McLaren Kuwait City named Retailer of the Year 2016
25 Apr 2017
- McLaren Kuwait City crowned McLaren Retailer of the Year 2016 for the Middle East, Africa & Latin America region
- Awards recognise outstanding customer service and business performance
- McLaren Global Retailer of the Year 2016 due to be announced later this year
McLaren Kuwait City has been named McLaren Retailer of the Year for the Middle East, Africa & Latin America region in recognition of its sales performance and highest standards of business operation.
The Retailer of the Year programme saw entries from the full McLaren retailer network in the Middle East, Africa & Latin America comprising 11 locations in eight key markets. All contenders were benchmarked using an extensive assessment process and rated in key areas such as sales, customer service, aftersales and marketing. McLaren Kuwait City emerged as the Middle East, Africa & Latin American Retailer of the Year 2016 joining McLaren retailers in Glasgow, Auckland, Toronto and Shanghai as one of five regional finalists for the Global Retailer of the Year 2016 Award, which is due to be announced later this year.
"To be awarded this title means that McLaren Kuwait City has been officially recognized as the best of the best in the region. It is a testimony to their way of doing business, which focuses on delivering a world-class ownership experience through long-term relationships with our clients as well as top-level sales and after sales service. It is a pleasure to be handing Ali Alghanim & Sons Automotive this award and we look forward to many more years of good cooperation," said Andreas Bareis, Managing Director – Middle East, Africa & Latin America at McLaren Automotive.
McLaren Kuwait City is managed by Ali Alghanim & Sons Automotive Co. WLL and is located on Airport Road (55), Al Shuwaikh.
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