Isuzu dealerships honoured for generating success

The Isuzu Dealer of the Year awards were held recently, and recognition was given in different categories. Dealerships throughout the rest of the continent were also honoured at the event.

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A distinction was also made in some categories between Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs) that include Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) on the one side and Commercial Vehicles (CVs) on the other.

The award for the Top Volume Dealer (CV) was handed to Danie Opperman (main photo, top) of ITC Midrand, while Gary Klette (main photo, bottom) of Williams Hunt Midrand took the honours for Top Volume Dealer (LCV).

Long Service Awards were handed to the following dealerships:

5 Years – Boland Isuzu and Westvaal Menlyn.

10 Years – Auas Motors Otjiwarongo, Isuzu Woodmead, NTT Isuzu Newcastle and Westvaal Brits.

15 Years - Westvaal Mashishing and Williams Hunt Humansdorp.

20 Years – Gemini Isuzu.

25 Years - Westvaal Welkom.

30 Years - NSB Motors.

40 Years – Sydney Hunt Motors.

Some familiar names popped up again as dealerships defended previous winnings in a fierce competition over the last couple of years:

Dealer of the Year – Light Commercial Vehicles – Qualifiers - Metro Dealer Category:

Isuzu Isando, Reeds N1 City and Key Pinetown.

  • Winner - Key Pinetown.
Dealer of the Year – LCV – Metro Dealer Area (MDA): Seen here are Penelope Mkhwanazi (Isuzu SA Senior Vice President Revenue Generation Rest of Africa and International Markets), Craig Uren (Isuzu SA Senior Vice President Revenue Generation for Southern African Customs Union), Matthew Emanuel (Key Pinetown) and Billy Tom (CEO Isuzu SA).

Dealer of the Year – Light Commercial Vehicles – Qualifiers - Large Category:

Key Pietermaritzburg, Westvaal Klerksdorp and Meyers East London.

  • Winner - Meyers East London.
Dealer of the Year – LCV – Large: Seen here are Penelope Mkhwanazi (Isuzu SA Senior Vice President Revenue Generation Rest of Africa and International Markets), Craig Uren (Isuzu SA Senior Vice President Revenue Generation for Southern African Customs Union), Ashley Davis-Taylor (Meyers East London) and Billy Tom (CEO Isuzu SA).

Dealer of the Year – Light Commercial Vehicles - Qualifiers – Medium Category:

Jacksons Queenstown , Westvaal Potchefstroom and NTT Isuzu Newcastle.

  • Winner - Jacksons Queenstown.
Dealer of the Year – LCV – Medium: Seen here are Penelope Mkhwanazi (Isuzu SA Senior Vice President Revenue Generation Rest of Africa and International Markets), Craig Uren (Isuzu SA Senior Vice President Revenue Generation for Southern African Customs Union), Mark Wilson accepting on behalf of Patrick Casey of Jacksons Queenstown and Billy Tom (CEO Isuzu SA).

Dealer of the Year – Light Commercial Vehicles - Qualifiers – Small Category:

Hampsons, NTT Isuzu Ladysmith and Hi-Way Motors Dundee.

  • Winner - Hi-Way Motors.
Dealer of the Year – LCV – Small: Seen here are Penelope Mkhwanazi (Isuzu SA Senior Vice President Revenue Generation Rest of Africa and International Markets), Craig Uren (Isuzu SA Senior Vice President Revenue Generation for Southern African Customs Union), Junaid Pandor (Hi-Way Motors Dundee) and Billy Tom (CEO Isuzu SA).

Dealer of the Year – Commercial Vehicles - Qualifiers – Large Category:

Isuzu World Kempton Park, Key Pinetown Truck Centre and ITC Midrand.

  • Winner - Key Pinetown Truck Centre.
Dealer of the Year – CV – Large: Seen here are Penelope Mkhwanazi (Isuzu SA Senior Vice President Revenue Generation Rest of Africa and International Markets), Craig Uren (Isuzu SA Senior Vice President Revenue Generation for Southern African Customs Union), Andrew Emanuel (Key Pinetown Truck Centre) and Billy Tom (CEO Isuzu SA).

Dealer of the Year – Commercial Vehicles – Qualifiers - Medium Category:

Meyers East London, Bates Motors Shelley Beach and Key Durban Truck Centre.

  • Winner - Bates Motors Shelley Beach.
Dealer of the Year – CV – Medium: Seen here are Penelope Mkhwanazi (Isuzu SA Senior Vice President Revenue Generation Rest of Africa and International Markets), Craig Uren (Isuzu SA Senior Vice President Revenue Generation for Southern African Customs Union), Philip Hawkins (Bates Motors Shelley Beach) and Billy Tom (CEO Isuzu SA).

Dealer of the Year – Commercial Vehicles - Qualifiers – Small Category:

Jacksons Queenstown, Isuzu Malmesbury and NTT Isuzu Newcastle.

  • Winner - Jacksons.
Dealer of the Year – CV – Small: Seen here are Penelope Mkhwanazi (Isuzu SA Senior Vice President Revenue Generation Rest of Africa and International Markets), Craig Uren (Isuzu SA Senior Vice President Revenue Generation for Southern African Customs Union), Mark Wilson accepting on behalf of Patrick Casey of Jacksons Queenstown and Billy Tom (CEO Isuzu SA).

Africa Dealer of the Year – Qualifiers:

MAC East Africa, Action Auto, Autoworld Zimbabwe, Socida, and Entreposto Comercial De Mozambique:

  • Winner - Autoworld Zimbabwe.

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