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Peter Johnston
Business Development Manager Vic & Tas
Peter commenced his career with the ANZ Bank in 1979 and in 1982 he moved into Plant and Equipment Finance with AGC. Since that time he has held a number of Senior Plant and Equipment Finance positions including a period as Southern Regional Manager of Sanwa Australia Finance Limited.
Peter joined Komatsu Corporate Finance in March 2004 as the Business Development Manager for Victoria and Tasmania. He has a broad wealth of Plant and Equipment Finance knowledge in all areas from sales to risk management.

Peter Koulias
Business Development Manager NSW & ACT
Peter has over 13 years' experience in the Equipment Finance Industry. Peter has worked for the likes of CIT Group, Volkswagen Financial Services and Macquarie Leasing. He was a member of Macquarie Bank's Asset Finance division managing corporate clients. Whilst at Delphi Bank (a division of Adelaide & Bendigo Bank) he managed the Asset Finance division. Peter has a Bachelor's Degree specialising in Finance and Economics along with a Diploma in Financial Planning. Peter joined Komatsu Australia Corporate Finance in 2017 as a Business Development Manager providing support for customers in NSW & ACT.

Mike Gray
Business Development Manager NZ
Mike started in the Finance industry in 1995 as an Assistant Manager with GE Finance. In 1999 Mike was appointed to a Branch Manager position within GE Finance. Since this time Mike has held a number of positions within the industry including; Operations Manager, Lending Manager and Lending and Compliance Manager.
Mike joined Komatsu Finance in October 2006 as Business Development Manager- New Zealand.


​​Shane Kennedy 
Business Development Manager QLD
Shane commenced his career in the finance industry as a Credit Analyst with Esanda Finance in 1990, specialising in commercial finance and long distance road transport. In 1993 Shane was appointed to the position of Business Development Manager with Esanda and has since held BDM roles in equipment finance with various financial institutions including Rabobank (New Holland Credit & Agco Finance), AGC & CBFC at various locations throughout South East Queensland.  Shane commenced employment with Komatsu Finance in November 2003 as the BDM for Queensland and Northern Rivers. 

John Meakins
Senior Business Development Manager WA/SA & NT
John commenced his finance career with the NAB Group and has held a number of equipment finance related positions including State Manager and Head of Operations.
John has also worked in commercial banking as a Business Banker and Business Development Manager and has over 20 years experience in working with all categories of business.
John joined Komatsu Corporate Finance in April 2010.