Managing Director & CEO
Darryl is Managing Director & CEO of Bapcor Limited, having been appointed in October 2011. He is also Chairman of Bapcor Finance Pty Ltd. Darryl has more than 10 years’ experience in the automotive industry and extensive knowledge in business acquisitions, mergers and strategy. Previous Director and Executive roles have been with Repco, Paperlinx, Amcor, Signcraft and CPI. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in accounting and economics from the University of Melbourne.
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Greg has more than 25 years’ experience in the automotive, industrial and public accounting sectors. Greg joined Bapcor as Chief Financial Officer in 2012 with responsibility for finance, legal, business services, company secretarial and plays a key role in strategic initiatives. Greg was previously Chief Financial Officer at Atlas Steels and at Plexicor, which was a major supplier to the automotive industry. Greg also held various senior financial positions with Amcor after commencing his career as a Chartered Accountant.
Chief Operating Officer - Specialist Wholesale
Paul has been in the automotive industry for over 15 years and commenced with Automotive Brands Group in 2007 within their marketing department. Prior to his current role, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Aftermarket Network Australia under both Metcash and Bapcor ownership. Paul is now responsible for the Specialist Wholesale segment including AAD, Opposite Lock, Bearing Wholesalers, Baxters, Roadsafe and MTQ.
Executive General Manager - Development
Mat has over 15 years’ experience in the automotive, industrial and public accounting sectors. Mat commenced as Executive General Manager – Development within Bapcor in February 2016 and previously was the General Manager – Commercial of the ANA business. Prior, he held other roles with Amcor, General Motors and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. Mat is responsible for the development, co-ordination and consolidation of all strategies and plans for the expansion of Bapcor.
Executive General Manager - Trade
Craig has an extensive career in the automotive after-market industry spanning more than 25 years. Starting as a management cadet and working through most of the key operational and sales positions in after-market parts distributors. Before joining Bapcor, he was the General Manager of RAC’S (WA) automotive workshops, which was preceded by many years at Repco. He holds a Masters in Business from Melbourne University. Craig joined Bapcor February 2012 and is responsible for all aspects of the Burson Trade segment.
Executive General Manager - Retail
Peter is responsible for the Company and Franchise Retail Operations for the Autobarn, Autopro, Sprint, Midas and ABS networks. This includes development and implementation of retail programs across brand marketing, retail training, business field support, property management and new store development. Peter has spent over 30 years in Retail and has worked with a variety of national retail businesses most recently as GM Retail for the Amcal and Guardian Pharmacy networks.
Executive General Manager - Operations
Grant brings over 35 years’ experience in the automotive industry to Bapcor, holding various senior roles at components manufacturer RMP, new vehicle dealerships and within the Automotive Brands Group. Grant is responsible for the Group’s distribution centres and logistics as well as merchandise and product development, wholesale sales, replenishment and events within the Retail business unit.
Chief Executive Officer - Hellaby Automotive Group
Colin Daly has been chief executive officer of the Hellaby Automotive Group since April 2013. Colin has held senior leadership roles in the UK and NZ supermarket sector, led Repco’s businesses throughout Australasia and was CEO of Ideal and Rexel Electrical distribution businesses. Colin has a Post Grad Diploma in Operations Management and is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.