Our people

The APS Industrial Group was founded by experienced local industry leaders to build a technical distributor providing the highest service and the world’s leading technology and quality to local industry.

APS Group Directors

Lloyd Thomas
Lloyd ThomasChairman
Experienced and successful Electrical Industry Leader, Company Director and Chairman. Australian Industry Group Special Counsel, Deputy Chairman Melbourne Grammar School, and Surf Lifesaving Victoria Life Member.
David Hegarty
David HegartyManaging Director

Automation and Electrical industry leader, with 25 years direct industry experience.

Director and Business Management responsibilities with major industry leading multinational corporation, living and working in Australia and Asia.

Peter Thomas
Peter ThomasCommercial Director and General Counsel
Strong commercial and legal skill set with experience in ASX20 businesses, small to medium enterprises and in private practice.
Brian Watson AO
Brian Watson AODirector
B.Comm (Melbourne University)
Global Business Leader with special interest in Technology & Innovation. Former Chairman of J P Morgan Australia, founding director of the Australian Future Fund and a recently retired board member of the CSIRO.

APS Industrial Directors & Leaders

David Hegarty
David HegartyManaging Director
Karim Beirouty
Karim BeiroutyHead of Automation
Gareth Gray
Gareth GrayFinancial Controller
Simon Kearney
Simon KearneySales Director
Kathryn McCann
Kathryn McCannNational Customer Service Manager
Sunny Misra
Sunny MisraDirector Supply Chain
David Read
David ReadDirector Products and Marketing


Our committed team is central to the APS Industrial vision and we are always interested to hear from talented self motivated people. If you’d like to know more about joining this dynamic, growth focused team, visit our Careers page.