Flamboyant car dealer, Dirk Levin (with hat) of M&Z Motors accepting the gold award in the Best Used Car Dealership category of the 2013 Bank Windhoek Selekt Sales awards. On the left is Sandra Blaauw, Manager of the bank’s Vehicle and Asset Finance branch. Chris Matthee, Bank Windhoek’s Executive Officer for Retail Banking Services (right), checks on Dirk to make sure he leaves the stage with the right trophy.
Vehicle dealers across Namibia were awarded last week by Bank Windhoek, for their unstinting contribution to the bank’s bottom line. In the Bank Windhoek Selekt Sales awards, M&Z Motors scooped other dealers by winning both the New Vehicle Dealers and the Used Vehicle Dealer categories. The Bank Windhoek awards follow a stream of awards by other financial institution, bringing recognition to the automotive sector’s contribution to the overall economy.
Jurgen Dilg of Novel Motor Company won gold in the Best New Vehicle Salesman category, while Willie Modler of Danlou Motors won gold in the Best Used Vehicle Salesman category. Bank Windhoek said this week its annual Bank Windhoek Selekt Sales Awards are aimed at recognising the contribution of vehicle dealerships and sales persons in the motor vehicle industry. The winners in the different categories are as follows: New Vehicle Dealers, 1st Place – M&Z Motors, 2nd Place – Novel Motor Company and 3rd Place – Pupkewitz Toyota. Used Vehicle Dealers: 1st Place – M&Z Motors, 2nd Place – Autohaus Windhoek and 3rd Place – Spes Bona Motors. New Vehicle Sales persons: 1st Place – Jurgen Dilg (Novel Motor Company), 2nd Place – Johan de Klerk (Zimmerman Garage) and 3rd Place – JF van Eeden (AMH Group). Used Vehicle Sales persons: 1st Place – Willie Modler (Danlou Motors), 2nd Place – Lesley van Wyk (Autohaus Windhoek) and 3rd Place – Marnus Kotze (C.A.M. Namibia). “Bank Windhoek has been financing vehicles and other moveable assets in Namibia for more than 30 years and as a uniquely Namibian bank, we pride ourselves on offering financing solutions coupled with efficient service, to meet the specific needs of our clients.
We value the relationships with all our stakeholders and therefore our slogan, “Together we do better” is not merely a statement, but a philosophy that our staff embraces in servicing our clients”, said Chris Matthee, Executive Officer: Retail Banking services at Bank Windhoek. “Together we can look back at a highly successful year, and through your loyal support, Bank Windhoek cemented its position as a major role player in the vehicle and asset finance industry in Namibia. The 7th Annual Bank Windhoek and Republikein Motor Show held earlier this year was once again a huge success. By sponsoring the Motor Show, we provided you with a platform to promote your brands and latest models; to interact with existing clients and to engage with potential new clients. But, it also demonstrates Bank Windhoek’s commitment to building and strengthening our relationship with all stakeholders in the motor vehicle industry”, added Matthee.