News 18 Jun 2009

General: Suzuki chooses Swann to provide dealer insurance

Suzuki Australia:

Suzuki Australia and Swann Insurance announced that from 18 June 2009, Suzuki powered by Swann Insurance will offer a range of insurance products and services, tailored for the motorcycle market, through the national Suzuki Australia Motorcycle Dealer network.

This strategic partnership will allow dealers the ability to offer their customers insurance products and services designed to meet the specific needs of motorcycle owners and riders.

Perry Morison, General Manager, Motorcycles of Suzuki Australia Pty Limited, explained, “The protection of our customers and their motorcycles is of paramount importance to us at Suzuki and we are excited to be able to bring to market, through our dealers, products and services to satisfy that fundamental need. Swann Insurance is a well respected and long standing member of the motorcycle industry. Joining with Swann will deliver the value and security to our customers that is consistent with the principles of Suzuki.”

“We have doubled the number of new Suzuki motorcycles sold over the last decade through investment and confidence in the products that carry the Suzuki name and in partnership with Swann we are building the platform for continued sustainable growth into the future.”

Stuart Chapman, General Manager Swann Insurance (Aust) Pty Ltd, stated “Swann is delighted to establish a strategic partnership with Suzuki Australia, one of the world’s leading motorcycle brands, helping Suzuki enhance its service offering for both customers and Suzuki’s Motorcycle Dealer network. Swann has over 30 years experience in providing insurance protection to motorcyclists, with our market leading product range offering riders a wide variety of options to suit their individual needs.”

With this new partnership with Swann Insurance, Suzuki moves closer to finalising the retail segment of the Suzuki Finance program.