Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. recognized Diamond Marcos Highway, Inc. as its top dealer for meeting the sales and services standards set by the country's second biggest car brand.
Diamond Marcos Highway bested 41 other dealerships in the race to Mitsubishi Philippines' Dealer Outlet of the Year award for 2009 in retail efficiency, dealer facilities, and customer service, parts and service attainment.
"This award is a proof of hard work and ceaseless effort in providing excellent products and services with the highest note on customer satisfaction," Mitsubishi Philippines president and chief executive Masahiko Ueki in a statement issued following the company's dealer conference last month.
Mitsubishi Philippines maintained its position as the country's second largest car manufacturer in 2009 as it sold 23,247 units representing a 17.6 percent market share.
The company was also given the highest score in J. D. Power Asia Pacific's 2009 Sales Satisfaction Index and Customer Service Index Study.
"(Thus,) 2009 has been a remarkable year for all of us. These recognitions and achievements are not possible without the joint effort of Mitsubishi Philippines and its dealerships nationwide," Ueki said.
(From left) Ryuichi Okamoto, vice president for marketing services (Mitsubishi Philippines); Marco Medina, assistant vice president for vehicle sales (Mitsubishi Philippines); Froilan Dytianquin, assistant vice president for marketing services (Mitsubishi Philippines); Francisco Zafra, vice president for customer service (Mitsubishi Philippines); Orlando Alvarez, Jr. senior vice president for marketing and treasury (Mitsubishi Philippines); Bonifacio Sison, senior vice president and treasurer (Mitsubishi Philippines); George Blaylock, president and general manager (Diamond Motor); Jose Magalong, vice president for human resources (Diamond Motor); Arthur delos Angeles, vice president for operations (Diamond Motor), Taizo Furuhashi, executive vice president for marketing (Mitsubishi Philippines); Masahiko Ueki, president and chief executive (Mitsubishi Philippines).