Kenworth DAF Huntingwood Named DAF Dealer of the Year 2023.

Kenworth DAF Huntingwood Named DAF Dealer of the Year 2023

Kenworth DAF Huntingwood has been named the 2023 DAF Dealer of the Year. This is the first time Kenworth DAF Huntingwood has been awarded the accolade since its introduction in 2002.

The award was presented to Kenworth DAF Huntingwood General Manager, Zane Jamieson. The DAF Dealer of the Year program is structured to reward the best performing dealer within the PACCAR dealer network. The award recognises superior performance across the business including customer relationships, facilities, parts and service, finance performance, market share, growth, and aftersales support.  All areas that Kenworth DAF Huntingwood excelled in throughout 2023.

PACCAR Australia’s Managing Director, Damian Smethurst presented the Dealer of the Year trophy, congratulating Zane for the dealership’s landmark achievement to take out the highly coveted DAF award for the first time.

“Kenworth DAF Huntingwood, has been a valued member of our dealer network since 1981.  It is wonderful to see Suttons Group having celebrated their 80th anniversary in 2023 and it is a credit to everyone at Huntingwood who has ultimately contributed towards winning this award”, said Damian.

Zane Jamieson echoed Damian’s comments, stating, “Without the entire dealership’s support this award would not be possible. It means so much to everyone.  Our DAF customers and their commitment and faith in us drives us to be better every day” said Zane.

Director Craig Sutton said “to win the DAF Dealer of the Year award is a fantastic honour and something we are very proud of. The Huntingwood team lead by Zane and Glenn are heavily focused on DAF and continuing to grow the brand”.

Kenworth DAF Huntingwood, also known as Gilbert & Roach Huntingwood, part of the Suttons Group, was first established in 1946 and is one of Australia’s longest serving truck dealerships.

Photo caption: Michael Long – Director Sales and Marketing PACCAR Australia, Zane Jamieson – General Manager Kenworth DAF Huntingwood, Damian Smethurst – Managing Director PACCAR Australia.

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