MEET THE TEAM

DAN MADDEN

Position: Managing Director

Branch: Brisbane

Dan is a visionary which is the main reason for Prime’s current stability and growth. He regards all employees as his extended family and is highly regarded for this. Dan enjoys nothing more than working out a technical problem with one of his tradies.

Phone: 0418 183 636

LES SALTER

Position: Corporate Manager

Branch: Head Office – Gladstone

Les is a qualified accountant and is responsible for finances, accounts, forecasts and budgets. Les has many years of ‘life’ experience and is used as a mentor to the new wave of decision makers.

Phone: 0407 163 562

JOE AUSTIN

Position: General Manager

Branch: Head Office – Gladstone

Joe is Prime’s leader and has been with Prime for 18 years. He has a background as an electrician working both alone in the bush and for major industrial plants. So not surprisingly Joe is strong on safety, taking responsibilities and meticulous on detail. Joe leads by example!

Phone: 0419 721 681

DEB SMILLIE

Position: Office Manager

Branch: Head Office – Gladstone

Deb is Prime’s ‘go to’ person. Be it advice on payroll matters, HR issues, IT problems or a good dose of encouragement and support. Deb has strong experience in administration and accounts.

Phone: 07 4976 8110

KYLE ROGERS

Position: Shutdown Logistics Manager

Branch: Mackay

Kyle has a background of managing workshops and branch operations in the equipment rental sector and is ideally suited to oversee Prime’s shutdown and logistics division.

Phone: 0407 386 062

DAVID BRIMS

Position: Moranbah Branch Manager

Branch: Moranbah

David has worked in the mining industry for over 15yrs with experiences in hardrock and coal. Also being a Moranbah local now for 13yrs,with the understanding of the challenges that come with the Moranbah area, we are always looking to improve and adapt to suit our clients.

Branch Contact: 07 4941 7079

Phone: 0436 653 002

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CRAIG SHERMAN

Position: Asset Manager

Branch: Gladstone

Craig brings to Prime many years experience on the floor maintenance with heavy industrial equipment. His pragmatic approach to his job enables customers ‘to get what they need’ and for him to be an effective leader for his branch.

Phone: 0447 752 199

MICHAEL GREEN

Position: Gladstone Branch Manager

Branch: Gladstone

Michael started with Prime Rentals 10 years ago as an apprentice before progressing to our onsite Shutdown Controller and then on to Branch Manager.  Michael has extensive experience in supplying heavy industry, mining, refineries and processing facilities all throughout Qld and PNG teamed with a great understanding of a customer’s requirements and expectations.

Branch Contact: 0437 786 068

Phone: 07 4976 8103

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LACHLAN BREWER

Position: Emerald Branch Manager

Branch: Emerald

Lachlan brings over 15 years’ experience in the government and mining sectors before transitioning to the hire industry 4 years ago. Lachlan has previously held the roles of Account Manager and Workshop Manager before taking over as Branch Manager within our Emerald branch. Lachlan’s first priority is the customer and ensuring that their needs are met no matter how big or small the job is.

Branch Contact: 07 4987 4000

Phone: 0409 583 774

LARRY MCCARTHY

Position: Mackay Branch Manager

Branch: Mackay

Larry brings Prime Rentals over 24 years of experience in the hire industry. Having previously managed workshop’s he knows the importance of supplying well maintained and well presented equipment for hire. He has a can do attitude and will make it happen to supply the customers with their needs. No job is too small or too big.

Phone: 0419 319 494

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SIMON WELLER

Position: Brisbane Branch Manager

Branch: Brisbane

Simon boasts a broad range of experience with 12 years in industrial hire industry. He is trade qualified with a background in repairs and modifications to vehicles, vessels and machinery. Simon is easy-going, with a can do attitude and prides himself on his “make it happen” attitude and finding solutions to fulfil client’s needs.

Phone: 0437 088 876

DARREN ARNOLD

Position: Kawana Branch Manager

Branch: Kawana

Branch Contact: 07 4927 3122

Phone: 0417 452 595

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