Our 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"

JAY MANLEY

GWM Sales Manager - Robina

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
I've been in the automotive industry for 10 years

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
I have been working at von Bibra for almost 5 years now I was used car manager /Nissan manager/ relief sales manager / salesperson

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
I worked away in the mines, doing safety barrier installs and previous to that I ran my own tiling business.

What do you love most about your job?
I love that everyday there is someone new to meet and share an experience with

Where did you grow up?
I was born and bred on the Gold Coast

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
You have to jump in to swim.

JAY SUBAN

GWM 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?
12 years, technician/workshop controller, Assistant Service Manager and now Holden, Honda & Kia Service Manager.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Holden dealership in Melbourne where I did my apprenticeship there moved to Gold Coast.

What do you love most about your job?
Every day is different.

Where did you grow up?
Melbourne.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
TLC ‘Think Like A Customer’