Leadership Team

The leadership team at HCA have wide ranging industry knowledge and business skills that allow them to challenge our company to fullfill our vision of Total Customer Satisfaction.

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David Harvey

David Harvey

Managing Director, Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd (HCA)

Before joining the HCA team in 1995, David held numerous positions at CablePrice, the wholly owned Hitachi dealer in New Zealand. David is the Managing Director of HCA, he is also a member of the HCM Executive team, the Regional General Manager responsible for Oceania, Vice President of HCM Global Mining, Chairman of Cable Price (NZ) Ltd, and a Director of Marubeni Equipment Finance, Wenco, Bradken and HE-Parts Australia.

David thrives on the challenge of leading the largest HCM dealership globally. He advocates the company’s vision of Total Customer Satisfaction, working with customers and staff inclusively.

David has been instrumental in driving the Hitachi brand and is at the forefront of expanding the business and developing new innovative facilities. David champions the company’s charitable activities of Corporate Social Responsibility and fundamentally advocates safety and wellbeing strategies beyond the business.

Ray Kitic

Ray Kitic

Deputy Managing Director, Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd (HCA)

With 30 years industry experience, Ray has held various management roles in manufacturing, training, marketing and sales, working throughout Australia, USA, South America and Europe, bringing with him valuable operational skills.

Ray is influenced by events and experiences such as the skills learnt from Six Sigma methodologies which have had a profound impact on the way he makes business decisions. Ray is a strong believer in having a consistent and structured methodology in the way he conducts business, reviewing facts and assessing the impacts to make the most prudent decisions for HCA.

Ray has held multiple senior positions within HCA including the position of Director of Operations since 2014, steering our branch networks through significant growth.

Gilberto Pauleta

Gilberto Pauleta

Director of Operations, Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd (HCA)

Gilberto has held various Senior Management roles at HCA in sales, operations and business improvement implementations, bringing with him over 30 years industry experience. Gilberto now oversees HCA’s branch operations, construction sales and Wenco FMS. He is also the project sponsor for HCA’S Dealer Management System and continuously looks at promoting Hitachi’s commitment to digital transformation in machine technology.



Frank Gili Construction Sales

Eric Green Mining Sales and Assembly

Rick Moledo Parts and Shared Services

Allan Vernon Remanufacturing

John Rodden Service Support

Saravan Marimuthu Finance and IT


Cayne Anderson Northern Region

Sam Scata Southern Region

Jason Gleeson Eastern Region

Tony Pilbrow Western Region


Yorihiro Nishide