Peugeot in Ireland have announced the appointment of Johnson & Perrott, Mahonpoint, Cork City headed by CEO, Mark Whitaker, has been appointed to Peugeot dealer network.
Founded in 1810, Johnson & Perrott Motor Group is one of Ireland’s leading motor retailers and is owned by members of the Whitaker family, fifth and sixth generation descendants of James Johnson, who purchased the business in 1860. Mr Johnson led the company’s venture into the world of automobiles in 1903 when he sold his first motor car.
Today, having recently passed its 200th anniversary, the Group has interests in vehicle hire, motor dealerships and fleet management. It represents a number of leading car franchises at its two dealerships in Cork City: Mahonpoint Retail Park and Douglas Road.
Speaking at the signing of contracts at Gowan House, Peugeot Managing Director, George Harbourne said: “The appointment of Johnson & Perrott Mahon Point will undoubtedly strengthen the Peugeot brand in Cork and will serve to increase our brand visibility and market share in Ireland. I am very pleased to welcome Mark and Andrew Whitaker to the Peugeot Dealer Network and I wish them every success for the future as main Peugeot dealers.”
Mark Whitaker, Johnson & Perrott CEO commented: “We are delighted to welcome the Peugeot brand to Johnson & Perrott Mahonpoint. The addition of Peugeot to our existing line up of brands provides even greater choice to our customers while continuing our long-standing commitment to both quality and value.”
The dealership’s new, extensive 3,500 sq ft Peugeot showroom is now open for business, housing the full range of Peugeot passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, including the newly arrived Peugeot 208. A range of quality used Peugeot vehicles is on site. Fully trained Peugeot technical experts are on hand and a wide range of Peugeot spare parts and accessories are stocked. Opening Hours for the Dealership are 8:30am to 5:45pm Monday to Friday and 10:00 to 4:00pm on a Saturday.