or obsolete.
Dessi was born and raised in Bulgaria, spending most of her childhood and teenage years between playing tennis and attending specialised language middle and high schools, where she studied English and German. After graduating high school, Dessi moved to the UK to study for her degree in Marketing Management at Lancaster University. During her time at university, she was a president of the University’s Marketing Society, a Brand Ambassador for Unilever and an English Teacher Volunteer with a local school in Bailrigg. In her third year, Dessi had a Marketing Communications Placement with Nissan Motor GB and spent a year living in London and working on some exciting projects such as Goodwood Festival of Speed and Nissan’s partnership with the UEFA Champions League as well as the British Olympic and Paralympic teams (TeamGB and ParalympicGB).