Executive Team

  • Sean McLean
    Sean McLean General Manager, On-Highway
  • Matthew Smith General Manager, Off-Highway
    Matthew Smith
Sean McLean

Sean McLean

Sean McLean has more than 20 years of management experience, working with global OEMs and customers, dedicated to the development and application of diesel engines. A qualified mechanical engineer, Sean has enjoyed career success across various technical and managerial roles.

He joined Penske Power Systems in September 2016 as General Manager, On-Highway with a brief to grow our Detroit and Allison Transmission brand portfolios and market share.

Directing the on-highway team, Sean oversees some 22 technical and sales experts dedicated to deliver genuine results to the customer through a renewed focus on product development and tailored solutions unique to local market.

He employs a collaborative management style, working with his team to deliver engineering innovation that’s driven by a passion for customer service.

Sean holds a Bachelor of Engineering and a Master of Business Administration, and is a member of the Truck Industry Council.

Immediately prior to joining Penske Power Systems, he was General Manager, Marketing and On-Highway Products for Cummins South Pacific, with responsibility for on-highway business operations and promotion.

Matthew Smith

Matthew Smith

Matthew Smith joined Penske Power Systems in March 2017 as General Manager, Off-Highway responsible for overseeing sales, aftersales and engineering services.

Matthew has an extensive background in senior commercial and leadership roles in mining and related fields. With law and commerce qualifications, his career has spanned various legal and managerial positions.

Overseeing more than 60 staff, he is passionate about developing high performing teams which provide innovative, profitable solutions. He also has a proven track record in executing strategies and building mutually beneficial relationships with customers.

Matthew has an honest and inclusive leadership style. He displays strong personal leadership to ensure that customers’ business drivers are understood and that we deliver on our promises.  He is also passionate about helping our people develop and grow for the future.

Matthew holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce from Bond University in Queensland.

Matthew comes to Penske Power Systems having most recently worked in senior management roles at Orica and Westrac.