Arabian Automobiles awarded ‘Importer of the Year’

February 26, 2014 3:12 pm

Arabian Automobiles, flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan, Infiniti and Renault in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, has been awarded Importer of the Year by the committee of Dubai Trade during the 6th E-Services Excellence Awards (ESEA).

Organized by Dubai Trade under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the E-Services Excellence Awards, which took place at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in DIFC, Dubai, awarded Arabian Automobiles the highest level of recognition among the nine awards given. This annual award ceremony recognizes and rewards the top performers in e-Services adoption on the Dubai Trade portal. The main aim is to encourage the conversion to e-services and award the highest performers. This year, the award was focused on Business Growth, measuring the amount of transactions that took place throughout 2013.

Among the attendees was H.E. Abdulla Al Saleh, the Undersecretary for the Foreign Trade Sector at the UAE Ministry of Economy, Mr. Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director at DP World and Board Member of Dubai Trade, Eng. Mahmood Al Bastaki, CEO of Dubai Trade along with 400 influential business associates.

“We are proud to receive the award for Importer of Year and we appreciate that our high standard of business has been recognized,” said Michel Ayat, CEO, Arabian Automobiles.

“This prestigious award has been a great ending to a successful 2013 for us. Achieving remarkable milestones has been an ongoing factor for Arabian Automobiles, not only did we join the highly prestigious Palladium Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame, we also gained a Guinness World Records title for the largest convoy of off-road vehicles as well as become Nissan’s first distributor globally to win the WAPC award for Aftersales operational excellence for six consecutive years. We aim to continue to maintain this momentum and accomplish even higher standards for the year ahead and move towards our vision of becoming a world class organization,” Michel concluded.


Labiba Hamdan
Senior Account Executive
Ketchum Raad Middle East
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