Khaled Shaaban, General Manager
NBK Automobiles, the exclusive dealers of Mercedes-Benz in Qatar, recently held its annual appreciation ceremony in recognition of the exemplar commitment, efforts and performance of its sales and after-sales team members for the year 2012.
The ceremony was held at The Ritz-Carlton hotel with the presence of HE Sheikh Nawaf Nasser Bin Khaled Al Thani, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NBK, Khaled Shaaban, General Manager of NBK Auto, Martin Krewenka, Head of Daimler Central/Eastern Europe, Africa & Asia and Hans JuergenPfeil, Head of After sales for Daimler Middle East & Levant.
On the occasion Sheikh Nawaf Nasser Bin Khaled Al Thani said: “2012 has been a superb year for us at NBK owing to the firm belief of each and every person on our team in our vision, our values and our role in the country. Looking to the steadfast commitment of my colleagues in the holding, I can confidently say that NBK will be going places and will move from one success to another, times and again. My promise to our team is to keep rewarding them with a great professional experience at NBK, one which has motivation, inspiration and empowerment as key pillars for the growth of every member that has helped us become what we are today.”
In his turn, Khaled Shaaban said: “In 2013, we will continue to build on our existing strengths and leadership position in the market. However, we will also look at the upcoming months as the opportunity for us to introduce changes for the better; and by better we will be treading firmly, as always, to become world-class across the board. This touches upon both our sales and after-sales operations and upon every person on the team. We feel very privileged to belong to such an esteemed organization and to have the opportunity to invest our best in order to exceed the expectations of our stakeholders. For us, change is a proof of loyalty; and loyalty is not to be measured by the longevity of one’s tenure in the company only but also through our commitment to continuously improve, enhance and achieve. Change is not to be feared. It should rather be embraced and we, at NBK Auto, are here to make a positive difference every day and to make every day count.”
The NBK Auto team members were awarded with certificates and gifts as token of appreciation to their relentless determination. Staff also had the opportunity to share with everyone present their personal experiences and aspirations at NBK.
NBK Automobiles recently broke a new record bagging the Best Performance for the Year 2012 award by Daimler. The award underlined NBK Automobiles’ outstanding sales achieving the highest number of units in the region.
The company played a key role in increasing Mercedes-Benz worldwide sales offering its clients’ base with a host of value-added services to both their sales and after-sales experience.