28 May 2018

(Abu Dhabi, UAE) Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, is pleased to announce that it has awarded Premier Motors, one of the foremost automotive dealerships in Abu Dhabi, with five International Organization for Standardization (ISO) management systems certifications. The certifications cover Environmental Management, Occupational Health and Safety, Energy Management, Business Continuity and Security Management standards.

Premier Motors became the first automotive company in the UAE to achieve five ISO certifications. Premier Motors represents major European and American automobile manufacturers such as Land Rover, Jaguar, Ferrari, Maserati, Lincoln, Ford, and Ford Trucks across Abu Dhabi.

The Business Assurance group of Intertek provides a full range of bespoke business process audit and support services, including accredited third-party management systems auditing and certification, second-party supplier auditing, and sustainability data verification. Our global network of expert auditors work with our clients to help them improve their operations, meet regulatory requirements, reduce their environmental impact and achieve their business objectives.

During a special ceremony at Premier Motors, the ISO certificates were presented to Helal Hanei Omar, Vice President of Premier Motors and Paul Moore, Senior Vice President, Administration and Finance of Al Tayer Motors, by Sudheer Kesapragada, General Manager of Business Assurance for UAE and Qatar at Intertek.

Helal Hanei Omar said: “These certifications are important to us because they reaffirm our commitment to adopting high global standards in governance and assurance management. Equally important, they put in place a framework for continuous improvement and excellence in delivery of service to our customers. Over the years, we always set out to follow best in class standards in the way we deliver our services and products, and these certifications demonstrate our continued success."

To attain the ISO certifications the dealership underwent a comprehensive independent and impartial assessment across its operations by Intertek’s expert auditors. The audit concluded that Premier Motors has established systems in place to improve its business operations, including the business continuity process to ensure the business can recover to an operational state within a short period of time. Intertek also insured the company's commitment to occupational health and safety of its workers, as well as Premier Motor’s efforts taken to minimize the negative effects of business on the environment and verified their efficient use of energy, to reduce costs and conserve resources. Premier Motors further proved that it has an effective security management system, critical to security assurance of its supply chain.

Sudheer Kesapragada, General Manager of Business Assurance for UAE and Qatar at Intertek, said: “We are pleased to award Premier Motors with the ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 50001, ISO 22301, and ISO 28000 certifications and to congratulate them for their vision and commitment to world class standards. Intertek offers global Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions to our customers across multiple industries and these certifications highlight the company's high standards across its operations.”

For more information on ISO Certifications please visit https://www.intertek.com/business-assurance/.

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Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 43,000 people in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely.