BMW Group Malaysia held its annual BMW Dealer Awards Night, recognizing the best of its 39 strong dealer network in celebration of the premium automaker’s successful 2016 financial year.
The accolades were handed out to the best performing dealers and individuals for their contribution in achieving steady business growth for the premium automaker’s BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad brands.
During the awards ceremony, Mr. Han Sang Yun, Managing Director and CEO of BMW Group Malaysia said, “A strong dealer network is vital in communicating the premium expression of the brands represented by the BMW Group. More than this, it is also the main touch point for our customers to experience not only our award winning and dynamic vehicles but also our industry leading services and programmes for a premium peace of mind motoring ownership experience.
Mr. Han further added that the success of the premium automaker’s respected partners throughout its strong dealership network ensured that BMW Group Malaysia were able to grow in tandem with the industry to better serve its customers in the country.
“Our customers and dealers make it possible for us share our vision and commitment here in Malaysia with their continuous support and passion. The award winners all deserve their accolades today and we look forward to stronger growth in 2017.” said Han.
BMW Vision Club Award
The BMW Vision Club Award recognizes individual accomplishments where 17 top achieving individuals in the levels of Head of Sales and Sales Advisor were acknowledged.
In the categories for Sales Advisor, recipients of the Gold Category award were Paul Liew King Choong from Tian Siang Premium Auto and Richard Sim from Regas Premium Auto. In the Platinum Category were Danny Saw from Tian Siang Premium Auto, Wong Kim Kooi and Lilly Teoh from Auto Bavaria Penang, and Chloe Chin May Queen from Ingress Auto Puchong. The recipients for the Diamond Category were Mandy Tang and Chua Kok Sing from Auto Bavaria Glenmarie, Lim Kar Ean from Auto Bavaria Johor Bahru, Siti Rasyidah from Auto Bavaria Kuala Lumpur, and Samantha Sam Suet Fond from Ingress Auto.
The Head of Sales who was recognized in the Gold Category was Kellie Goh while Joe Lee Se Juan from Auto Bavaria Glenmarie and Caleb Lau LianYoong from Auto Bavaria Kuala Lumpur were both awarded for the Diamond Category.
The BMW Vision Club Award this year introduced two new categories – the Top 7 Series and BMW Premium Selection. The Sales Advisor recognized as the Top 7 Series Winner was Danny Saw from Tian Siang Premium Auto. Alfred Lum Ying Wai and Garry Lam from Ingress Auto and Quill Automobiles respectively, were the winners of the new BMW Premium Selection Category.
BMW Excellence Club Award
In the Silver Category of the BMW Excellence Club Award, Bryan Wong from Millennium Welt Batu Bahat was the recipient of the award. In the Gold Category, Bryan Wong from Millennium Welt Seremban won first place while Lee Sze Shien from Lee Motors Auto Care and Simon Wang from Regas Premium Auto followed in second and third place respectively. The Dealer Principals who accepted the awards in the Platinum Category were Tan Ka Kim from Tian Siang Premium Auto, Jayden Liew from Wheelcorp Premium and Paul Chan from Auto Bavaria Penang. Meanwhile, the Diamond Category awards were presented to Low Yuan Lung from Auto Bavaria Glenmarie, Choong Chin Seong from Auto Bavaria Kuala Lumpur and TueseZuhair from Auto Bavaria Sungai Besi.
BMW Aftersales Dealer Award
The BMW Group Malaysia Dealer Awards Night 2015 also distinguished outstanding performances in the areas of Aftersales, recognising individuals in the levels of Head of Aftersales, Service Advisor, Technical Advisor and Diagnosis Specialist, to name a few.
The awards for Head of Aftersales were presented to Hoo Tian Kwong from Auto Bavaria Kuala Lumpur, Leonard Yeoh from Tian Siang Ipoh, and E. Elavarasan from WearnesTebrau.
In the category of Customer Service Officer, the recipients of the award were Danial Joshua Pinto from Auto Bavaria Sungai Besi, Tan WengKet and Farique Sher from Auto Bavaria Glenmarie.
Meanwhile, in the category for Mechanics, Saf Fairuz The and Chai Meng Wah from Auto Bavaria Glenmarie as well as Choo Yee Khai from Auto Bavaria Penang were recipients of the award.
The BMW Aftersales Dealer Award also included an Open Category which was awarded to Patrick Teo Nga Kuang from Millennium Welt BatuPahat, Karen Loo Poh Tin from Auto Bavaria Penang, Koh Huey Wen and Boo Yi Peng from Auto Bavaria Glenmarie, as well as Pamela Ang Jee-Ann from Tian Siang Ipoh.
BMW Credit Dealer Award
The recipients of the Gold Category award were Patrick Teo from Millennium Welt BatuPahat, Simon Wang from Regas Premium, Mohd Azeman Mohamed Akram from Ingress Puchong, Philip Chew from FM Autohaus, and Alisa Khoo from WearnesTebrau. In the Diamond Category, both Low Yang Lung from Auto Bavaria Glenmarie and Choong Chin Seong from Auto Bavaria Kuala Lumpur were winners of the award.
Best Overall CSI Score 2016
The Best Overall CSI Score Award was presented in the Gold, Platinum, and Diamond categories to Tian Siang Premium Auto Ipoh, Auto Bavaria Penang and Auto Bavaria Sungai Besi respectively.
MINI Issigonis Club Award and MINI Regional Competition Award
The MINI Issigonis Club Award celebrated the success of the MINI brand where in the MINI Top Dealerships category, AzwanYahaya from Ingress Bangsar, Jayden Liew from Wheelcorp Premium and Bryan Wong from Millennium Welt Seremban were awarded.
Recipients of awards for the MINI Top Sales Manager category were Puteri Marianna Koay from Ingress Bangsar, Jonathan Loke from Wheelcorp Premium, Alex Koh from WearnesTebrau and Nicholas Lee from Millennium Welt Seremban. Sales Advisors were also recognized in the MINI Top Sales Advisor category. They were Jack Ng from Ingress Bangsar, Belinda Ong from Auto Bavaria Glenmarie, Dexter Ang from Wheelcorp Premium, and Muhammad ZulhafiziNorzan from Auto Bavaria Kuala Lumpur.
In the Regional Category of the MINI Regional Competition Award, the recipient of the award was Jeffrey Gan, Managing Director from Auto Bavaria Kuala Lumpur.