Commercial Cleaning
Hotel / Hospitality Services

 

SYDNEY OFFICE CALL - 1300 576 730

CANBERRA OFFICE CALL
Robert Lillington - General Manager - 0499-118 520
Reetu Sharma - Office Manager – 0401 082239

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about gavs group

management team

Our business model involves sourcing and  utilising experienced management staff who understand each client’s industry and requirements. When we select a member of our management team we make sure that they are committed to our three core principles, outlined below.

 

  1. Teamwork—we ensure that all  management team members are committed to helping each other in pursuit of the total satisfaction of our clients' needs.
  2. Latest technology—we ensure that our management team are kept up-to-date with the latest in cleaning technologies, understand the cost and implementation of these innovations, and can assist our clients in identifying when these may be needed.
  3. Excellence—we ensure that our management team has an understanding of the high standards offered to and expected by our clients.

Victor Lopes (General Manager): Victor has over 23 years experience in corporate management of cleaning services. His industry background includes managing a staff of over 120 people employed in the Qantas Club Lounges at Sydney Airport Terminals T1 and T2, the Sydney Opera House, Macquarie University, the University of Sydney and numerous government sites, including the Department of Defence. His extensive knowledge of flooring issues, chemicals and cleaning equipment makes him highly valued by all clients that meet with him to discuss their varied requirements. Victor is also extremely diligent in making sure all jobs are comprehensively specified in writing so that misunderstandings are avoided and client budgets are protected. He has an extremely keen eye for the detail needed to spot areas that require attention in the cleaning process, to the extent that clients are often impressed when they hear Victor's solution for a problem they hadn't even been aware of. 


Alan Serebro (Marketing Director): Alan has over 25 years business experience gained in three continents: the USA, South Africa and Australia. His extensive knowledge of marketing has led to the acquisition of numerous key clients for the business. Alan is involved in developing the lead generation of new clients via the telesales department, and he has also been instrumental in implementing innovations in our marketing materials and strategies via the internet and print mediums. Alan is also involved in assisting with the sourcing of new suppliers and purchasing for the company. He has a Bachelors Degree (Univ of Cape Town, South Africa), Management Diploma (Univ of San Diego, California) and an Advanced Management Diploma (Stanford Univ, California). Alan also has extensive experience in the finance and leasing field, having been director of a Sydney-based leasing and trade finance company.


Jose Pacheco (Operations Manager): Jose has over 25 years cleaning experience and extensive knowledge of the many major buildings in Sydney that he has serviced over the years. Jose also has a particular skill in dealing with cleaning emergencies caused by floods, fire damage, chemical spills or bird waste. In addition, he has both experience and expertise in the area of special event cleaning. Jose uses his knowledge of chemicals and cleaning equipment to quickly solve the problem of unexpected or unusual stains or marks on any floor or surface area. He takes great care to make sure all quotes for clients are based on giving our staff the adequate amount of time required to deliver an exceptional service.


Elizabeth Vega – Operations Manager . Elizabeth has over 25 years cleaning experience both in commercial and hospitality areas- both in Hong Kong and Australia. Elizabeth will also be assisting in the management of cleaning services to our medical office clients and hospitals.


Robert Lillington (National Hospitality Manager): Robert has worked for many years in senior positions in the corporate lounge divisions of a number of airlines, assuming responsibility for managing large numbers of hospitality staff. Robert joined the GAVS Hospitality Division to expand the group into the hotel services sector and to promote housekeeping and maintenance of public areas to our growing number of hospitality clients. His hotel services background covers nearly 30 years in the business, including international experience in Macau for the Venetian Hotel Group and hotels in Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Canberra and New Zealand (SPHC Group). With extensive knowledge of hotel KPI requirements and attention to detail, Robert has spearheaded the growth of the group's hospitality sector. Robert has a Dupont Workplace Health and Safety Diploma, is HAACP accredited and also has a Senior Level Hotel Diploma.

 

Vijay Vijendra, ACMA, CGMA, (Financial Controller): Vijay, former senior manager of Ernst and Young Chartered Accountants, manages our finance division. With over 20 years experience in strategic planning, forecasting, budgeting and financial analysis, he is as highly valued member of the management team. Vijay has worked for a variety of large companies in the United Kingdom, the USA, Sri Lanka and Australia.