Michael Winkler joined Zagame Automotive as Chief Executive Officer in 2017.
Michael has a long career in automotive, most recently as the President and CEO for Bentley Motors Inc, USA and previous history as Managing Director of Jaguar Land Rover Australia and 29 years with Porsche in various assignments in the USA, Europe and 17 years as managing director of Porsche Cars Australia.
As a first and foremost love of cars with a deep passion and enthusiasm for the history and future direction of automotive in Australia, a desire to permanently relocate back to Australia has brought Michael back to Melbourne.
In the role of CEO, Michael is responsible for the Zagame Group’s Automotive Division with a focus on the financial performance of the brands as well as the strategic planning for opportunities to further expand the business.
Michael believes that the key to the business success is the hands-on family approach built on an extensive hospitality background and it is within this business that he intends to build on these existing values.