Paul Rumsby - Kia General Manager
Paul is responsible for the overall daily operations at our Kia dealership in both Stevenage and Harlow and brings with him over 20 years-experience in the motor trade. Paul is an avid Fisherman so when he’s not at work he can be found relaxing by his local syndicate lake trying to outwit some rather large monsters that reside in it.
The Sales Team
Matthew Bentley – General Sales Manager
Matt has been working for the Ken Brown Group for over a year now and brings with him 15 years of experience originally starting as an apprentice technician. He enjoys playing football and is a massive fan of Watford FC. He enjoys holidays, eating out and learning new skills and is not a fan of love island. An interesting fact about Matt is that he has completed a course at the open university and has an AAT qualification in accounting. His favourite Kia is the Proceed.
Aaron Wright - Showroom Manager
Aaron has only just joined Ken Brown Stevenage has already made a positive impact into the sales department. Aaron has a wealth of knowledge in vehicle sales having worked within the industry for 6 years. In Aaron’s spare time he enjoys spending quality time with his family and early morning starts at his local gym.
Sonny Baxter – Sales Executive and Motability Specialist
Sonny has been part of the Ken Brown team for just under 1 year, previously he worked for Ford and also selling holidays. When Sonny isn’t at work he likes eating out with his friends. He also enjoys boxing and is a massive car enthusiast with loads of facts he can tell you. Sonny doesn’t like cricket or Arsenal! A fun fact about Sony is that he is one of ten siblings. His favourite Kia is the ProCeed GT-Line S.
Aqib Minhas - Sales Executive and Motability Specialist
Aqib is the newest member of the team and has a lot of previous customer service experience starting with Waitrose. He is recently married and is a big family man. He enjoys travelling and is always smiling. His favourite Kia is the Proceed.
Christian Clark - Sales Executive
Christian is fairly new to the motor trade industry but has petrol running through his veins as an ex motorcycle racer for Suzuki both nationally and internationally. Now in his more senior years, he enjoys motorcycle touring at a scenic pace and has to be reminded to take a day off work to rest!
Tony Duranti - Fleet Specialist
Tony has been running the Fleet department for Ken Brown Stevenage for the last 12 months and worked within the Kia Fleet department for over 5 years. Tony’s experience within the motor trade is in excess of 25 years.
In his spare time Tony likes playing Rugby or Scuba Diving, mining for Treasure.
Kevin Swendell - Delivery Logistics
Kevin was our Kia Regional Used Car Manager until he took retirement in 2017 but to still keep active Kevin helps us with delivering our vehicles nationwide. Although his 5 grandchildren age between 1-10 years there is always plenty to keep him busy.
The Service Team
Hina Sankaran – Service Manager
Hina has recently joined the Stevenage Service department but has previously worked for the group within a different brand. Her experience shines through within Management and has already made the role her own. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and whilst maintaining her general fitness.
Sam Gumble - Service Advisor
Sam has worked for Ken Brown since December 2020 and has a passion for interacting with customers. He is a friendly face to welcome you to our aftersales department. During his spare time he enjoys boxing and helping with multiple charity events. Sam hates spiders as he nearly drunk one and has terrified him ever since. His favourite Kia is the Stinger.
Martin Adams - Service Advisor
Martin is part of the aftersales team and Stevenage, he has been with Ken Brown since January 2020. Martin brings 32 years of trade experience with him previously working as a technician and workshop controller. He enjoys making people happy. During his spare time Martin spends time gardening and computer games. His favourite Kia is the Sorento.
Tanya - Service Advisor/Administration
Tanya has been with us for the last 5 years and is our horse-riding Service Advisor. When she’s not on horseback she’s being creative or looking back in time as she has a passion for history.
Graham Herridge - Technician
Graham recently joined the team last year and has more years of knowledge than the rest of the team put together with over 30 years of experience. To ease his busy work environment Graham enjoys spending time relaxing by his local fishing lake as well as a spot of motorcycling.
Thomas Bowman - Technician
Thomas is our newest member to the team and again brings with a wealth of knowledge. Thomas has been a Technician for over 8 years before joining Ken Brown at the beginning of this year. In his spare time he loves nothing better than building race cars for the track which include Honda’s and Nissan’s.
Eric Da Silva - Technician
Eric has been with Ken Brown for nearly three years but has been involved as a Vehicle Technician for over 7 years. Eric is just in the process of becoming an MOT tester as he is due to take his final exams. In his spare time Eric likes football, hanging out with friends and also cycling.
Mark Rattue – Technician
Mark is our most senior technician and has worked for Ken Brown for a number of years. Mark has had a recent addition to his young family and enjoys walking the dogs as well as photography in his spare time.
The Parts Team
Mark Parsons – Parts Advisor
Mark is the newest member to the Stevenage team and comes from a commercial parts background. This valuable experience gives him a knowledgeable insight into managing his new position. In Marks spare time him enjoys playing League Pool and playing football.
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