Our Team

Our highly experienced Berwick Kia team are here to help you. Whether it’s finding the perfect new or used car, servicing and repairs, genuine Kia parts, or just a cup of coffee!

Nick Strauss - CEO / Managing Director

Nick entered the automotive industry in 1997 and has since become a trusted automotive industry leader. With experience across many motoring brands and some of Australia’s biggest and well known retail groups, Nick's automotive passion and knowledge is vast. During his hectic schedule Nick is still a very hands on operator and loves involvement with staff and interacting with customers.

Mark Wright - Dealer Principal

Mark has spent 25 years in the automotive industry, specialising in the areas of customer service and customer experience. Being a husband and a father Mark believes that if we serve the person in front of you, giving them your total attention you will go a long way to 100% customer satisfaction. He knows we can offer our clients the highest value for their motoring dollar on any motor vehicle, which is why Mark loves the Kia brand.

Paul Kok - General Sales Manager

Paul has had over 15 years of automotive sales experience encompassing all areas of sales both in Australia and internationally. Paul is a people person; his career being built on exceptional customer service. He sees sales as an opportunity to meet and learn from interesting people, crack a few jokes and make new friends. Paul is a father of 3 and likes nothing more than spending time in the garden with the family, or on his motorcycle. At work he loves to motivate the team into providing an outstanding experience for everyone who walks through the doors.

Andrew Ng - Sales Manager

Andrew’s passion and dedication is evident as soon as you meet him. Although only young, Andrew has several years under his belt in the automotive industry and has grown through the ranks at Berwick Motor Group to become a Sales Manager. Having worked from the ground up, Andrew understands the value that every single staff member plays in the total customer experience here at Berwick Kia. And there’s not too many people around who know more about Kia than Andrew.

Shannon Whitford – Used Car Manager

Shannon has a wealth of experience across multiple brands and a vast knowledge of used vehicles. His real passion is the rare and custom vehicles he comes across on a daily basis, spending hours going over every inch of the car. If there’s something you want to know about just about any car, Shannon is your one and only source of information.

Russell Nass - Service Manager

Having spent just over 18 years working with Kia, Russell brings his wealth of knowledge and experience to Berwick Kia, and manages the entire service department. A multi award winner, Russell has represented Kia Australia in Global Advisor Skills Competition. He’s also very good at making a great coffee and loves nothing more than talking to clients about their car.

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