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Executive Team

Darryl Abotomey

Chief Executive Officer

  • Joined Burson October 2011 after leading the Private Equity backed buyout of the business
  • Former Director and CFO of Exego Group; Director and CFO of Paperlinx Limited and various Executive positions within Amcor Limited
  • Former Non-Executive Director of CPI Group
  • Extensive experience in business acquisitions, strategy, finance, and information technology

Andrew Schram

General Manager, Merchandising & Procurement

  • Joined Burson in February 1978
  • 40 years’ experience in the Automotive industry
  • 2 years as Council President of the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association and a member for 12 years
  • Extensive experience in procurement and inventory planning
  • Principal Responsibilities:
    • Merchandise Procurement, Warehouse and Distribution

Greg Fox

Chief Financial Officer

  • CFO with over 25 years’ experience in Automotive, Other Industrial and Public Accounting sectors
  • Previously CFO with private equity backed businesses of Atlas Steels and Plexicor/MCK, and held various senior financial roles within Amcor Limited
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant and former manager at KPMG
  • Principal Responsibilities:
    • Finance, Legal

Craig Magill

Executive General Manager, Burson Trade

  • Joined Burson in March 2012
  • 25 Years’ experience within the Automotive industry including Automotive Parts Aftermarket and Automotive Workshop
  • Former General Manager Zone & Operations at Repco, and General Manager RAC Automotive Services
  • Principal Responsibilities:
    • Oversight of Regional Management Team and Complete Store Operations
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Damien Hill

General Manager, Sales and Marketing

  • Joined Burson in December 2014 
  • Former General Manager Sales and Marketing at NGK
  • Over 15 Years’  experience in the Automotive Industry. Roles ranging from Product Management to Sales and Marketing Management
  • Qualifications; MBA, Diploma in Marketing, Radio Tradesman, Advanced Certificate in Electronics
  • AAAA National Council (Board Member)
    Australian 4WD Council (Board Member)
  • Principal Responsibilities:
    • Sales & Marketing, Major Accounts, Major Promotional Activity, Oversight of Sales Representative Program, Media Management

Peter Ruffy

Human Resources Manager

  • Joined Burson in November 2011
  • Formerly GM Human Resources with Silcar, a company providing engineering and construction services to telecommunications, manufacturing, power and mining industries. Previously worked in HR in airlines and manufacturing.
  • Principal Responsibilities:
    • Delivery of human resources systems and advice regarding workplace & organisational performance, occupational health & safety and issues that arise in the workplace.