Marena comes from a hospitality background, managing Restaurants and Cafes over a period of 7 years. She has a passion for great customer service and loves applying this to the automotive industry. Marena has always had a love for racing vehicles and motorbikes. Before joining us Marena worked as a Sales Consultant Trainee at West Auckland Nissan.
Simon has joined us here at Archibald & Shorter after a number of years within the group, working at Giltrap Audi. When he isn't selling cars, Simon is racing for team ANZ in the Jaguar e-Trophy series. He is thrilled to be representing Team Asia New Zealand, and is excited to be part of electric racing history.
Graham joined Archibald and Shorter as a dedicated Land Rover salesman. He brings with him a wealth of experience having worked within the Giltrap Group selling both Volkswagens and Audis for the past 13½ years. Graham is passionate about automobiles and loves any live car racing especially F1. His other interests are spending time with family and friends, particularly watching rugby or fishing.
Adam has a background in Hotel Management, working for 5 star hotels such as Hyatt over a period of 6 years. He places a huge emphasis on great customer service and has a passion for automobiles. Since childhood Adam has been a big fan of Land Rover and its extraordinary 4WD systems. Before joining us he spent 3 years working as a Brand Manager at Holden & Kia in West Auckland. In his spare time, Adam enjoys cooking for the family or training towards his Marathon goal.
Bruce comes to us after spending over 25 years as a Senior Sales Executive in the telecommunications industry. He is excited by this new venture, having grown up around the automotive industry, with a huge passion for all things cars. Bruce is looking forward to the new challenge and the massive change from what he has been doing.
Jamie originally came from England to pursue his passion for Football in New Zealand. An opportunity then arose for him to follow his interest in cars within the Giltrap Group. Jamie is extremely customer focused and loves learning more about the Jaguar and Land Rover brands each day.
Tony started in the automobile industry as a groomer for Ferrari and Masterati in his younger years. He progressed into a sales cadet-ship and then Salesman for Mercedes-Benz for 5 years. With a passion for sales and customer relationships Tony is excited about being a part of the growing brand of Volvo in New Zealand. In his spare time Tony loves spending time with his young family and competes in the odd Ironman Triathlon or two.
Frederic started his career as an automotive businessman back in 2009 at a BMW dealership close to Munich. After gaining more sales experience in Sydney and Abu Dhabi he has settled in Auckland. Frederic is passionate about cars and customer service. In his spare time Frederic loves spending time out and about and living an active lifestyle. He is looking forward to exploring more of this beautiful country.
Angus started off in the grooming department before joining the Volvo team as a sales cadet. He has a passion for cars and is very excited to be working for the Giltrap Group representing the largest growing luxury brand. In his spare time, Angus enjoys water sports and is part of a sponsored windsurfing team that competes around the country.
With over 25 years in the car industry, Chris has a wealth of experience and knowledge in luxury European brands. Being very customer focused and a great communicator, Chris has the passion and knowledge to make your car buying experience a pleasure. In his spare time Chris enjoys spending time with family. He loves sport including Touch Rugby and Golf.
Originally coming from the UK, Ben has been part of the Giltrap Group for almost his entire time in New Zealand. Having only sold German vehicles previously Ben jumped at the opportunity to work with an iconic British brand such as Land Rover. Ben is very passionate about 4WD cars so it’s a great fit for him. When not at work, Ben love's hanging out with his family and enjoying the fantastic NZ weather.
Connor started his automotive career with our grooming department, after gaining more knowledge for our brands, he jumped at the chance to move up into our Pre-Owned sales department where he can put his passion and knowledge to good use. Throughout his time in sales, he has become more and more enthusiastic about his career and is patient and helpful with his customers. In his spare time, Connor either works on his project car or spends time with friends and family.