Aaron Smith appointed to Gough Group
Aaron Smith – General Manager Gough Group’s New Zealand
Aaron Smith has been appointed General Manager for the Gough Group’s New Zealand Transport businesses.
Based at the company’s Wiri site in Auckland, Aaron will be managing the Gough TWL and Gough Transpecs business units - New Zealand's largest OEM and aftermarket suppliers to the truck and trailer industry. The combined companies comprise 20 branches, 3 distribution centres and over 50 infield team members.
Aaron has 26 years’ experience in the transport and trucking, heavy machinery and petroleum industries with his most recent tenure as National Business Manager at the Gough Cat business unit managing the company’s mining, on-highway trucks and power systems divisions.
Aaron will be a familiar face to many of his new team having previously worked for TWL from 2005–2007 firstly in the role of Regional Sales Manager until his promotion to the position of National Sales Manager.
Gough TWL & Gough Transpecs are key business units within New Zealand-owned Gough Group, Australasia's leading value-added solutions provider to the infrastructure, mining, forestry, transport and power system industries.
The two companies have a combined trading history of 110 years and represent some of the best and most iconic brands and products available. Close to 200 team members, including New Zealand’s leading brake specialist team, play a key role in product supply and supporting the transport industry from the Bluff to Cape Reinga.