New PacLease Manager – Brown & Hurley Group

Brown and Hurley Manager

Pictured- David Paton, Brown and Hurley PacLease Manager.

The Brown and Hurley Group are pleased to announce that truck rental industry veteran, David Paton has been appointed as the Manager of Brown and Hurley PacLease across the three recently opened Brown and Hurley PacLease locations in Queensland. David will be based at the Brown and Hurley Darra dealership.

“We’re pleased to have David join our organisation to lead our PacLease operation to success” said Rob Brown, Joint Managing Director – The Brown and Hurley Group.

“His expertise in the commercial truck rental and leasing industry has proven to be invaluable during our start up and we are confident he will help us build a successful Brown and Hurley PacLease operation over the years to come,” he continued.

“It’s very exciting to welcome an expert like David to the PacLease team” said Olen Hunter, Director- PacLease Australia.

“His professionalism is second to none and I’m personally looking forward to working with him to build a leading truck rental and leasing operation in the greater Brisbane market,” he concluded.

David Paton joins Brown and Hurley PacLease with over 17 years of transport industry experience. He has held positions with transport industry giants TNT and DHL in the United Kingdom and most recently as Branch Manager for ORIX Truck and Trailer Rental in the Brisbane area.

David explains; “Brown and Hurley PacLease offers customers the right product for the right application, with rental and leasing options to suit. Tailored maintenance programs and 24 hour roadside assistance are available to support and avoid costly down time.”

“Brown and Hurley PacLease will take care of your fleet, while you focus on your customers.” David concludes.

About Brown & Hurley

The Brown and Hurley Group was established in 1946. They have nine branches strategically located throughout Queensland and northern New South Wales from Tamworth to Townsville. They are the local premium heavy transport suppliers of Kenworth and DAF trucks. In addition they have a number of other used truck brands and models. Brown and Hurley have an extensive stock and supply network across their branches of new and used trailers and both truck and trailer parts for all types of heavy vehicles. Brown and Hurley also run their own network of workshop and servicing shops to maintain and repair vehicles to the highest standard of function and performance. The Brown and Hurley Group set the benchmark for truck dealerships in Australia.

About PacLease and PACCAR Inc.

PACCAR Leasing Company (PacLease) is one of the fastest-growing commercial truck leasing companies in the transport industry. PacLease has independent and company-owned full-service leasing locations throughout Australia, United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe. PacLease provides customised full-service lease, rental and contract maintenance programs designed to meet the specific needs of customers. A combination of reliable, custom-built trucks and complete service offerings allows customers to maximise the value of their transportation resources.

PACCAR Leasing is a part of the financial services group of PACCAR Inc, a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.  For more information please visit