Anthony Fitzpatrick

Managing Director (joint)

Tony has a wealth of experience and exceptional management skills, which when combined with John Fitzpatrick's abilities forms a most formidable team for Synergy Hire. He has worked alongside John since 1991 within senior management.

John Fitzpatrick

Managing Director (joint)

John has vast experience within the plant hire industry and has a proven track record of success, having been in senior management since 1991. He brings his unique management style and energy to the business.

Katsuya (Kris) Azuma


Kris Azuma has almost forty years' experience within the Global construction machinery industry, holding senior Director and Vice President management positions in Hitachi Construction Machinery. Working in Japan, the USA and Europe, he has gained vast knowledge of sales in new, used and rental machinery, as well as marketing and strategic planning.

Garry Orr

Director of Operations

Garry's vast experience in the hire sector has seen him progress through the ranks to the Director of Operations. He has superior knowledge of policy and procedures to ISO standards as well as being a fully qualified Transport CPC holder, Training Instructor and NEOBOSH certificate holder. He has a solid work ethic and excellent communication skills with all stakeholders across the company. Excelling in customer service standards has made him one of the most popular members in our team, a true leader in the industry.

Dean Hardy

Head of Business Development

Dean has vast experience in the self-drive rental sector, having held senior roles in two high profile national hire companies over the last 20 years. During this time he has earned a reputation for providing the highest levels of customer service due to his infectious can do attitude. If there is a way Dean will find it due to his intense work ethic, his role is to make ensure customers receive the best solution to their specific requirements on site no matter how specialized that may be.

Shane Sherbourne

Director of Regional Operations

Shane's knowledge about the day to day procedures and protocols for the seamless running of transport, engineers and the hire desks is unrivalled due to his quick mind, he is able to change tack at the end of the day when events change and transport has to be rearranged optimally to suit customer needs. He has an unrivalled work ethic, is flexible but most importantly has an agility to move fast and in a different direction when customer needs change. Most importantly his ready smile and the glass is always three quarters full attitude is infectious.