(From L-R): Datuk Aishah Ahmad, Director of Corporate Affairs, Sime Darby Motors; Mr. Dennis Ho, Managing Director of Sime Darby Motors (Malaysia, Thailand, and Taiwan); Yang Berbahagia Senator Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Women, Family & Community Development; Mr. Azman Mohd Yusoff, Deputy Secretary General (Strategic), Ministry of Women, Family & Community Development; Mr. Jeffrey Gan, Managing Director of Auto Bavaria; and Mr. Sashi Ambi, Head of Corporate Communications, BMW Group Malaysia.
2017.03.08

AUTO BAVARIA IS THE OFFICIAL VEHICLE PARTNER FOR THE UNESCO FORUM 2017.

Largest Authorised BMW Dealership Group to support leading forum on social transformation with 50 BMW vehicles for the use of Government Leaders and Dignitaries specialising in the field of Social, Human Science and Civil Societies.  

 

Kuala Lumpur, 8th March 2017 – Auto Bavaria, the largest authorised BMW dealership group in the country is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the first Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Forum for the Asia-Pacific region in 2017. The event will take place from March 14th to March 23rd at the Sunway Putra Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

 

Hosted by the Government of Malaysia through the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development and co-organised with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) under its Management of Social Transformations (MOST) programme, the Forum will be officiated by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Razak.

 

MOST is UNESCO’s inter-governmental science programme on social transformation which was created with a view to strengthen the dissemination of knowledge to member countries by encouraging evidence-informed approaches through sustained dialogue between researchers and policymakers.

 

The program works with governments, social and human science communities and civil societies to improve connections between knowledge and action which is key to positive social change.

 

The Forum in Malaysia is poised to be the ultimate meeting place for over 150 participants from 75 countries including Government Leaders, Social and Human Science Communities and Civil Societies. 

 

Themed “Building Inclusive Societies in Asia-Pacific”, the Forum will focus on topics ranging from ageing, women, and social innovation, among others.

 

Auto Bavaria will be supporting the event with 50 BMW vehicles which will be utilised by overseas dignitaries and is the Official Vehicle Partner for the forum.

 

Speaking at the official announcement ceremony, Managing Director of Sime Darby Motors Malaysia, Dennis Ho said “As the largest BMW Authorised dealership group in the country, we are pleased and excited to be given the opportunity to be the official automotive partner for the MOST Forum 2017 which addresses Social Change.”

 

The handing over ceremony was held today at the Auto Bavaria showroom at Jalan Tun Razak which was attended by the Deputer Minister of Women, Family and Community Development, YB Senator Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun, Auto Bavaria Managing Director, Jeffrey Gan and Sime Darby Motors Director of Corporate Affairs Datuk Aishah Ahmad.

 

Established in 1988, Auto Bavaria, a division of Sime Darby Auto Bavaria Sdn Bhd, is the largest retail and service organisation for BMW and Motorrad in Malaysia. Auto Bavaria's nationwide network comprises of five branches, namely Glenmarie, Sungai Besi, Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor Bahru.

(From L-R): Mr. Azman Yusoff, Mr. Jeffrey Gan, Yang Berbahagia Senator Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun, Mr. Dennis Ho, and Datuk Aishah Ahmad.

The BMW Group

With its three brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, the BMW Group is the world’s leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also provides premium financial and mobility services. As a global company, the BMW Group operates 31 production and assembly facilities in 14 countries and has a global sales network in more than 140 countries.

 

In 2016, the BMW Group sold approximately 2.367 million cars and 145,000 motorcycles worldwide. The profit before tax was approximately € 9.67 billion on revenues amounting to € 94.16 billion. As of 31 December 2016, the BMW Group had a workforce of 124,729 employees.

 

The success of the BMW Group has always been based on long-term thinking and responsible action. The company has therefore established ecological and social sustainability throughout the value chain, comprehensive product responsibility and a clear commitment to conserving resources as an integral part of its strategy.

 

About BMW Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

BMW Group Malaysia is the representative of Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW) AG in Malaysia with activities that cover the wholesale of BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad vehicles, spare parts and accessories as well as the overall planning of sales, marketing, after-sales, and other related activities in Malaysia. The organisation’s presence in the country includes its National Sales Centre (NSC) in Cyberjaya and BMW Assemby Facilities at the Kulim Hi-Tech Park, Kedah which supports the Malaysian region as well as the BMW Group Data Centre (GDC), BMW Group Regional Training Centre (RTC) in Cyberjaya and BMW Group Parts Distribution Centre (PDC) at the Free Industrial Zone of the Senai International Airport in Senai, Johor which supports 22 markets in the Asia-Pacific region. BMW dealership network covers 39 outlets in various cities in Malaysia.

 

Issued by:

BMW Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Sashi Ambihaipahan
Head of Corporate Communications, Malaysia
Telephone: (+601) 2381 7182, Fax: (+603) 8887 3801
Email: sashi.ambihaipahan@bmw.com.my

Chongreena Cirikwong
Corporate Communications Assistant, Malaysia
Telephone: (+603) 8887 3865, Fax: (+603) 8887 3801
Email: chong.reena@bmw.com.my

 

The BMW Group

With its three brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, the BMW Group is the world’s leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also provides premium financial and mobility services. As a global company, the BMW Group operates 31 production and assembly facilities in 14 countries and has a global sales network in more than 140 countries.

 

In 2016, the BMW Group sold approximately 2.367 million cars and 145,000 motorcycles worldwide. The profit before tax was approximately € 9.67 billion on revenues amounting to € 94.16 billion. As of 31 December 2016, the BMW Group had a workforce of 124,729 employees.

 

The success of the BMW Group has always been based on long-term thinking and responsible action. The company has therefore established ecological and social sustainability throughout the value chain, comprehensive product responsibility and a clear commitment to conserving resources as an integral part of its strategy.


About BMW Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

BMW Group Malaysia is the representative of Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW) AG in Malaysia with activities that cover the wholesale of BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad vehicles, spare parts and accessories as well as the overall planning of sales, marketing, after-sales, and other related activities in Malaysia. The organisation’s presence in the country includes its National Sales Centre (NSC) in Cyberjaya and BMW Assemby Facilities at the Kulim Hi-Tech Park, Kedah which supports the Malaysian region as well as the BMW Group Data Centre (GDC), BMW Group Regional Training Centre (RTC) in Cyberjaya and BMW Group Parts Distribution Centre (PDC) at the Free Industrial Zone of the Senai International Airport in Senai, Johor which supports 22 markets in the Asia-Pacific region. BMW dealership network covers 39 outlets in various cities in Malaysia.


Issued by:

BMW Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Sashi Ambihaipahan
Head of Corporate Communications, Malaysia
Telephone: (+601) 2381 7182, Fax: (+603) 8887 3801
Email: sashi.ambihaipahan@bmw.com.my
 

Chongreena Cirikwong
Corporate Communications Assistant, Malaysia
Telephone: (+603) 8887 3865, Fax: (+603) 8887 3801
Email: chong.reena@bmw.com.my