New Penske NZ boss
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.
New Penske NZ director Jim Livermore