Ferry Rd:
07 5512 4371

Southport:
07 5512 4363

Robina
07 5512 4367

Helensvale
07 5512 4360

Our Southport Staff

Max Johnson

General Manager - Southport

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

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

8 years - Business Manager
6 years - General Manager (Burnie)
4 years - General Manager (Tasmania)
3 years – General Manager (Tweed)
5 years – General Sales Manager (Southport)
6 years – General Manager

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
ANZ Bank 6 years, Four Seasons Hotel chain, Manager 8 years.

What do you love most about your job?
Working with an enthusiastic team of people committed to providing excellent customer service.

Where did you grow up?
Preston Tasmania a little farming community with a population of probably 500 with ¾’s Johnsons. 6 boys and 1 girl guaranteed a “competitive spirit”.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
A song I heard when I was a young kid consisted of “Do what you do, do (very) well”, and “I’m a lover not a fighter”.

Paul Forman

General Sales Manager - Southport

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

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

4 years - Used car Sales Consultant
2 years – Honda Sales Manager
3 years – Used Car Sales Manager
1 year – General Sales Manager

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Catering Manager for a family business.

What do you love most about your job?
New Challenges every day.

Where did you grow up?
Scotland and the Gold Coast.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
“If it is to be, it is up to me”

Richard Sibbald

Honda Sales Manager – Southport

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
I have been in the industry for 4 1/2 years.

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
4 ½ years including positions of Honda salesperson, Nissan salesperson, Nissan Sales Manager and now Honda Sales Manager.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Oroton group - Retail Sales - Assistant Manager.

What do you love most about your job?
The people I get to spend my day with.

Where did you grow up?
Sydney/Jindabyne.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
Never let small minds convince you your dreams are too big!

Chris Moffit

Nissan Sales Manager

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

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
10 years. I started as Yard hand then moved to sales. Great wall manager, relief manager and now the Used, LDV and Foton Manager.

Chris will be transferring from Used Car Sales to the Nissan Sales department taking over from Leigh Bennett.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
I worked for Automotive Direct in New Zealand selling cars. That is where I learnt a lot of what I know today. However Working for Von Bibra has boosted my confidence and made me who I am today.

What do you love most about your job?
I'm a real people person and I love meeting new people every day. I love the interaction with customers and being able to help people get into a new car that suits all their needs.

Where did you grow up?
I grew up on a farm in Feilding, New Zealand. I Moved over to the Sunny Gold Coast in April 2006 and love it here. I go back for holidays but that's about it.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
If its ment to be its up to me. Take every stride with confidence and always have a smile on your dial.

Greg Keegan

Nissan Service Manager - Southport

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?
12 years, I started as a Mechanic, then Service Advisor & now Nissan Service Manager.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Peter Robert Hyundai, Gosford NSW as a Mechanic.

What do you love most about your job?
The daily challenges.

Where did you grow up?
Central Coast NSW - Go the Blues!.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
'To be happy or miserable will take the same amount of effort'.

Drew Conway

Honda Service Manager - Southport

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

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
4 years with von Bibra, firstly as the Helensvale Service Manager and now Ferry Rd Service Manager.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Have worked for Zupps as a Technician & Service Advisor & with AHG as a Fixed Operations Manager.

What do you love most about your job?
The people I work with & the day to day challenges to improve.

Where did you grow up?
Port Macquarie NSW.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
'The way we communicate with others & with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.'

Liam Stacey

Used Car Sales manager - Southport

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

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
3 years. Trainee, Used Vehicle Sales Consultant and now Nissan Sales Manager at Robina and now Used Car Sales Manager at Southport.

Liam commenced as a Sales Trainee at the Robina dealership on the 20th May 2013 and later promoted to Sales Manager in April 2015. Liam has left the Team at Robina to take up the Used Car Sales Manager’s position from Chris Moffitt at the Southport Dealership.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Movie World - Character and Fight performer.

What do you love most about your job?
Being challenged every day and helping people find new vehicles.

Where did you grow up?
Gold Coast.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
If it is to be it's up to me / Do the hard things first.