Stuart Davies
Executive Chairman
Stuart has been in the automotive business for almost 39 years. In 1977, he managed the family's business, the Australian Battery Company. The company specialized in manufactured, wholesale and retail automotive batteries. The business quickly expanded across Australia until being sold in 1995. In 1991, the family business diversified into Club Assist supporting motoring clubs. Stuart headed up many different departments during the early years and moved to North America for two years to head up the North American expansion in 2001. Stuart was promoted to Group CEO of Club Assist in 2006. In 2017, Stuart and his brother sold their remaining shares in Club Assist to the Australian motoring clubs. As a part of the sale, Stuart took ownership of the European division, Club Logistics Services.
Bert Stellinga
General Manager
Bert has worked in the automotive industry for 20 years, as MD of multinational companies in the tyre industry for 13 years, last at Continental, growing a business through investments and development of teams in supply chain, marketing, IT and logistics. Bert holds a degree in international marketing and has lived and worked in the U.K. for six years whilst running the local organization for Dutch tyre manufacturer Vredestein. Recently studied at Insead University in Fontainebleau as well as IMD Lausanne.
Marcel van Zelm
Senior Account Manager
Marcel started working at Club Assist in december 2013 as Senior Account Manager, still works in this role at Club Logistics Services and he is part of the management team. Previous to Club Assist Marcel had worked 16 years in the Payment Industry as Account Manager and Market Manager. Marcel is 49 years old, married and father of 2 sons (18 and 12 years old). He lives in the southern part of The Netherlands.
Nicole de Haan
Hr Business Partner
Nicole joined Club Assist in September 2012 as HR Business partner for the European region. She still works as HR Business Partner for Club Logistics Services and is part of the management team. Nicole has 19 years’ experience as a HR professional in a corporate international environment. She worked over 10 years for Nike EMEA in different roles as HR generalist, HR specialist and recruitment consultant. Previous to Club Assist Nicole worked in the financial industry as HR Manager. Nicole has a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources.
Remco van Aken
Manager Supply Chain and IT Solutions