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Peter Johnston
Equipment Finance 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.




Jason Potten 
Equipment Finance Manager NSW & ACT

Jason has over 8 years’ experience in the finance industry. Jason has worked for the likes of BOQ, Westpac Group & Bendigo Bank in roles including, branch manager, mobile relationship manager, mobile lending manager & home finance manager. Jason has a diploma of finance & mortgage broking management as well as a cert IV in finance. Jason joined Komatsu Australia Corporate Finance in 2018 as Equipment Finance Manager providing support for customers in NSW & ACT. 

Mike Gray
Equipment Finance 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  
 Equipment Finance 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
Equipment Finance 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.