22 October 2019

The day before APEX Asia & CeMAT Asia

Shanghai, China




Angus Kennard

CEO, Kennards Hire




Angus (Gus) Kennard was appointed Kennards Hire CEO on 24 October 2016. He began his career with the business in 1996, and has been a key member of the Kennards Hire board and leadership team for the past 13 years.


In 2004, Gus founded Kennards Concrete Care, a specialist business unit that now sits under the Kennards Hire umbrella with eight branches in Australia and New Zealand.


Building on the foundations of his father Andy, Gus now leads the company his grandfather Walter established in Bathurst, NSW in 1948. Today, the business has 180 branches and more than 1,700 employees in Australia and New Zealand.


Gus holds an MBA from Sydney University and a Bachelor of Business degree. He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a finalist in the 2011 Ernst and Young, Entrepreneur of the Year award for NSW. He lives in Sydney with his wife and four children.


In his spare time, he is a keen rally enthusiast having competed in many iconic rally race events including Targa Tasmania and the Snowy River Sprint.