Honda Vehicles are located at these von Bibra Locations:

von Bibra Southport Auto Village von Bibra Robina Auto Village

Our 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 year – 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”

Martin Simpson

von Bibra Honda General Manager - Robina

How many years’ experience in the Auto Industry?
12 years with von Bibra

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
12 years - Salesperson,Sales Manager, General Sales Manager & now 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?
People - Both my team & our customers

Where did you grow up?
Gold Coast

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

Paul Forman

General Sales Manager - Ferry Rd

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

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
Over 30 years I have had many positions with von Bibra - Mechanic, Reconditioning Manager, Salesperson, General Manager, New Car Manager, Sales Manager and General Sales Manager.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
I have not worked for anyone else.

Where did you grow up?
Ulverstone Tasmania.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
'Ability- is what you are capable of.
Motivation – gets you doing it.
Attitude – determines how well you do it.
Habit – will keep you doing it.'

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.'

Kevin Jones

Service Manager – Ferry Rd

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

How many years have you worked for von Bibra & what position/s have you held?
9 years in total as both a Service Advisor & Service Manager.

Who did you previously work for and what was your role there?
Surfers City Holden - Technician, HSV Workshop Controller, Service Advisor.

What do you love most about your job?
Working as a team and exceeding our customers expectations!

Where did you grow up?
Sydney.

Favourite quote or best piece of advice given to you?
'Make the most out of life, you only get one chance!'

Richard Sibbald

Southport Honda Sales Manager

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!

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.