GP Petroleums Ltd, a lubricant maker that’s a part of the UAE-based GP Global Group (earlier Gulf Petrochem), won the ‘Greatest sales growth award for Repsol Lubricants’ at the Global EMAI Awards 2017 held in Madrid, Spain in April 2018.
GP Petroleums recorded the highest growth of 74 per cent in India for Repsol Lubricants as compared to all the other markets that the Spanish oil major is present in.
Speaking on the occasion, Orlando Carbo, Lubricants Director, Repsol said “We are pleased to note that the growth of Repsol in India is encouraging and this award is a token of recognition. India is an exciting market and we plan to increase our market presence through GP Petroleums in 2018”.
GP Petroleums launched Repsol’s lubricant business in India in 2016 and has been recognised with this award in just its second year of operations in the country. GP Petroleums has the exclusive right to manufacture and market Repsol’s line of premium quality lubricants across India.
“In 2018-19 we will introduce the complete portfolio of Products in Motorcycle, Passenger Motor & Commercial Vehicle segment, including synthetic Lubricants. The focus will be to increase the number of dealer counters and to get closer to the consumers, mechanics and workshops” said Hari Prakash M, CEO, GP Petroleums Limited while accepting the award.
GP Petroleums always been aggressively into market for creating buzz around brand Repsol through its various marketing initiatives. Recently, Repsol branded Helmets were launched as a safety initiative for the riders which has also been recognised at EMAI awards.