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Penske Power Systems appoints new Director Off-Highway
Penske Power Systems, a leading distributor of diesel and gas engines and power systems across
Australia and New Zealand, is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Smith to the
position of Director Off‐Highway, focusing on the mining, marine, industrial, rail, defence and
power generation markets.
The role was vacated by Hamish Christie‐Johnston in January following his promotion to the
position of Managing Director, Penske Power Systems.
Commencing in the role today, Matthew will manage Penske Power Systems’ off‐highway sales,
aftersales and engineering services.
“Matt has an extensive and varied background in senior commercial and leadership roles in mining
and related fields,” said Hamish.
“Matt is also passionate about improving how businesses work with customers, which, when
combined with his qualifications in law and commerce, make him a great fit for Penske.”
Keen to join Penske Power Systems, Matthew acknowledged the strong platform already in place in
the off‐highway team.
“In addition to delivering a superior product, Penske is renowned for its customer‐focused
philosophy which is aligned with my passion to develop successful relationships and high
performing teams,” said Matthew.
“I look forward to contributing to the Penske Power Systems business and building upon this great
Matthew comes to Penske Power Systems having most recently worked in senior management
roles at Orica and Westrac.