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Johnson & Perrott Awarded Kia ‘Platinum Prestige Dealer’ Status


Kia Motors Europe announced the top performing Kia dealers in Europe in 2016 at their Platinum Dealers awards ceremony in Frankfurt in November. Johnson & Perrott, Douglas Road, Cork, were among just 30 European recipients of the prestigious award and the sole Irish representative to receive the accreditation.

Johnson & Perrott Kia accept Kia Platinum Prestige Dealer award at presentation ceremony in Frankfurt. Pictured (l-r) are: Ho Sung Song, President Kia Motors Europe, Mark Whitaker, CEO Johnson & Perrott Motor Group, James Brooks, Managing Director, Kia Motors Ireland, and Michael Cole, COO Kia Motors Europe.

The Platinum Prestige status is awarded exclusively to the best Kia dealers worldwide as part of Kia’s distinctive global dealer excellence recognition programme. Dealers with the Platinum Prestige status are recognised for outstanding dealer standards application, sales performance and customer satisfaction results that go above and beyond Kia’s global dealer standards.

“Platinum Prestige status is not awarded lightly. Johnson & Perrott have worked very hard to achieve it and are fully deserving of this recognition. We congratulate all the team in Douglas Road for their contribution in achieving the award.” commented Kia Motors Ireland Managing Director, James Brooks, who attended the awards ceremony in Frankfurt with Mark Whitaker, Chief Executive Officer of Johnson & Perrott Motor Group.

“We are delighted to be accredited as a Kia Platinum Dealer & take great pride in the accomplishment of our dedicated team in making it happen.” comments Mark Whitaker. He continues, “We are a family owned business trading since 1810 & traditional customer care coupled with the highest standards of service are at the core of everything we do. Customers can expect to experience world-class service and expertise when visiting a Platinum Prestige Kia Dealer and we will continue to innovate & improve to ensure that’s exactly what they get from Johnson & Perrott Kia.”

Management & staff at Johnson & Perrott Kia celebrate Kia ‘Platinum Prestige Dealer’ award. Pictured in the showroom on Douglas Road, Cork, are (L-r): Paul Foy, Kia Brand Manager at Johnson & Perrott Douglas; George Mills, MD Johnson & Perrott Motor Dealerships; James Brooks, MD Kia Motors Ireland; Andrew Whitaker, Selling Dealer Principal Johnson & Perrott Douglas; Luke Messitt, Head of Dealer Network Development Kia Motors Ireland; and Mark Whitaker, CEO Johnson & Perrott Motor Group.