General Manager, IT
Martin McManus was appointed Kennards Hire General Manager of IT in March 2019. A veteran of the IT industry, Martin has significant experience in delivering solutions that benefit business.
With more than three decades of experience, Martin is a seasoned technology leader. Responsible for the planning, development and implementation of Kennards Hire’s leading edge IT strategies and services, he plays a key role in the company’s digital transformation, managing complex IT networks and automated systems with an aim to deliver excellent customer service and user experience.
Martin has extensive experience working in the transport and logistics sector. Prior to his role at Kennards Hire, he was the Chief Information Officer for DP World, the largest Container Terminal Stevedore in Australia. Martin’s previous employment also saw him leading the development of IT strategy and delivery of transformational programs at Star Track Express, and directing a team of major project specialists at consulting giant, Sinclair Knight Merz.
Having completed a Higher National Diploma in Computer Studies and the Harvard Strategic Leadership Program, Martin is now a registered PRINCE2 Practitioner. He was previously a Board Member of 1-Stop, a global leader in Port Logistics Solutions.
Proud father of two kids, Martin and his wife, Becky, reside in Sydney’s Northern Beaches. In his spare time, Martin is an avid soccer fan and enjoys golfing, playing cricket and going fishing.