The Jaguar Richmond Team
Mike Shami | General Manager
Mike has been with Cowell Auto Group since 2006. He loves spending time with family and friends. On a sunny day you are most likely to find him standing behind the BBQ entertaining.
Daniel Chaw | Sales Manager
Daniel is an amateur photographer and golfer. He enjoys taking his family out for dine dining. Daniel says he is always learning from other, in order to improve on his 20 plus years of automotive experience.
Paul Ladaroute | Sales Manager
Paul was born and raised in the lower mainland and has been involved in all things automotive since he was old enough to walk. In his spare time you can find Paul cooking with his family and friends, paddle boarding at Crescent Beach, hiking, fishing or skiing up at Whistler Mountain or, up in the back country with his Discovery and the local Land Rover Off Road Club.
Tony Bishouty | Sales Manager
Tony has always had a passion for cars and has been in the automotice industry for over 6 years. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, having barbeques, and working on home improvements.
Monica Chan | Brand Specialist
Monica is the mother of two beautiful daughters. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her famuly, and she loves finding new Japanese restaurants to try.
Henry Cheung | Brand Specialist
Henry loves to shop, especially for designer brand names... well he used to - Henry is recently married. If the newlyweds were to stick with one cuisine for the rest of their lives, you would probably see them at a Japanese restaurant every day.
Jason Lo | Brand Specialist
Jason was born and raised in Hong Kong. He loves travelling to Japan. From a loyal customer to an employee, he really enjoys the Jaguar Land Rover experience.
Andrew White | Brand Specialist
Andrew is an Avid Golfer and Snowboarder and loves all things luxury. He is a self-proclaimed connoisseur of fine foods and a lover of all animals.
Su Li | Brand Specialist
Su is new to the car business, but he is absolutely loving it! he is also a certified sommelier, so you can consult him to pick a bottle of wine for you.
Alex Sadeghi | Brand Specialist
Alex is a luxury connoisseur, an avid tennis player. He enjoys extreme sports and traveling. He has a passion for artistic and culinary arts, culture, philosophy and astronomy. When not working you can find him sailing or skiing depending on the season. He is a Semi vegan and fully organic. His family is his world.
Tyler Hamade | Brand Specialist
Tyler grew up playing every sport imagineable; as such Tyler has become a huge sports enthusiast. When he's not at work, you can find him running the seawall, throwing a football with friends, or eating at his favourite Pho spot.
Ray Cao | Brand Specialist
Ray has over ten years of experience in helping individuals with luxury premium vehicles. He loves to look after his customers, ensuring an excellent customer service experience.
Lei Jin | Brand Specialist
Lei enjoys dealing with different people and helping them find the perfect vehicle for their lifestyle. He loves to travel in his spare time, seeing different parts of the world and learning about new cultures.
Andy Ho | Brand Specialist
Andy is a seasoned hospitality professional with renowned multinational corporations. He strives to provide exceptional customer service and extraordinary purchase experiences.
Arjan Rasapour | Brand Specialist
Arjan was born in Hamilton, Ontario. He is an avid car aficionado with a taste for driving many sports cars. His current car collection includes an E46 BMW M3, and a MK7 Golf R. He is looking to expand his collection with his time at Cowell Auto Group's Jaguar Land Rover of Richmond. He also loves golf and soccer. If you want to find him at our dealership, just look for his big smile!"
Vic Yang | Brand Specialist
Vic was born and raised in mainland China, and came to Canada 12 years ago as an international student. He has lived and travelled all over Canada, from the east coast to west, finally settling in BC in 2012. Vic is fluent in both English and Mandarin and understands the importance of excellent customer service.
Peter Chiang | Brand Specialist
Peter did not plan on being in the automotive business, but after car shopping for his family he found it was a right career for him. Outside of work, he enjoys playing piano, working out, and watching movies.
Jeffrey Liu | Delivery Specialist
Jeffrey is a car and motorcycle enthusiast who enjoys sharing his knowledge and passion with others. He continually strives to improve his skills as both a driver and rider on the track. In his spare time, Jeffrey likes to to travel and experience new cultures, spend time with his two dogs, and is always looking for new dessert places to try.
Daniel Lam | Delivery Specialist
I am an avid enthusiast of cars and music. On weekends, I enjoy watching Formula 1 races on TV and detailing my car. In the future, I hope to watch Jaguar’s team race in Formula E.
Josh Yang | Business Manager
Josh from Beijing, China and joined Cowell Auto Group in January 2010. Josh likes anything that involves an engine. He loves driving and travel.
Sherry Che | Business Office Manager
Sherry loves animals and adopted a cat two years ago. She loves travelling, hiking and hanging out with friends. Sherry considers herself a foodie and loves to find good restaurants.
Chang Su | Business Office Manager
Chang enjoys all kinds of outdoor activities. She loves playing tennis and hiking during summer, and skiing during winter. You will also find her enjoying a good patio time when the sun is out.
Otto Penner | Fixed Operation Manager
Otto was born in Brazil. He is a fan of muscle cars and appreciates cars that pass the test of time. In his spare time you will find him fixing something or just spending time with his wife and three children. Snow skiing in the winter or RVing in the summer. Ask him about his VW Jetta that has travelled 700 thousand kms.
Jennifer Perkins | Assistant Parts Manager
Jennifer is a multi-talented individual. She’s a proud mother and coach that is equally as supportive as she is hands-on both at work and at home.
Arc Arduini | Assistant Service Manager
Arc appreciates exotic cars, his gem is a 1984 Alfa Romeo GTV.6 which has been rebuilt from the group up. He also enjoys family, sports, fashion, and his years playing music with his band. Ask him where to find a good plate of pasta...
Hardev Dehal | Warranty Administrator/Service Advisor
If Hardev is not inside a hockey arena or race track, you can often find him relazing at home, geeking out in front of his own custom home theater system!
Nelson Shum | Service Advisor
Nelson is an avid hockey and motorsports fan. In his spare time you will find him riding his bike, snowboarding or tinkering with his own car.
Arthur Smith | Service Advisor
Arthur doesn't mind work but his dream would be sitting on a private beach, with his phone off, drinking a whiskey sour. He loves watching and playing Ice Hockey but thinks Roller Hockey is stupid.
Ralf Li | Service Advisor
Ralf is a former professional basketball player from china. He has a good knowledge of Chinese history. Ralf has completed his 4th year technician apprecnticeship.
Nick Hunter | Parts Representative
Nick enjoys multiple genres of music. With his extensive humor and impersonations he’s a great addition to the parts team.
Roxane Jirku | Parts Representative
Roxanne is very quick, witty, and precise at her job, which is indicative of her amazing outgoing personality. She enjoys her coffee and is always fashionable in her steel toe boots.
Erik Romistrowicz | Parts Representative
Erik has been in the automotive industry for 24 years. He has a meticulous eye for modern and vintage motorcycles and a true love for “American Muscle” cars. In his free time he likes to travel to warm climates and enjoys a hearty meal.
Scott Thompson | Parts Representative
Scott enjoys a good beverage after a long hard day at work. You can often find him spending time with his dog Parro or planning the next big trip.
Nabeel Yoaeel | Service Lot
Nabeel, born in Iraq enjoys living in Vancouver. His idea of a good day would be one spent at the beach with his wife, enjoying a Kebab on the BBQ
Fadi Yunan | Service Lot
Fadi was born in Iraq. Away form work, he enjoys going to a park with his wife and three children, or spending a quiet evening at home watching a movie with his family.
Hussein Ladha | Service Support
Hussein loves the finer things in life, Classic and Exotic Sports Cars. When not working, you might find him coaching his youngest son's hockey team or older son's challenger baseball team. He loves watching car and home renovation shows. You might also find him enjoying a hockey game (Hab Fan) with his wife and 2 boys.
Brian Soo | Service Support
Brian joined the Cowell Auto Group in 2014. During his free time he enjoys exploring new restaurants and working out. He believes that it’s all about a happy balance between food and exercise.
Kevin Fong | Service Support
Kevin loves to spend time with his friends, family, and dog Tazo. He is always inspired to improve and grow relaying it through his positive attitude.
Hannah Wiebe | Service & Warranty Administrator
Hannah enjoys the sweeter things in life including spending time with her husband. She has a big-heart and is always looking to lend a hand when you need her. Food, Traveling, and Family are three very important parts of her life.
Vanco Peng | Service Appointment Coordinator
Vanco was born and raised in Kunming. After spending some time in Vancouver she loved what this beautiful city had to offer and decided to move here. Fun fact: she’s traveled to over 26 cities within 11 countries while taking 13 courses during her undergraduate career.
Glenda Chou | Service Appointment Coordinator
Glenda lives by the motto: DREAM, BELIEVE, ACHIEVE. She is a lover of all things fashion, travel, and fast cars.
Vanessa Low | Service Appointment Coordinator
Vanessa is a wanderluster as she loves traveling and experiencing what the world has to offer. She enjoys a challenge and is a strong believer in a healthy active lifestyle. She’s always looking forward to the next new adventure she can conquer.
Gerald Carrington | Shop Foreman
Gerry joined the Cowell Auto Group in 2001. He has a love for expensive tools and muscle cars.
Jacky Chan | Land Rover Technician
Jacky has two beautiful children. On his days off he enjoys inventing new things and finding the next best thing to invest in.
Philip Lam | Land Rover Technician
Philip was born and raised in Vancouver. A huge hockey fan on and off the ice. He enjoys spending time with his wife and three young boys who keep him very busy!
Walter Lew | Land Rover Technician
Walter, born and raised in Vancouver, is an avid Canucks Fan and can be found at the games! He enjoys all that the great outdoors experience has to offer (year round) . Walter loves indulging in all the luscious foods Vancouver has to offer, and loves coming home to his loving family.
Jerry Liu | Land Rover Technician
Jerry was born and raised in Taiwan and moved to Canada in 1996. He enjoys snowboarding, photography, video games, and spending time with family and friends.
Russell Owen | Land Rover Technician
Russ is a fan of playing and watching sports. Hockey is the greatest sport on Earth. He has 2 young boys and spends most of his free time with the family.
Farshid Tabari | Land Rover Technician
Growing up a soccer fan, living in this beautiful city has turned Farshid also into a Canuck Fan. Farshid always enjoys having a good laugh with friends.
Qumars Yorish | Land Rover Technician
Qumars likes to go to the gym and work out. He also enjoys running and his favourite sport is soccer, which he tries to play when he has free time. Qumars loves spending time with his family and watching his 2 little girls grow up!
Liang (Bryce) L Zeng | Land Rover Technician
Bryce enjoys spending spare time with his family. In fact he can be found sitting on a cold bench watching his daughter figure skate on most days.
Eric Maitland | Land Rover Technician
Eric married his High School sweetheart and together they have a beautiful daughter and twin boys. As a family they enjoy watching Canucks hockey and spending time together at their vacation property along with their dog, Maggie. Eric also enjoys going golfing, when he has "free - time".
Mohammed Khan | Land Rover Technician
Born and raised in Fiji. Mohammad has grown to love Rugby and Soccer. Recently he attended the Rugby Sevens and is already looking forward to the next match that arrives in Vancouver.
Humphrey Chau | Land Rover Technician
Humphrey is always looking for the next big race he can conquer. You can find him being a big part of the community whether it is local or across the ocean. With his skills he can save lives, build houses, and fix cars.
Kenneth Cruz | Land Rover Technician
Kenneth is currently in the process of learning Chinese. He is a food lover and enjoys his job and the company of his girlfriend.
Derek Fung | Land Rover Technician
If Derek is not at work you can find him racing outdoors on his Ducati around a motorcycle race track. He enjoys a good musical entertainment followed by a good night’s rest.
Nima Kazemian | Land Rover Technician
Nima enjoys team building. Much like our other technicians in the shop he loves exotic cars and spending time at the gym with some good Drake jams.
Danny Kuang | Land Rover Technician
Danny can name a few hot travel sports that you should take a look at and likes the warm sunny weather involved with a good vacation. He’s the kind of guy that will always be there to offer a listening ear and crack a joke when you need it.
Philip Lam | Land Rover Technician
Philip was born and raised in Vancouver. A huge hockey fan on and off the ice. He enjoys spending time with his wife and four young boys who keep him very busy!
Raymond Wong | Land Rover Technician
Motorcycles, Luxury cars, and Movies are a few things that Raymond is fond of. Contrary to most, he is not bothered by the baby bunnies that roam the streets of the Automall.
James Herzog | Jaguar Technician
James is a food guru. When it comes to whipping up a storm in the kitchen he can create the next best meal or baked good that will have you craving more. He also enjoys authentic classic luxury vehicles and can make beautiful stained glass windows. How’s that for talent.
Richard J Price | Jaguar Technician
Richard is one of our British Lads. You can often find him at the next sporting event whether it be hockey, a good game of “footie” (soccer), or even rugby just to name a few.
Brandon Murthi | Jaguar Technician
Brandon is a fan of all sports, especially hockey. He loves building his car and enjoys racing it on the track. In his spare time he likes to go out and spend time with friends.
Trevor Wong | Apprentice Technician
You can often find Trevor shooting hoops at the next basketball court or in the shop fixing his car. He’s a technician in the making.
Ray Cai | Apprentice Technician
Ray is currently in the process of continuing his apprenticeship at JLR. He is a car enthusiast and if you’re looking for him you may often find him working on tires in the tire room.
Brendan Grant | Apprentice Technician
Graham Hull | Parts Driver
Graham, though always on the road at work, is also a husband, father, and sport fanatic. He enjoys a good jam at a concert and reading a good book. Why not throw in some good roller ball and he will be well on his way to scoring his next goal.
Karl Cloutier | Parts Representative
Karl is an active automotive fanatic that enjoys the race tracks and meets. He has impeccable memory and a fine eye for detail when it comes to the next new mod that can be fitted to his vehicle.
Jessica Liggett | Parts Representative
Jessica is a recent addition to the parts team. Her ability to always have a smile on her face and offer a helping hand is one of her admirable traits.