New Penske NZ boss

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PENSKE HAS A NEW BOSS IN NEW Zealand – for­mer Penske Power Sys­tems chief op­er­at­ing o cer Jim Liver­more hav­ing been ap­pointed the new di­rec­tor of Penske NZ.

e com­pany says that “with signi cant growth in both the Penske Power Sys­tems and Penske Com­mer­cial Ve­hi­cles busi­nesses in NZ over the last four years,” Liver­more will as­sume over­all re­spon­si­bil­ity for both busi­nesses – “en­sur­ing full in­te­gra­tion of ser­vices.”

Liver­more, who took up the role last month, “brings a wealth of ex­pe­ri­ence to the role,” says Penske.

Ran­dall Sey­more, pres­i­dent of Penske Trans­porta­tion Group In­ter­na­tional, says: “Jim has an ex­tremely strong back­ground in op­er­a­tional man­age­ment and busi­ness devel­op­ment, as well as be­ing a sea­soned leader.

“He has a great un­der­stand­ing of the on and o -high­way mar­kets, which will en­able him to iden­tify and max­imise the syn­er­gies be­tween the com­mer­cial ve­hi­cles and power sys­tems busi­nesses.

“Our growth in NZ has been very en­cour­ag­ing to date and Jim will over­see the con­tin­ued devel­op­ment of the op­er­a­tions as well as en­sur­ing we are de­liv­er­ing world-class ser­vice and e ciency for our cus­tomers.”

e com­pany says that Liver­more will be sup­ported by John Keenan at Penske Com­mer­cial Ve­hi­cles and Clin­ton Davies at Penske Power Sys­tems, “en­sur­ing busi­ness con­ti­nu­ity.”

Mean­time Penske has launched a new Aus­tralian and NZ web­site giv­ing users a com­plete overview of Penske’s suite of prod­ucts and ser­vices.

e web­site – found at www.penske.com.au and www.penske.co.nz – “demon­strates Penske’s on­go­ing com­mit­ment to the Aus­tralian and NZ mar­kets which are proudly rep­re­sented through lead­ing on and o -high­way busi­ness con­cerns: Penske Com­mer­cial Ve­hi­cles, Penske Power Sys­tems and Penske Truck Rental, as well as DJR Team Penske.”

e web­site show­cases the full port­fo­lio of Penske brands in­clud­ing West­ern Star Trucks, MAN Truck & Bus, Den­nis Ea­gle, MTU, Detroit and Allison Trans­mis­sion, in ad­di­tion to Penske Truck Rental.

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New Penske NZ di­rec­tor Jim Liver­more

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