Ferry Rd:
07 5512 4371

Southport:
07 5512 4363

Robina:
07 5512 4367

Helensvale:
07 5512 4360

Our Robina Staff

Martin Simpson

General Manager - Robina

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
17 years, all with von Bibra.

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
17 years – I have worked as a Salesperson, Sales Manager, General Sales Manager & General Manager.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Grumps Wharf Restaurant, Manager.

What do you love most about your job?
The relationships you build with customers and staff over time as well as seeing people start at the bottom, grab an opportunity and create a successful life filled with opportunities they can create by doing what’s right not what’s easy!

I love, that I still love my job after 17 years.

Where did you grow up?
Currumbin and Ashmore always lived on the Gold Coast.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
"If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life, with confidence you have won even before you have started."

"Life is 10% what happens and 90% how you react.
If It Is To Be It Is Up To Me!"

Ryan McCabe

General Sales Manager - Robina

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
16 Years

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
Joined the von Bibra group in June 2018 as General Sales Manager at Robina.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Toyota 7 Years, BMW 3 years, Started off selling Holden, Trainee Sales Person, Salesperson, Sales Manager, Business Manager and General Sales Manager

What do you love most about your job?
It is exciting buying a new car and it is great seeing people everyday picking up their new cars and having a great experience.

Where did you grow up?
Bundaberg then the Sunshine Coast

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
"The harder I work the luckier I get"

Paul Jordan

Used Car Manager

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
3 years in auto industry

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
3 years total. Started as Nissan sales trainee, Relief Sales Manager , Mitsubishi/Subaru Sales Manager, Nissan Sales Manager and now Used Car Manager all at Robina.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Worked in construction for 4 years then worked for 3 years in face to face marketing.

What do you love most about your job?
I love seeing my customers big smiles when they come pick up there new Car! I also love working in such a positive environment with people I enjoy being around!

Where did you grow up?
Dunedin, New Zealand

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive one's, you will start having positive results!"

Sam Green

Kia Sales Manager

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
I have had 5 Years of detailing experience in the automotive industry and just over 2 years of selling.

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
I have worked for just over 2 years as a sales consultant in Mitsubishi and Suzuki.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
I use to work for Oracle Business Accountants as a Graduate Accountant.

What do you love most about your job?
I love the satisfaction of helping customers choose their first car and next car. I love the fact that i wake up each morning and are happy to go into work.

Where did you grow up?
I am a born and breed Gold Coaster.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
"If you Believe it will work out, you'll see the opportunities. If you believe it won't you will see obstacles."

David Shultz

Service Manager - Robina

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
20 years.

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
8 years.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Element Broadbeach, Owner & Operator.

What do you love most about your job?
Meeting new people everyday.

Where did you grow up?
Wagga Wagga, NSW.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
Control the controllable & the variables will take care of themselves.

Jillian Stratton

Group Administration Manager

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
30 years.

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
30 years and started as receptionist in Cooee Tasmania, progressed through the Administration ranks to current role of Administration Manager.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Only Von Bibra.

What do you love most about your job?
Welcoming new staff members to our team and seeing them develop and mature in their roles. Every day at work is different!

Where did you grow up?
Wynyard Tasmania.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
"If you can manage any challenges you face in life it has the potential to take us to new levels of maturity"

Bruce Ryan

Group Parts Manager

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
30yrs - Ouch!

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
30yrs – positions have included parts interpreter, parts manager and now Group Parts Manager.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
I forget!! Myer – pacific fair (from the 1st opening day).

What do you love most about your job?
No day is the same as the others, Meeting challenges along the way to get parts out on time, seeing staff members succeed ( and helping them grow both at work and outside work).

Where did you grow up?
Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Charters towers, Gold Coast (my Dad was in the Army, so we moved frequently).

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
"Always treat people the way you would like to be treated yourself."

Jabin Skipps

Retail Parts Manager

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
17 years.

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
11 years as both a Parts Interpreter and now the Parts Sales Manager.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Diesel Services as A Parts Interpreter.

What do you love most about your job?
The people I work with and the culture we have built as a team. Plus no two days are ever the same!

Where did you grow up?
Auckland, New Zealand.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
“If it is to be it is up to ME…."

This is my favourite quote because, if you have a dream… the only one stopping you form achieving that dream is YOU.

Jie Yin

Holden Sales Manager

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
6 Years.

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
Started at Robina 6 years ago, worked 2.5 years in Honda sales, 2.5 years Holden sales and 1 year relief manager until I commence my current position as Holden Sales Manager.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Gloria Jeans Coffee & Crema Espresso same boss and managed for 10 years

What do you love most about your job?
What I love most about my job is coming to work everyday, meeting new people from all walks of life. I get to lead and teach my staff and provide them with all my knowledge to help grow a bigger better team.

Where did you grow up?
I migrated to Australia when I was 9 years old and been on the Gold Coast ever since, I love the coast life because its so chilled and relaxing the weather is good and close to the beach.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
“The future belongs to those who prepare for it today”

Mike O'Bree

Mitsubishi, Subaru Manager

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
2 1/2 years

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
2 1/2 years, 2 year Subaru sales consultant, 6 months sales manager

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Warner Village Theme Parks as a stuntman

What do you love most about your job?
Ever evolving industry, which means continually learning and progressing.

Where did you grow up?
Gold Coast

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
Is it 'one day' or 'day one'? your choice.

Nathan Cunningham

Robina Nissan Sales Manager

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
2 years in the auto industry

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
2 years total. Started as a Mitsubishi & Subaru trainee salesperson, spent majority of my time as a used car salesperson, Relief sales manager and now Nissan sales manager

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
This is my first full time employment, spent all my time before this representing the state and country in baseball.

What do you love most about your job?
I love being able to speak to new people everyday and find out about there stories also seeing the joy of customers picking up there new car.

Where did you grow up?
Sawtell, New South Wales

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
"In baseball and in business, there are three types of people. Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happened!"

Florian price

Honda sales Manager

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
3.5 years

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
3.5 years. I started as a used car sales person, then Relief Manager and now Honda Sales Manager.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
I worked in the Australian Outback as a Livestock Agent selling Cattle and Sheep.

What do you love most about your job?
I like meeting new people and listen to their stories. I am still friends with some of my customers I met 3 years ago.

Where did you grow up?
I grew up in the Black Forest in Germany

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
"Whatever you do in life, give it your best shot."