Meet the team

Together, we bring a wide range of skills, backgrounds, and perspectives to the table, fostering an environment of collaboration and innovation.

Leadership Team

Our commitment to excellence, innovation, and a shared dedication to our mission. Our leadership team brings a wealth of experience and expertise to every decision.

Darren Smith

Managing Director

Darren Smith’s extensive industry knowledge developed during his 42 year tenure within our business places him well to provide innovative remarketing solutions to our clients. His dedication to fostering the growth of our team members through hands on mentoring and guidance is a cornerstone of his leadership and in turn our success.

Chris Rocci

General Manager

Chris Rocci is a highly experienced auctioneer and leader with over 20 years sales and marketing experience from various senior roles across the Asia-Pacific region. Before joining Smith Broughton Auctioneers Chris was based in Singapore working for Caterpillar Inc. in the Global Rental & Used Equipment Services team.

Our strength lies in our people

Our experienced team works diligently with our clients to ensure the quality of our services and all performance metrics are met.

We are personally accountable for delivering on our commitments. We recruit our team from relevant industries, specific to the types of equipment that we sell for our clients. This helps us understand your needs and how to help you get the most out of the sale of your equipment.

Jules Antenucci

Senior Auctioneer & Sales Representative

Jules Antenucci is a 40 year veteran of the auction industry. His unwavering commitment to the company and in turn his clients makes him a highly experienced and respected equipment auctioneer and Valuer. Jules has and continues to be an essential part of our companies ongoing success.


Kim Pelkonen

Government & Key Account Manager

With over 8 years of hands-on experience in the operational role, his unique skill set allows him to coordinate and deliver exceptional results for our clients.


Peter Calligaro

Sales Manager Trucks & Transport

Having enjoyed many years of career success working with brands such as Caterpillar, Western Star, MAN & Dennis Eagle to name a few Peter brings extensive product knowledge and expertise to the company.


Ryan hewson

Sales Representative

Ryans’ fresh perspective and enthusiasm have brought new energy to our organisation. In addition to his sales responsibilities, he has also taken on the opportunity of overseeing our Port Hedland branch. 


Trusted By

We take pride in being trusted by some of the most respected names in the industry.

Career Opportunities

Join a team of dedicated professionals, explore exciting career paths, and make your mark in a dynamic and inclusive work environment.