Northern Star Energy Corporation honored the achievements and outstanding performance of its Retailer Partners in the 2019 Polaris annual general assembly and awards ceremony held at Clark Marriott Hotel last May 3, 2019.
“We have noticed a remarkable improvement in our overall retail network performance and growth and we only have our business partners to thank,” said Northern Star COO Juan Miguel T. Delgado in his Welcome Remarks. He emphasized that in the face of a more competitive market, Northern Star and its Retailer Partners should ”…bring our sites to the highest level, both in terms of the look and feel and service, to Improve the overall customer experience. Focusing on just fuel sales targets and product quality are no longer enough.”
Mr. Delgado’s statements were acknowledged by Louie Zhang, Chevron Philippines, Inc. Country Chairman and General Manager who thanked and congratulated Northern Star for effectively promoting the Caltex brand in its areas of operation.
The Keynote speech was delivered by Regional Director Martin Valera of Region 1 of the Department of Tourism. Director Valera spoke about various tourism projects in Northern Luzon and the business opportunities available to our service stations in terms of providing fuel and related convenience products and services to local and foreign tourists.
The winners in four major categories — the Polaris Grand Award, Top Overall Volume, Rookie Station of the Year and Highest Volume Growth – were awarded with plaques, certificates and an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Hanoi, Vietnam.
Awards were also given to stations with the highest average C-First rating; Mogas and Diesel volume; Percentage Growth; and Site Image rating; as well as those who have completed their 5th year as a member of the Northern Star Network. Along with plaques and certificates, these winners will enjoy an overnight stay at White Rock Hotel in Subic.
During the program, the Grand Winner of the first Polaris edition shared an inspiring testimony about her journey to make her service station a running success.
A ceremonial toast was offered at the conclusion of the program by Dometila B. Posecion, Northern Star Retail Manager who said, “I congratulate everyone here today, not just those who received awards. I know each of us tried our best to live up or exceed Northern Star Standards. May the example of our winners this year and last year serve as a motivation for everyone to aspire for even higher achievements next year and in the future.”