Columbian Autocar Corporation (CAC), the exclusive distributor of Kia vehicles in the Philippines, recently concluded the 8th Kia National Skills World Cup at the company's Training Center in Pasay City.

Personnel from Kia dealerships nationwide competed in a test of skill and knowledge in diagnosis, troubleshooting, repair and customer service. The company's annual event tested the best Service Advisors and Parts Specialist through written and practical exams. For the first time since the program’s introduction in the Philippines, a category for Sales Consultants was also included in the competition.

Gracing the event were the following CAC executives: Sales Director Renato G. Velasquez; After Sales Director Apollo R. Rosal; Vice President for Human Resources Menchie L. Competente; Vice President for Sales and Marketing Hernando D. Gañac, Jr.; and CAC President Ginia R. Domingo.

A special awarding ceremony at Acacia Hotel was held the following night to recognize the winning participants.

Here are the list of winners:

Service Advisor: Ferdinand Ralar from Kia Pampanga

Technician: Reymark Romasanta from Kia Pasig

Parts Specialist: Agnes Rafael from Kia Bulacan

Sales Consultant: Yvonne Angelika Uy from Kia Cebu-Gorordo

The winners of CAC's 8th Kia National Skills World Cup will advance to a higher stage of competition in Korea. The Filipino representatives will face stiff competition from Kia distributors all over the world, right in the headquarters of the Korean automaker.