Prior to starting the company in 1993 Keith had been involved in a family manufacturing business for over 20 years. The skills he has acquired over the past 40 years are well utilised while he heads up the R&D team at Bosston.
Keith is voluntarily involved with community activities that support the youth.
Carl joined Bosston Auto Bodies in 2001 as a Sales consultant after a working in engineering, boiler making and hydraulic fitting for 6 years. Quickly advancing his knowledge by undertaking various business and finance courses, by 2006 Carl transitioned into Sales and Marketing manager and with continuing experience and increasing responsibility from 2009 -2015 took the role General Manager. In 2016 Carl was further promoted to the company’s Managing Director. Never the less Carl’s approach to the business is hands on and remains actively in the day to day running . Carl enjoys strategic thinking and development of new ideas, both processes and products. As MD this gives Carl scope to influence sales, marketing, finance and operations.
Outside of the work environment Carl enjoys and supports charitable organisation such as the Rapid Relief Team www.rapidreliefteam.org and voluntary supports his children’s private school.
Terry Fawkes started an apprenticeship with the company in 1998 and in the recent years has taken a senior management role. Whilst in charge of operations he has seen the production grow over 600% and has completed a number of business courses.
Terry enjoys innovating and building. There is always something new to build and a new way of building it at Bosston Auto Bodies.
Jessica Vidoni joined Bosston as the HR & OHS Manager in early 2018. Jessica has over 10 years’ HR and Industrial Relations experience working across a number of industries including mining, transport to education. Jessica held senior HR and IR positions in both government and private sectors for companies including Argyle Diamonds (Rio Tinto), Australian Railroad Group, Aurizon and private educational institutions. Throughout her career Jessica has had significant experience in strategic planning and management of organisational change initiatives.
Jessica studied at the University of Western Australia completing a Science and Commerce double degree majoring in Human Resources, Industrial Relations and Psychology. She has also completed a Graduate Certificate in Legal Studies at Queensland University of Technology. Most recently Jessica received national accreditation as a Mediator from the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators and completed a Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.
Lorraine joined Bosston in 2017. She has over 10 yrs experience working in the motor industry within dealerships and over 10 yrs working as an assistant strata manager
Lorraine relocated to Perth from Sydney in Jan 2017 and enjoys travelling, camping, the outdoors & animals.
Russell Hitch joined Bosston as a welder in 2008 and has since been involved in various operations, finance and sales roles. He has a passion for efficiency and is responsible for the implementation of lean systems in the factory.
Russell has completed Business Studies cert 3, competitive systems and practices cert 4 and training in human resource management.
Russell enjoys recreational outdoor activities and sports.
Sharyn Eilers joined Bosston Auto Bodies in November 2010 as a front line Customer Services Officer, transitioning into a Sales position in January 2014. In 2007, Sharyn left a 20 year General Insurance career in New Zealand (her last 11 years were with Vero Insurance, Auckland as a Claims Team Leader) following her mining husband to Kalgoorlie. Sharyn worked in retail for Retravision for two years then became the sole staff and Insurance Manager for SGIO insurance in Kalgoorlie.
The SGIO office was housed inside a local pharmacy and Sharyn also became an administrator for the pharmacy, plus co-ordinator to the chairman of a committee of local businessmen canvasing for a community bank within Kalgoorlie. Sharyn enjoyed the experience and the opportunity to meet the locals.
Moving from Kalgoorlie to Perth and joining Bosston, Sharyn primarily looks after Bosston’s Recreational customers and more recently also the Service role for parts, spares, servicing and warranties. A farmer’s daughter, Sharyn is familiar with 4WD’s and machinery and so always enjoys being able to spend time in the outdoors with family and friends whenever she can.
Brian joined Bosston as Sales Representative in 2006. With many years of senior sales and operations experience, Brian has been able to assist guiding a team of dedicated sales staff to the position the company now has in a dynamic market. Brian has also continued his studies in sales and marketing, lean manufacturing, negotiation and currently customer contact.
Brian’s prior experience in holding a responsible position in manufacturing and design has been a great help in providing solutions for our valued customers.