Wexford motor dealer Mark Boggan elected SIMI president
WEXFORD businessman Mark Boggan has been elected President of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI), the representative body for vehicle manufacturers/distributors, franchise dealerships, independent garages, wholesalers, commercial vehicle testers and many other important businesses in the motor industry in Ireland.
A native of Wexford, Mark is the third generation of his family to be engaged in the Motor Industry. He currently operates two Toyota Dealerships in Wexford, Hugh Boggan Motors Ltd is located in Wexford Town and the second outlet is in Gorey. The business also operates a Texaco forecourt and convenience store at this Wexford location.
Speaking at the SIMI's recent AGM in Killashee House Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare, Mark Boggan acknowledged that he 'was honoured to take on the role of SIMI President in an industry that is a huge employer nationally and emphasised the importance of the SIMI's members and their contribution to the economy. 'We represent entrepreneurs who provide over 41,000 jobs and help to collect the vast bulk of the €5 billion that the state gains from all motoring taxes.' He said he particularly wanted to focus on road safety and reducing deaths and injuries.