Promotions at DAF Trucks Ireland’s Service Departments


New appointments at DAF Distributors Ireland Baldonnell HQ

Philip Breen has been promoted to the position of  Service Manager of DAF Trucks Ireland’s Baldonnell facility in Dublin.

Philip, from Newbridge County Kildare, joined DAF in 2005 as a HCV Technician. Prior to joining DAF, Philip worked with several other HCV brands. In 2017 Philip was promoted to the position of Workshop Manager and has excelled in that role which has led to his appointment as Service Manager.  In his new role Philip will be responsible for managing all aspects of the DAF Baldonnell Service Dept.

Gerard Cruise has been appointed as DAF Trucks Ireland’s National Technical Manager (Truck & Bus).

Ger, from Manor Kilbride, County Wicklow, joined DAF in 1999 as an Apprentice Technician. From that time Ger has demonstrated his excellent technical abilities and worked his way up to the position of  Technician and subsequently to Master Technician. In his new role, as National Technical Manager (Truck & Bus), Ger will be supporting the DAF Trucks Ireland’s nationwide service network as well as the service teams in DAF Baldonnell and TRP Service+ North Dublin.

Brona Lillis has been promoted to the position of Service Manager, TRP Service+ North Dublin.

Brona, from Kilsallagh County Dublin, joined DAF in 2020 as a Service Advisor having previously worked in several car and truck dealerships, both in Ireland and Australia. Since then Brona has held the position of Operations Manager at DAF Trucks Ireland’s TRP Service+ North Dublin location in Ballycoolin. Under her stewardship the business has grown successfully, leading now to Brona being promoted to the role of Service Manager.