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Mercedes-Benz wins Silver for International Brand of the Year at SLIM Brand Excellence Awards 2017

November 23, 2017

Hailed as the most honoured award ceremony for Brands in Sri Lanka, SLIM Brands Excellence Awards 2017 night took stage last evening at the BMICH for the 16th season, showcasing the masterpiece achievements of all the big Brands in the local arena.

It is with immense pleasure and pride we announce that Mercedes-Benz secured the ‘Silver Award’ for the “International Brand of the Year” beating many other Multinational Brands including dominant FMCG entities of Unilever and Fonterra which have a very strong presence in the local market and were the winners of this category for many consecutive years.

The achievement was measured on the grounds of brand equity, brand positioning, brand finance, brand experience and on the strong foothold of brand presence locally along with local adaptation and acceptance. Luxury Lifestyle Experience that DIMO provides through Mercedes-Benz to customers together with the service excellence was the key needle mover of the Brand Story. This was the second time DIMO participated representing Mercedes-Benz for SLIM Brand Excellence Awards in this category.

DIMO Opens First Ever Overseas Facility in Myanmar

November 22, 2017

DIMO opened their first ever overseas operation, in Myanmar today. This historic occasion saw the opening of a brand new facility at Tawwin Pale Housing, Pinshwenyaung, Man Aung Block, Tamwe. This new operation will function under a new identity as United DIMO Lanka Co. Ltd.

His Excellency Nimal Karunaratne (Sri Lankan Ambassador in Myanmar), Mr Thant Zin (Managing Director – United DIMO Lanka Co. Ltd.), Mr Vijitha Bandara (Director – DIMO), Mr Myo Zaw Aung (Director – United DIMO Lanka Co. Ltd.), Mr Viraj Gunaratne (Head of Sales – Myanmar Operations), Ms. Vo Thi Ngoc Diep (Commercial Counsellor of Vietnam Embassy in Myanmar), delegates from VEAM Corporation Vietnam and other invitees were present at the grand opening.

The new office was opened according Myanmar customs in a ceremonial manner. With this expansion beyond the shores, DIMO plans to establish their presence in more Asian countries in the next few years.

DIMO Becomes Runner-Up at 25th Singer – MCA Premier League T20 Tournament 2017/ 2018

November 20, 2017

The final match at the 25th Singer – MCA Premier League T20 Tournament was held on 19th November (Yesterday) at the MCA Grounds against MAS Unichela and DIMO became the Runner-Up of the  25th Singer – MCA Premier League T20 Tournament 2017/ 2018.  MAS Unichela scored 263 for 4 wickets with TM Dilshan scoring 109 runs and TM Sampath 55 runs. Ramesh Mendis grabbed 2 wickets for 48 runs.

Batting 2nd, DIMO scored 203 all out, in 19.3 overs. Thikshila De Silva scored 63 runs (19), Nisala Tharaka 27 (08), Pramud Hetthiwatte 25 and Kavishka Anjula 21 runs.

The Man of the Tournament was Thikshila De Silva while the Best Bowler was Ramesh Mendis, making the event a proud moment for DIMO.

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