Celebrating 35 years with DEUTZ Australia

Belinda Sum felt at home the day she joined DEUTZ Australia after arriving from Malaysia with her artist husband Anthony in 1985. Now in charge of accounts payable and payroll, Belinda has enjoyed her 35 years with DEUTZ and met many supportive colleagues and characters along the way.

A woman of many talents

You might be familiar with Sweta, our friendly point of contact for customers at DEUTZ Australia’s Melbourne headquarters. But did you know Sweta is a numbers whiz with a Biomedical Engineering degree and an MBA in Finance? The Indian-born Administration and Accounts Officer, who joined DEUTZ Australia in September 2018, also volunteered with charities in…
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Globetrotter Warren celebrates 18 years with DEUTZ

Having worked overseas for many years, it’s no surprise that DEUTZ Australia’s Warren Jansen loves to travel. A New Zealander, Warren worked in South Africa and back in New Zealand before moving to Melbourne, where he loves living and working. His work journey began in 1965 with International Harvester Co. in New Zealand. From 1968…
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Brendon Geyer
Brendon Geyer

Brendon’s iconic “man cave” sideline

Brendon Geyer spends his spare time with the likes of Peter Brock, Ned Kelly, Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe. The DEUTZ Australia Diesel Mechanic builds custom designed “man cave” furniture, largely inspired by the images of famous icons. Brendon’s Boggy Creek Studios decorates the quality, bespoke handcrafted pieces with airbrushed artwork. Among its creations are…
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Leadership comes naturally for Ross

DEUTZ Australia’s Ross Harman has strong ties to four Australian places. Raised in Queensland, Ross lived in Adelaide before settling in Melbourne and is related to John Gale, the man widely regarded as “The Father of Canberra”. John, who was Ross’s great, great, great uncle, famously rode his horse up Kurrajong Hill in 1855 to…
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German precision comes naturally for Jens

German precision comes naturally for Jens Raschke, who was born in Germany and works for DEUTZ Australia in Melbourne. Jens is from a town called Altena, near Dortmund. Apart from immediate family, most of his relatives are still in Germany. “I haven’t been back for a while now, about seven years, but used to get…
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Dylan offers a helping hand

Dylan McCabe loves helping people. At work, the DEUTZ Australia Spare Parts Assistant is a diligent and popular employee who keeps his clients happy. At home, he loves spending time with his children and helping friends. Each year he completes the MS Walk + Fun Run each year for a friend who has multiple sclerosis.…
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Craig talks footy, food and the future

Craig Chamberlin is not your average Managing Director. Our esteemed DEUTZ Australia leader loves nothing more than meandering through the far corners of the office and warehouse talking to the troops. Since he took over four years ago, Craig has overseen a huge transformation in the company, with many new faces and a more dynamic…
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Hungry to see Australia

A love of travel brought German-born Thorben Jaeschke to DEUTZ Australia after he took a gap year and ended up in Melbourne. Among other things, Thorben’s passion for our coffee and cake has kept him here as a Planning & Operations Coordinator in Head Office administration. A typical day for Thorben “definitely starts with a…
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Belinda still a winner after 32 years

When Belinda Sum joined DEUTZ in 1985, she’d been in Australia for three months. The company’s support of cultural diversity helped her to settle in so well that she never left. “That certainly contributed to a healthy, safe and happy working environment … and that is one of the main reasons why I am still…
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