Dubai-based luxury and performance car retailer, Al Habtoor Motors, has bolstered its Prestige Cars Division with the appointment of Joseph Tayar as General Manager.
C.E.O. of Al Habtoor Motors, Ahmed Al Habtoor, said: “I would like to welcome Joseph to the Al Habtoor Motors family. With over two decades of experience in the Middle East luxury car industry I am confident that Joseph is equipped with the skills and knowledge to take our Prestige Cars division to new heights and continue the success we have enjoyed in the UAE for over 30 years. He will be working alongside a visionary team of forward-thinking professionals at Al Habtoor Motors, who pride themselves on delivering impeccable service to our clients every day.”
Joseph Tayar’s experience spans over 15 years in the automotive industry, with a strong record in successfully managing and building ultra-luxury brands in the region. A result-oriented professional, Joseph joins Al Habtoor Motors after having spent the past five years in Abu Dhabi where he earned multiple global awards and recognition for the dealership he represented.
Tayar has a BS degree in Business Marketing from the American University of Science and Technology in Beirut.
Tayar’s role as General Manager of Al Habtoor Motors’ Prestige Division will see him take responsibility for all business aspects spanning the company’s portfolio of some of the world’s most prestigious automotive brands, including Bentley Motors, Bugatti and McLaren.
Speaking about his new role as Al Habtoor Motors’ Prestige Division General Manager, Joseph Tayar, said: “Al Habtoor Group is one of the most prominent companies in the region and the automotive brands in its portfolio are some of the finest in the world. I am humbled yet excited to be entrusted with further developing and growing the Prestige Division business and I am looking forward to the challenge.”
Al Habtoor Motors was established in 1983 in Dubai and is the sole authorized retailer for Bentley Motors and McLaren Automotive, as well as official dealer partner of Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. in the U.A.E. For seven consecutive years, Al Habtoor Motors held the title for ‘Best Performing Bentley Retailer in the Region’ and in 2016 the company opened the world’s largest Bentley Motors showroom on Dubai’s Sheikh Zayed Road. This year it will expand Bentley’s footprint in the Emirates even further with the opening of a new state-of-the-art showroom in Abu Dhabi.
Working with luxury brand, Bugatti, for over a decade in the U.A.E, Al Habtoor Motors has been Bugatti’s official dealer partner since 2006 and a Bugatti Service Partner of Excellence since 2013. Bugatti UAE is the brand’s most successful dealer in the world, and boasts the world’s largest showroom which sprawls over 240 square meters.
McLaren Dubai was one of the first McLaren Automotive retailers to open after the new brand launched in 2011. Since then, Al Habtoor Motors has been a key partner for McLaren Automotive in the United Arab Emirates, launching all of its models in the market including the New McLaren GT. The New McLaren Dubai showroom is currently located in Al Habtoor City, Dubai. The McLaren Abu Dhabi showroom is located in Al Khalidya, Abu Dhabi.
Delivering the highest standards of professionalism, quality and customer service, Al Habtoor Motors also has one of the largest aftersales facilities in the world located in Dubai Industrial City which services all of its prestige brands under one roof.