The year of 2012 was certainly a magnificent one for Next Bike Sdn Bhd (Ducati Malaysia), a company under the national conglomerate NAZA Group of Companies and the sole importer and distributor for the Ducati brand in Malaysia. With various product launches and a series of thrilling events that enhanced Ducati Malaysia’s unique lifestyle program, the year culminated with Next Bike being declared the winner of the ‘Best Event 2012’ (Asia Ducati Week) and ‘Best Sales 2012’ categories at the 70th EICMA International Motorcycle Show in Milan, Italy. The company is showing no signs of slowing down in 2013, however, as Ducati Malaysia get off to a great start – receiving the award for ‘Best New Showroom Opening 2012’ and again putting Malaysia on the global map.
The award was presented by Mirko Bordiga, Chief Executive Officer of Ducati Asia Pacific, to Juan Chow Wee, General Manager of Next Bike Sdn Bhd, during the Ducati Asia Pacific marketing meeting in Shanghai which was held last week, from 18 – 19 of January. As the man behind the success of Ducati Malaysia, SM Faisal Tan Sri SM Nasimuddin, Joint Group Executive Chairman of NAZA Group of Companies, said; “We are very pleased and honored to be selected as the winner of the ‘Best New Showroom Opening 2012’ award. Our dedicated team at Ducati Malaysia has helped shape the company into the ever-growing success it is today and ensures that all Ducatisti in Malaysia are provided with top-notch services that they deserve as a Ducati owner. Undoubtedly, the passion of our customers is also a great source of inspiration when it comes to expanding the brand’s presence in Malaysia and further developing our exclusive Ducati lifestyle program.”
The showroom located in Petaling Jaya was officially opened on 19 April last year and is the largest and most comprehensive Ducati Centre in the Asian region at 201,000 sq ft and sporting a Ducati showroom, Bologna Cafe, Ducati Club Lounge for private meetings of Ducati Owners Club members, Fitness Centre, Ducati Merchandise Square, a pre-owned Ducati showroom and after sales centre with 8 service bays and a suspension tuning room. It is essentially a sophisticated one-stop solution for Ducati owners and enthusiasts alike.
More exciting information about Ducati Malaysia may be obtained at http://www.ducati.com.my and http://www.facebook.com/DucatiMY. Follow @Ducati_MY for the latest updates and offerings of Ducati. For more information, please contact Ducati Centre Malaysia at 03-7953 2888.