Our People

Board of Directors

Stephen Lonie

Non-executive Chairman

BCom, MBA, FCA, FAICD, F Fin, FIMC

Stephen is a Chartered Accountant, with more than 38 years’ industry experience, and a former managing partner of the international accounting and consulting firm KPMG.

Stephen is currently a non-executive director of Corporate Travel Management Limited (ASX: CTD), Retail Food Group Limited (ASX: RFG) and MyState Limited (ASX: MYS). He is also the chair of Jellinbah Resources Pty Ltd, a major privately owned Queensland metallurgical coal producer.

Luke Trouchet

CEO and Managing Director

LLB, AIMM

Luke grew up working in the business his parents founded. After completing a Bachelor of Laws in 1996, Luke joined Apollo full time as sales and marketing manager.

Luke was appointed CEO and managing director of Apollo in 2001.

Karl Trouchet

CFO and Executive Director

BBus, MAICD

Karl grew up working in the business his parents founded. After completing a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting in 1997, Karl joined Apollo full time managing finance and strategic business planning.

Karl is actively involved in developing and managing new initiatives across all divisions of Apollo.

Sophie Mitchell

Non-Executive Director

BEc, GAICD, SF Fin

Sophie is an experienced professional in the financial industry and is a director of Morgans Financial Limited.

Sophie holds non-executive director roles in Silver Chef Limited (ASX: SIV) and Flagship Investments Limited (ASX: FSI). She is also a member of the Queensland Advisory Board for AustralianSuper, and is a board member of the Australia Council for the Arts.

Senior Management

Luke Trouchet

CEO and Managing Director

LLB, AIMM

Luke grew up working in the business his parents founded. After completing a Bachelor of Laws in 1996, Luke joined Apollo full time as Sales and Marketing Manager. Luke was appointed CEO and Managing Director of Apollo in 2001.

Karl Trouchet

CFO and Executive Director

BBus, MAICD

Karl grew up working in the business his parents founded. After completing a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting in 1997, Karl joined Apollo full time managing finance and strategic business planning. Karl is actively involved in developing and managing new initiatives across all divisions of Apollo.

Scott Fahey

Executive GM, Commercial and Operations

BBus, Ass. Dip Bus, MBA

Scott oversees every aspect of the customer experience for the rental and retail sales businesses. Prior to joining Apollo, Scott held management positions at Dreamworld and THL.

Paul Truman

Executive GM, Product

BMgmt

Paul is responsible for all aspects of the RV product life cycle including fleet management and manufacturing. Paul has 30 years of manufacturing experience.

Sandra Foerster

Executive GM, People and Culture

LLB, MBA

Sandra is responsible for Apollo culture, people strategies, work health and safety compliance and learning and development. She is an HR generalist with a strong business focus. Sandra has gained over a decade of RV industry experience after early career experience in sales and marketing.

Stacey Davis

Executive GM, Strategy & Special Projects

BBus, MBA

Stacey is responsible for the development and implementation of strategic initiatives across the business. She has over 15 years of experience at Apollo, and specialises in leading projects to drive revenue, innovation, process improvement and cost efficiency.

Daniel Kunzi

Executive GM, Rental Sales

Daniel is responsible for rental sales, and focuses on future growth both domestically and internationally. Daniel has 25 years of experience in leading sales in RV businesses. He is fluent in a number of languages.

Brian Gronberg

President and CEO, Apollo North America

Brian was a founding partner of CanaDream and has been the President and CEO since 1994. Brian is continuing in this role and providing support and leadership to the Apollo North America group.

Kelly Shier

COO and CFO, Apollo North America

Kelly is a chartered accountant with over 25 years’ experience in the RV industry. She oversees finance and operations for North America.

Peter Wataman

CIO

Peter is responsible for the development and delivery of e-commerce and technology initiatives and systems. Peter has 30 years of experience in enabling business growth through the use of technology in various industries. Prior to joining Apollo, Peter was Group CIO for Flight Centre Travel Group.

Peter Jans

Company Secretary

LLB (Hons), Grad. Dip (Ancient History), MA

Peter is an experienced legal professional and has over a decade of ASX listed board experience. Peter was previously group general counsel and company secretary for ERM Power Limited (ASX: EPW) and Queensland Gas Company Limited (previously listed on the ASX), and general legal counsel for CS Energy Limited. Peter is admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria, the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia.