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Goughs announce new General Manager

Media Release
August 20, 2009


Goughs announce new General Manager - Equipment Group

After an extensive Australasian recruitment process, Goughs has appointed Geoff McCabe as General Manager – Goughs Equipment Group.

The Equipment Group comprises several divisions; Caterpillar Business Unit, Goughs Power Systems, Goughs Engineering and The Cat Rental Store. It encompasses more than 400 staff over 18 locations giving unparalleled nationwide coverage.

Mr McCabe has had an extensive and successful career in senior leadership positions within the Capital Goods industry over the past 23 years, both here and in Australia.

He was formerly Director of Sales for AGCO Australia Pty Limited, based in Melbourne covering the New Zealand and Australian markets. AGCO is a significant global manufacturer of farm machinery marketing world leading brands such as Massey Ferguson, Challenger, Fendt and Valtra. Prior to this role Mr McCabe held General Management roles with Landpower Australia in Melbourne, and The Power Farming Group in Morrinsville, New Zealand.

Born and raised in Christchurch, Mr McCabe and has returned home to Canterbury and is looking forward to being involved with both Goughs and the CAT brand. “I am committed to providing industry leading after sales service and machinery solutions that focus on ever changing customer demands. I look forward to working with the existing very professional Goughs team that supports the Caterpillar brand today and that both existing and new customers will benefit from a new approach from the Goughs team.”

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