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Malaysia Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors Awarded Hyundai's Global Distributor of The Year 2010
03 July 2011 - Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has been named Distributor of the Year 2010 by Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) at the recent 2011 Global Distributors Convention held in Banff, Canada. Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors Sdn Bhd (HSDM) came out tops among more than 30 Hyundai Motor Company (HMC)'s global distributors last year when it won the Global Distributor of the Year 2010 award in the 10,000 units and below category.
According to a HMC spokesperson, HSDM's success was due to its ability to increase Hyundai's market share in Malaysia within a short period of time through innovative services, creative marketing activities and promotional efforts including the Euro PGA Tour sponsorship for the Maybank Malaysian Open for two consecutive years (2010 and 2011.
The Executive Vice President of Sime Darby Motors, Dato' Lawrence Lee, and HSDM Managing Director, Mr. Dennis Ho, accepted the award on the Company's behalf during the HMC's 2011 Global Distributors Convention held on 15 June 2011 in Banff, Canada.
"HSDM went through a period of challenging times but with the team's determination and hard work, they have turned the Company around with steady sales growth and created an improved image of the brand," said Lee.
Ho, meanwhile, said HSDM's mission is to continue the growth of the brand based on the new brand philosophy of "New Thinking New Possibilities".
"We aim to exceed customer expectations in both products and services. In addition to the above brand direction, HSDM also aims to also stay relevant to the market as the consumer needs tend to change fast in today's fast paced society," he added.
In conjunction with the award, HSDM is rewarding all its customers by giving out complimentary parts vouchers when they service their vehicles at any of Hyundai's authorized service centres from 1 August to 31 October 2011.
HSDM, a member of the Sime Darby Group, has a network of over 100 dealerships all over Malaysia, including twelve 3S (Sales, Service and Spare Parts) centres in the country.
The Company is also in the midst of expanding its network and services to reach out to more customers with new 3S outlets on Penang island.