THE PRESTON HIRE TEAM

To ensure we deliver quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively on a multitude of projects for customers across Australia, we have an exceptionally skilled team throughout our company who are equipped to meet and address every challenge in the highly professional manner clients have come to count on from Preston Hire.

From our office administrators to our delivery team, our people will support you and give you the Preston Hire ‘Can Do’ attitude from day one because we understand the pressures you face and the need to get on with every project without any delay.

Whether in off-site planning or on-site performance, the Preston Hire team are here as your project partners and are dedicated to providing a quality equipment hire resource and customer service you can always count on.

SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM

MARKUS PRESTON - Group Managing Director

Group Managing Director, Markus Preston originally started with the company in 1991 and spent nine years working in every facet of operations. The positions held entailed:

  • Supplier and logistics management
  • Managing client relationships and tendering
  • Management of steel fabrication processes
  • Labour management
  • Accounting and finance
  • Securing, maintaining and managing the rights over SuperDeck™ intellectual property.

Markus took over responsibility for day-to-day operations in 2000, becoming Owner and Managing Director of the Preston Group in 2003 and subsequently acquiring Preston Hire from his father in 2004.

DAVID SERG - Group General Manager

David has over 20 years of management experience across a variety of industries including self-storage, removals, car parking, accommodation, construction hire equipment and property and is a former President of the Self Storage Association of Australasia.

In 2004 David established his own consulting and management company and has consulted to, or managed, over 60 businesses throughout Australia and Asia including the co-founding of businesses in self-storage, removals and car parking.

In 2008, David Serg commenced work with the company as a consultant and over an 18 month period was instrumental in:

  • The re-engineering of its operations, sales and marketing
  • Repositioning of the brand and its products
  • Geographic expansion to facilitate Australia-wide coverage

In 2012, David joined Preston Hire on a permanent basis and continues to be a driving force in our growth and success.

LINDSAY JONES - Group Finance & Business Manager

Lindsay brings over 20 years experience in senior Financial, Commercial and Operational roles, including Group Financial Controller, Commercial and Operations Manager in a range of private, entrepreneurial, national and internationally owned businesses.

This includes over 14 years in the Hire and Rentals Industry – 6 years servicing the Hospitality, Commercial and Healthcare sectors and 8 years servicing the Construction, Infrastructure and Special Event sectors. His other industry experience includes, B2B Industrial Services, Materials Handling, Logistics, Distribution, B2C Communications, HVAC, Manufacturing, Retail and Financial services.

A Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants, he has a track record of driving growth and improvement in complex business environments and highly competitive markets through proactive financial stewardship, control and compliance of multi-site industrial organisations.

JENNY GROSVENOR - Group Business Support Manager

Jenny Grosvenor’s role encompasses overall management of our HR/WHS systems. She is responsible for the property, people, policies and the processes for the group, ensuring we are consistently managing the key elements and satisfying all legal obligations to assure our customers that we will always have the most efficient, reliable and competitive equipment on the market. Jenny has a Diploma of Business (Human Resources) and a Bachelor of Science (Wool and Pastoral Science).

Ronan Maguire – Group National Accounts Manager

Ronan Maguires’ role is to ensure we are focussed on our customer’s needs. Working closely with key people of some of the largest construction companies in Australia, Ronan leads the way in working with them on all aspects of customer service. Having 20 years Sales & Marketing experience across Manufacturing, Recruitment, FMCG, and Construction industries he has Batchelor of Business (Marketing) & Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movements).

Mike Thomas – Group Operations Manager

Mike Thomas’s role within the Preston Hire Group, involves overseeing and having responsibility for all activities within the group which contribute to the effective supply of goods and services and to create the highest level of efficiency possible. He manages the ongoing improvements of all operating systems and strives for organisational effectiveness. Mike has a Diploma in Sales & Marketing and is currently completing a Diploma in Project Management”

DISCOVER THE WORLD OF THE PRESTON HIRE GROUP

Services

SERVICES

Construction industry experts rely on Preston Hire for more than just retractable loading Superdeck hire, we also also offer SuperCrane, SuperElevate, SuperSiteStorage, SuperPropping and SuperService.
Safety

SAFETY

Preston Hire is committed to creating a workplace that is injury, illness and incident free. Our strict WHS, environmental and quality policies and procedures in place to ensure that we are recognised by our customers and peers...

About

Discover the long list of clients and company testimonials and realise why they rely on the Preston Hire and why they entrust our help and products for some of the biggest developments in Sydney and Australia...

NEWS

Established in 1969, Preston Hire has seen a great deal of change in the industry, yet one thing has always remained the same: hard work, attention to detail, getting the job done and done well.