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Management & Governance

Bradken is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery Co Ltd. As such, our policies and frameworks align with the Hitachi Group.

The Bradken Executive Leadership Team and Board of Directors are responsible for leading Bradken into the future and are accountable for its business operations.

Executive Leadership Team

Bradken appoints new Chief Executive Officer - Sean Winstone

Sean Winstone - Chief Executive Officer

Sean joined Bradken as Executive General Manager Manufacturing Excellence in March, 2019 and was appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer in February 2021. 

He has extensive heavy manufacturing experience and, before joining Bradken,  was Vice President, Continuous Manufacturing and Asset Management for Orica Ltd.

Tetsuya Kitagawa - Chief Operating Officer

Tetsuya joined Bradken in November 2017 from Hitachi Construction Machinery (HCM).

He has held a number of leadership roles in both Japan and Europe, spending five years based in Amsterdam and has been focused on a range of HR strategy and structural reform since joining HCM in April 1997.

Sandra Davis, Chief Financial Officer

Joining Bradken in December 2021, Sandra brings financial discipline and direction as the Chief Financial Officer.

Sandra has held a number senior leadership roles in complex global organisations across a range of industries including manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and fast-moving consumer goods.

Darren Muir - Executive General Manager, Sales

Darren has been with Bradken for more than 20 years and is Executive General Manager, Sales.

Darren draws on his experience in roles across manufacturing, product development and sales functions including Executive General Manager, Market & Business Development, Mobile Plant Sales and Marketing General Manager, and General Manager of Bradken’s GET Division.

Nathan Heisler - President, Speciality Products

Nathan was appointed President of Bradken’s North American Specialty Products business on 1 April.

Prior to this appointment Nathan had been part of the Specialty Products leadership team for 11 years, most recently as Vice President, Sales & Marketing. Before joining Bradken, Nathan was a member of the Executive Leadership Team at the Sanmar Groups, Matrix Metals subsidiary.

Amanda McNaughton - Executive General Manager, Supply Chain

Joining Bradken in February 2020, Amanda was instrumental in building the Supply Chain planning team and developing the broader Supply Chain strategy before being appointed to the role of Executive General Manager, Supply Chain from October 2021. 

Fiona Hoban - General Manager, Safety & Sustainability

Fiona joined Bradken as General Manager Safety & Wellbeing in September, 2017. With a strong background in operations and safety, including 13 years with OneSteel and 8 years with DuPont, Fiona brings real, hands-on knowledge and experience to her role along with a passion for creating positive safety and wellbeing change across the entire business.

Mark Hurley - Executive General Manager, Marketing & Technology

Mark has been with Bradken for more than 17 years and was appointed to the role of Executive General Manager, Marketing & Technology from October 2021. 

Before this, Mark was Executive General Manager, Supply Chain and Global Product & Engineering Manager for the Mining Mobile Plant business.

Craig Lee - Executive General Manager, Manufacturing

Craig was appointed Executive General Manager Manufacturing in May 2021. He has been with Bradken for  more than 20 years and brings to this role a wealth of manufacturing experience.  

Prior to taking on this role, Craig was President of Bradken’s Specialty Products North America (SPNAM) business.

Andrew Fisher - General Manager, People & Culture

Andrew was appointed General Manager People and Culture in May 2019.

An experienced HR executive, Andrew brings both his skill and passion for leading diverse regional and global teams in an inclusive and high performing manner. With a strong commercial and strategic focus, he has previously helped organisations such as Deloitte, Rowland and BHP to navigate large scale change and transformational projects through effective people strategies and functional leadership.

Board of Directors

Sonosuke Ishii

Chairman Non-Executive Director

David Harvey

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Tohru Kusunagi

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Shoichi Akiyama

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

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