KUWAIT: Yusuf A Alghanim & Sons, the exclusive distributor of Cadillac and Chevrolet cars in Kuwait, celebrated their 70-year partnership with General Motors at a press event hosted by CEO of Alghanim Industries, Omar K Alghanim, held at the construction site of the new Cadillac and Chevrolet showrooms.
The event was attended by President and Managing Director of General Motors Middle East and Africa, Mario A Spangenberg, and executives from Alghanim Industries.
To mark the 70-year partnership, Vice President of General Motors Kuwait, Rajesh Krishnan presented the renderings of the new Cadillac and Chevrolet facilities to be built. Following the presentation, the attendees inaugurated the construction site of the first flagship Cadillac and Chevrolet showrooms by laying the first brick and cement foundation stone.
Speaking at the event, Omar K Alghanim said: “This is an exciting year for Yusuf A Alghanim & Sons, as we celebrate the groundbreaking of our newest facilities. This year, we’re also celebrating a huge milestone for our company – 70 years of partnership with General Motors. 70 years ago my grandfather, Yusuf Ahmed Alghanim, became partners with General Motors, laying the foundation to what is now the longest standing dealership in our region. My father and our Chairman, Kutayba Yusuf Alghanim, propelled this partnership to new heights and grew our business to the household name it is today. I am proud to be the third generation of the Alghanim family to partner with this global automotive leader.”
He went on to say, “These facilities will be exceptional. We’ve taken our extensive knowledge in the automotive sector to create a state-of-the-art experience for our customers. We continue to deliver on our promise to serve, support and place our customers at the heart of everything we do.”
President and Managing Director of General Motors Middle East and Africa, Mario A Spangenberg, said: “Alghanim’s customer-focused approach has served as an example in the industry, helping to strengthen the presence of GM’s Chevrolet and Cadillac brands in Kuwait.”
He continued saying, “Celebrating the 70-year anniversary together with committing to new facilities are a clear indication of the success of our partnership. We look forward to working with Alghanim to ensure that we continue to deliver a quality ownership experience for our customers, and to reaffirm our mutual legacy of excellence.”
Since 1948, Yusuf A Alghanim & Sons and General Motors have provided quality automobiles and automobile services. Alghanim has been the recipient of the GM Grandmasters award 13 times, presented to outstanding dealers of Chevrolet and Cadillac vehicles who raise the overall levels of customer care. The partnership continues to grow, with ongoing investment in the customer experience starting from the point of sale and beyond. The Cadillac and Chevrolet service center is the biggest and most advanced in the world, providing customers with the comfort and convenience of full-scale automotive services.