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Morris Finance lands respected transport equipment executive

  • Posted on Tuesday 9th, July 2019.

Australia’s leading finance company, Morris Finance, has appointed Rod Cunningham as General Manager Sales - Transport & Equipment.

With over 20 years of sales and marketing experience, Cunningham joins the Morris Finance executive team from Barker Trailers where he recently held a senior management role.

Cunningham, who has worked throughout the heavy-duty road transport fields of manufacturing, import/export and whole and retail distribution, is a board member of the Heavy Vehicle Industry Association (HVIA) and has managed leading Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and ancillary equipment brands through to establishing new businesses from the ground up.

In addition to having facilitated company acquisition projects, Cunningham, along with overseas postings, is known for his practical 'hands-on' style.

He has also worked for Freighter/Maxitrans, Scania Australia, Jost Australia and Toyota Forklifts.

“I have always been passionately customer focused and therefore see a distinct alignment with Morris Finance values of excellence in customer service.” he said in an issued statement.

At Morris Finance he will specialise in financial solutions to OEMs, service retail dealerships through to end users, across all spheres of mobile plant and equipment.

Morris Finance Managing Director Nathan Murray said Cunningham's experience was a good fit for the young and vibrant team of employees.

"With Rod's skills and knowledge it will allow us to continue to evolve and grow as a group," he said.

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