We’re proud of our proven track record and the team that have made it possible.
We think of our team as ‘one big family’ of problem-solvers who love cranes and the challenge of working on complex, large-scale construction projects.
Meet Marr’s senior leadership and management team:
“Cranes are in my blood. Ever since I was a kid, all I wanted to do was work in the family business. I started as a yard boy and, after completing a business course, worked my way up the ranks. I love challenges and refuse to be told something can’t be done.”
GORDON ‘BOOF’ MARR
Technical & Product Development Director
Like Simon, I followed in Dad’s footsteps to join the family business. What I enjoy most about what we do is working closely together to find solutions to the major challenges our clients come to us with. We’re straight up, honest and tell it how it is.
What excites me about being part of this team is that with a string of ‘world firsts’ to our name already – including the design of the M2480D and M1280D cranes – we have the experience and motivation to work on the world’s biggest jobs.
I’ve worked on ‘big’ projects around the world and what made me want to join the team is the Men from Marr’s relentless ingenuity. We keep striving to find the best, most efficient and often never-done-before solution to the job.
General Manager - International
After more than 30 years’ working on large-scale construction projects across the UK’s petrochemical and thermal sectors, I’m still enthused by the heavy lifting aspects of a project. I’m excited about furthering Marr’s innovative approach to heavy lifting into the local construction culture – and challenging the industry mindset to think differently about how the optimum crane solution can add real value to the project delivery.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
“I’ve spent most of my career working in the construction and property management sectors in both the UK and Australia and enjoy the reward of seeing projects evolve. With previous experience working in senior leadership roles with multinationals including Multiplex, Lendlease, Westfield and KPMG, I understand what the drivers of success are for our industry.”
“Our #1 priority is always about ensuring that our team go home safe every day. With more than three decades experience working in senior safety roles across the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Asia-Pacific, I have learned that engaging with frontline workers it vital to understanding work practices, risks and challenges. Business and safety leaders need to draw on that frontline experience to develop safer work practices.”
Engineering & Design Manager
“As an engineer, I was drawn to Marr’s reputation for finding solutions that help to reduce complexity, increase productivity and improve site safety on large-scale projects. And with a fascination in the role that AI and technology will play in shaping the future of our industry, I can’t think of a better place to be than at Marr.”
Tower cranes have always been my passion. I’ve been erecting and operating heavy lift cranes for over 15 years and I’m proud to wear the Marr’s badge because I know we are the best in the business.
Cranes & Rigging Superintendent
Fascinated by cranes from a young age, I jumped at the chance to work in construction. Starting out as a rigger, I worked my way up through the ranks, now working on some of the biggest projects in the world. With Marr’s every day is different. It’s great to be part of such a hard-working, innovative team.
Cranes & Rigging Superintendent
“My father worked in the crane and rigging industry, so I have been exposed to cranes my entire life. He always told me that there was no better place to work than with The Men From Marr’s. I joined Marr’s team 10 years ago as a rigger, eager to learn and follow in my father’s footsteps. Since then, I’ve moved up the ranks – constantly learning along the way, because every day brings a new challenge.”
“As a fitter at Favelle Favco for close to 10 years, I worked on many projects for Marr from the M40R recovery crane to the first few M2480D’s – so I had a long history of working closely with Marr even before I joined the team. I love working with cranes and Marr’s ‘get in and get it done in the best way possible’ culture is unique.”
“I started my career as an apprentice carpenter and have worked my way up the construction industry ladder as a rigger, site foreman, superintendent and general manager for leading contractors and equipment hire businesses in Australia and Canada. As the demand for Marr’s services and personnel expands across the globe, I’m excited about the opportunity to support our clients with post-installation services and equipment.”
As a mechanical engineer I have previously managed complex, multidisciplinary packages of work particularly within the thermal and nuclear energy sector. I understand the importance of implementing the right lifting solution to ensure the safe, efficient and successful delivery of a project.
Projects Coordination Manager
“We’ve been around for a long time and know what it takes to get the job done. And we’ve got a reputation for turning up – no matter what. So, as long as it is safe, we’ll be there.”
HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCES - GLOBAL
“Having worked in HR for blue-chip Australian and American companies in the industrial sector and run my own business for more than 20 years, I don’t see myself as a ‘HR person’ but more a businessperson who provides people solutions to support organisational goals. Marr’s talented and dedicated team help us deliver value to our clients through their individual and collective knowledge, experience and expertise.”
Business Development Director
“My construction career has seen me through project management, operations, business and bid management. At Marr’s I’m enjoying working with such an intelligent and passionate team. It is great to see how we solve challenges for clients – looking at what’s possible, providing options instead of limitations.”
Head of Communications
I’ve worked on complex brand and communications projects for some of the best-known brands around, but The Men From Marr’s are close to my heart. I never imagined I would become a ‘crane spotter’ but the innovation, ingenuity and passion that underpins Marr’s values delivers content that most storytellers can only dream about. I’m hooked!
FINANCE TRANSFORMATION MANAGER
“With a background in manufacturing, credit unions and logistics, I was drawn to the opportunity to work with a diverse and multi-faceted team across state and international borders. Here I am focused on implementing best-practice finance systems to support our business goals.”
“With more than 14 years’ experience spanning the resources, infrastructure, energy, sugar and water sectors, I’ve worked as a Senior Procurement & Contracts Manager on construction, maintenance and manufacturing projects across Australia. I know what it takes to build a supply chain that delivers sustainable value for all stakeholders, including the communities we operate in.”
THE REST OF THE ‘FAMILY’
Our extended ‘family’ includes generations of staff and contractors who all wear The Men from Marr’s badge with pride. We value mateship, legacy and tradition through our shared love of cranes.