Hino Maritzburg wins Boty in dealer awards.
Local car and truck dealers featured strongly at the Sewells-MSX International/NADA 2017 Business of the Year (Boty) of the Year awards. CMH boasted three finalists, with CMH Mazda Umhlanga’s dealer principal Donna McCollough as multifranchise dealership finalist; Darryl Govender, dealer principal at CMH Nissan in Pietermaritzburg as Medium Dealership finalist; Robert Downes, dealer principal at CMH Nissan Pinetown as Large Dealership finalist. The biggest honour, however, went to Hino Pietermaritzburg’s dealer principal Pretesh Singh, who was a finalist for the most improved dealer with Imperial Nissan Durban’s dealer principal Debbie Smith, and winner of the group’s Commercial Category Boty. He is seen here with (front, from left) Halfway Ford Goodwood’s Etienne Pienaar and McCarthy Volkswagen Arcadia’s DP Stephan Delport, Lexus Cape Town City’s Leon Brand; (back) Bruce Allan, former NADA chair; Super Group Rustenburg Mazda’s DP Christo Henning; NTT Toyota Groblersdal’s Neille Faber; Penta Suzuki Klerksdorp’s Peet Hoffman; Penta Suzuki Klerksdorp’s Jaco Scheepers and Lindon Hett, Sewells-MSXI Market Leader for Middle East and Africa.