Leadership Team


Leadership Team

WGC Crane Group’s Leadership Team combines hands-on experience with market knowledge and essential business management skills.

  • Sven Gade

    Sven Gade President / CEO

    Sven has been with Freo Group since 2023 and brings a wealth of strategic leadership experience. He has most recently held the role of Executive General Manager Strategy & Innovation at Timberlink. Prior to that, Sven led the Victorian, South Australian, and Tasmanian operations for Coates Hire as Executive General Manager of the Southern Region.

    Sven is a seasoned leader with significant experience working with strategic growth, operational efficiencies, and building employee engagement across industrial services, manufacturing, and mining operations. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Mechanical Engineering and Business (Hons).

  • Vernon Abraham

    Vernon Abraham General Manager, Victoria/New South Wales

    Vernon joined the Freo Group team in 2022. He is an outcome-focused professional with a wealth of industry experience in the Resources and Infrastructure sector working on some of the most iconic projects in Australia.

    His experience and strong commercial acumen provides Freo Group’s clients with innovative and valuable solutions.