Kevin Dennis – Managing Director
Kevin Dennis is the Managing Director of Penske Commercial Vehicles’ On-Highway business and dealer network.
Appointed as Managing Director in June 2016, Kevin is responsible for the operations and financial performance for Western Star Trucks, MAN Truck & Bus and Dennis Eagle.
Moving across from Penske Power Systems where, since October 2014, he served successfully as Director On-Highway, Kevin and his dedicated team took great leaps to reinvigorate the Detroit and Allison business and reputation across Australia and New Zealand.
As a previous member of the business under the MTU Detroit Diesel Australia brand, where he held various roles from 2011-13 including Branch Manager Victoria and Tasmania, Group Manager Off-Highway Markets, and Market Development Manager C&I and rail, Kevin has a proven track record of developing our market share and capitalising on growth opportunities.
Kevin has cemented his capabilities in global senior management roles with the Detroit Diesel Corporation, Daimler Trucks North America, and at Navistar International representing CAT Trucks’ brands throughout Australia-Pacific with roles including Managing Director and, before that, General Manager of Sales and Marketing.
Mark Mello – General Manager
Mark Mello is the General Manager of Sales at Penske Commercial Vehicles.
Appointed to this position in November 2015, Mark is responsible for sales of the Western Star Trucks, MAN Truck & Bus and Dennis Eagle portfolio, focused on delivering solutions whilst retaining clear vision for the long term for both customers and the business.
Having joined the organisation in July 2000, Mark has held a variety of roles since then within the sales, service and aftersales departments including as a General Manager and as a National Operations Manager.
With an extensive background in senior management, he is a proven leader with a strong history in team development and operational success. Overseeing a team of 34, Mark supports his staff in delivering positive outcomes through focusing on bespoke solutions.
Having started his working career as an apprentice heavy commercial vehicle technician, he has a good understanding of the transport business from the grass roots level.
Passionate about partnering with customers to ensure the perfect product fit, Mark drives his team to embrace new technologies and trends, and to adapt them to the needs of the customer.