Our staff were asked to vote for their colleagues (one vote from each department) to help select the 2019 OGR Everyday Heroes. The winning employees are recognised for going over and above the expectations of their role.
Image (left to right): Bryce Roberts, Mark Vaughan, Janet Sturges, Gavin Doyle. Absent: Vicky Carrison.
Janet Sturges (Accounts Administrator) achieved 20 years of service with OGR.
Jamie Hunt (Reconditioning Technician) achieved 20 years of service with OGR.
No photo: Andrew Aberley (Parts Representative) achieveed 25 years of sevice with OGR.
In December 2018, Patrick Hughes won Apprentice of the Year for the 2nd year running.
In February 2018 Scott Fartch acomplished Kia Master Tech Status, becoming an expert mechanic for the KIA brand.
Daryl Watson (Workshop Foreman) achieved 20 years of service with OGR.
Nathan McEachern (Workshop Controller) achieved 20 years of service with OGR.
No picture: Shaun Sampson achieved 10 years of service with OGR.
Vicky Carrison took out OGR's Employee of the Year in 2018 for demonstrating excellence in the customer service arena.
OGR Holden was delighted to be awarded Holden Grand Masters title again in 2017, our fifth win in 6 years. The prestigeous award comes as a result of excellence in sales, customer service, aftersales delivery, training and other quality measures.
Pictured (left to right): Corey Crafter, Matthew Kuchel, Simon Phillips, Nathan McEachern, Stacy Fiegert, Catherine Kilsby, Daryl Hillier, Bryce Roberts.
Daryl Watson - received a Distinction for 2017 Tech Guild exams
Gavin Doyle - received Silver Level Certification in spare parts interpretaion
Matt Rebonds - received Gold Level Certification and passed his Tech Guild exams
Pictured (left to right): Daryl Watson, Gavin Doyle, Matthew Rebonds.
In December 2017, Daryl Watson acheived a top 3 position in the South Australia Holden Tech Guild Competition.
First year apprentice Patrick Hughes made us all proud when he took out the 2017 MTA Apprentice of the Year Award (Automotive Industry).
Seven OGR staff members received awards for sales excellence, customer service, aftersales delivery, training and other quality measures.To read more about OGR's success at the 2016 Holden Grandmasters awards, click here.
Pictured (left to right): Matt Cox, Bryce Roberts, Simon Phillips, Shayne Whennan, Catherine Kilsby, Daryl Hillier, Matthew Kuchel, Kym Sykes, Stacy Fiegert.
In December 2016, Barry Stafford (left) presented Peter Roberts from OG Roberts & Co with the Barry Maney OAM Service to Industry Award.
In December 2016 Joe Majdak (right) presented Aaron Jones with the Outstanding Academic Award for light vehicles.
In December 2016, Barry Stafford (right) presented Matthew Pitman with an Outstanding Automotive Second Year Apprentice Award.
Brendan Fleming reached Kia Master Tech Status In November 2016 through completion of comprehensive training to become an expert mechanic for the KIA brand.
Leigh McCracken worked for the OGR Service Department for 47 years and retired in September 2016. Leigh was a loyal employee and was greatly valued by management, staff and OGR customers. Congratulations Leigh on a mighty effort!
Pictured (left to right): Peter Roberts, Karyn Roberts, Leigh McCracken & Bryce Roberts.
Matthew Rebonds (Service Technician) reached his 10 year milestone with OGR.
Stacy Fiegert (Financial Controller) celebrated 15 years of service at OGR.
Shayne Whennan (Service Advisor) reached 15 years of service at OGR.
OGR celebrated 60 years in business in July 2016. To read about OGR's history, please click here.