Meet The 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 StraussCEO / 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 WrightDealer 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 KokGeneral 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.
Stuart CruickshanksNew Car Manager
Stuart’s passion and dedication is evident as soon as you meet him. With several years under his belt in the automotive industry, Stuart is a Kia man through and through - there’s not too many people around who know more about Kia than Stuart. Part of the leadership team here at Berwick Motor Group, Stuart understands the value that every single staff member plays in the total customer experience here at Berwick Kia.
John JabbourUsed Car Manager
John has a wealth of experience in automotive, having worked across multiple brands. John cut his teeth in auto with Berwick Motor Group, and after a brief hiatus he has returned to the fold at Berwick Kia. If there’s something you want to know about just about any car, John is man to ask.
Russell NassService 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.