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Suhail Bahwan Automobiles wins ‘Nissan Global Award’

Suhail Bahwan Automobiles, exclusive distributor for Nissan in Oman has added to its recent achievements by being crowned a Nissan Global Award winner 2013 for their outstanding performance in 2012. Suhail Bahwan Automobiles was also conferred with the ‘Nissan Champion Distributor’ status consecutively in 2009, 2010 & 2011. These awards serve as a testimonial to the company’s mission of achieving excellence in the automotive business.

Suhail Bahwan Automobiles was awarded the “Nissan Global Award” in the Category B market, markets with total automotive industry volume (TIV) of more than 100,000 units. The award was presented to Mr. Ahmed Suhail Bahwan, Chairman of Suhail Bahwan Automobiles by Mr. Carlos Ghosn, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nissan Motors Co. at a ceremony in Tokyo, Japan.

Samir Cherfan, Managing Director, Nissan Middle East, said, “On behalf of Nissan Motor Company we congratulate Suhail Bahwan Automobiles for winning the Nissan Global Award. The award is a clear indication and recognition of Suhail Bahwan Automobiles’ outstanding performance in 2012. We are looking forward towards excellence in 2013.”

Upon receiving the award, Mr Ahmed Suhail Bahwan, Chairman of Suhail Bahwan Automobiles Group, commented, “Every recognition we receive encourages us to strive for more excellence and ultimately a better customer experience. We are delighted to receive the Champion Distributor Award for the fourth consecutive year and thank Nissan Motor Company for this recognition. This award and those of the preceding years comes from a continuous effort focused towards improving our operations, and to provide our customers with the best products and services in the market.”

Divyendu Kumar, Managing director of Suhail Bahwan Automobiles Group, said, “This prestigious award is an occasion for us to rededicate ourselves to high standards of customer service that we always strive to achieve. It is a moment for pride and happiness for all our employees, on whose behalf we would like to take this opportunity to thank all our customers and partners.”

To achieve Nissan Global Award winner status, Suhail Bahwan Automobiles had to demonstrate the highest levels of excellence by over achievement in volume, market share and customer satisfaction. The 2013 Nissan Global Award is presented to the biggest contributors of Nissan’s ‘Sales Power’; one of the six pillars of the Nissan Mid-Term Plan. The plan, also known as the ‘Nissan Power 88’, aims to achieve 8% in global market share and to increase its corporate operating profit to a stable 8% by 2016.

For more information:
Yolande Pineda
General Manager, Corporate Communications Department
Nissan Middle East FZE
Tel: +97148817500
Fax: +97148819747

Sanaa Khadir
Ketchum Raad Middle East
Tel: +97144258800 ext. 8983