Astara Philippines, the official distributor of Peugeot and GAC Motor vehicles in the country, is making huge changes in its executive department with the appointment of three individuals, namely Franz Decloedt, Michael John del Pillar, and Ryan Bermudez.
Franz Decloedt is appointed as Astara Philippines’ new Marketing Director. With more than 20 years of marketing leadership experience, he is responsible for driving strategic marketing direction and brand-building efforts for both the company’s auto brands.
Meanwhile, Michael John “MJ” del Pillar is appointed as the new Sales Director for Peugeot Philippines. He takes office with a 25-year experience in sales and marketing gained from his previous roles with several automotive companies.
MJ del Pillar
Last but not least, GAC Motor Philippines has a new Sales Director with Ryan Bermudez. He is said to be in charge of directing all sales planning and strategies for the growth of the Chinese automaker in the country.
“I am thrilled to welcome Franz, MJ, and Ryan to Astara Philippines as we advance our growth plans in the market,” said Astara Philippines Managing Director Raoul Picello.
“Being seasoned leaders with proven track records in their respective fields, they each bring valuable experience that will help accelerate our momentum for Peugeot and GAC Motor through impactful marketing and sales campaigns,” added Picello.
Astara Philippines is looking to continue the momentum this year for Peugeot following a successful 2022 that saw a 285-percent year-over-year growth in retail sales. The French automaker is offering the 2008, 3008, and 5008 crossover, as well as the Traveller MPV.
GAC Motor aims to improve the sales of its lineup under Astara Philippines including the newest additions with the Empow sedan and all-new GS8. Apart from the model lineup, the company is also targeting to open nine dealerships this 2023, allowing the brand to reach more customers nationwide.
Get the latest from your favorite automakers at Philkotse.com.
Know more about Peugeot
Peugeot is one of the biggest French carmakers in Europe since 1820. It is under Groupe PSA who also manages other car brands such as Opel, Citroen, Vauxhall, and DS. As of 2022, Peugeot Philippines is now under the management of Astara, one of the largest automotive distributors in Europe and Latin America.
Locally, the Peugeot lineup consists of the 5008 seven-seater crossover, the five-seater 3008 compact crossover, and the seven-seater Traveler minivan. The most affordable model is the 3008, specifically its 3008 Active THP 1.6 AT variant that's priced at Php 1,890,000.
At Philkotse, we provide the most updated Peugeot Philippines Price list for 2023. We update this on regularly, and we can also provide estimates on car financing. Beyond that, we also list the hottest car promos ranging from cash discounts, downpayment promos, and the lowest monthly amortization promos.
- peugeot 3008 5008 mild-hybrid Feb 23, 2023
- can gac empow compete with rivals in philippines Jan 24, 2023
- astara philippines is new GAC Motor distributor Dec 02, 2022