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LeasePlan Emirates announces winners of LeasePlan Driver Cup Tournament 2013


Event was attended by a range of VIP corporate partners, industry peers, media guests and staff members.

October 29, 2013 9:43 by

LeasePlan Emirates, the leading corporate long term vehicle leasing and fleet management company in the United Arab Emirates announces the winners of their inaugural golf event held at the Yas Links Abu Dhabi Course on Saturday 26th October 2013 with a thrilling outcome.

The golf event was attended by a range of VIP corporate partners, industry peers, media guests and staff members from LeasePlan Emirates from Abu Dhabi and Dubai, representing a wide cross-section of industry, commercial sectors and verticals in the United Arab Emirates. Over 84 players in teams of four took to the field to lay claim to the LeasePlan Driver Cup Tournament Trophy.

A fun-filled, competitive day of networking and socializing  was marked by the presence of top flight UAE business captains, senior and middle management  executives who graced the lush 6600 yard, 18 hole-green for four hours. Emanuel Ostojic, Gareth Dennison, Roman Hawcazk and Henry Kim took first honours with a collective score of 57.8 nett.  LeasePlan Emirates’ Nicholas Mercado  and family members Gary and Mary Mercado came in at second place as runners up with an ever so slight score differential of 0.1 points.

Ajay Narain, General Manager for LeasePlan Emirates, said: “We are glad that our VIP partners, peers and guests sought out this opportunity to share a pleasant and fruitful day with us and hope it marks the beginning of strong and enduring social and business networking platform and celebration”.

The evening proceedings were marked by a post game, lawn-dining presentation and award ceremony where players, partners and clients gathered to recognize two LeasePlan Emirates supported charities called Senses and Manzil. Both charities support the UAE community particularly children with learning difficulties and disabilities. Trophies of recognition were accepted by Dr Ayesha Saaed-Hussaini, founder of Manzil and Mr. Gabby Chamat of Venture Communications accepted the award on behalf of Senses in the absence of Dr Lina Ouwais, founder of Senses.

Derek Rozycki, executive director and Head of Structured Finance, Mubadala and Board Member for LeasePlan Emirates said: “It has been a true spirit of partnership that has led us to work with and LeasePlan Emirates and its is in that spirit that we here today to mark off a hugely enjoyable day. I look forward to driving the balls with you next year.”

LeasePlan Emirates has been operating in the market for 6 years and the LeasePlan Group celebrates its 50th year in operation across the globe in 31 countries and with 1.3 million vehicles on the road.

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