Nicola Mannion from Tom Hogan Motors in Galway has claimed third place in Toyota’s prestigious Skills Grand Prix, which awards the company’s top service advisors in Europe.
Mannion, who was representing Toyota Ireland, beat 23 of Europe’s best service advisors to claim third place, becoming the first female to take a top prize in the 18 years of the competition.
Each participant in the compeition must perform four tasks, including an online knowledge test and service delivery role-play.
“We are extremely proud that Tom Hogan Motors and Toyota Ireland were represented in Europe by such a highly-skilled ambassador as Nicola Mannion, “says Tony Burke, dealer principal Tom Hogan Motors. “ The quality and calibre of all the competitors continues to improve each year in this competition which in turn translates into real benefits for Toyota customers.
“All the team at Tom Hogan Motors would like to congratulate Nicola on her great achievement and on being the first female ever to take to the winning podium.”
Finalists are now invited to Toyota headquarters in Japan for the Global Champions Assembly where they will meet fellow champions from around the world.