Former HammondCare CIO, Rob Binskin, has joined BaptistCare NSW looking after business engagement, program delivery and change management.\nMeanwhile, Martin McManus - formerly CIO of DP World Australia - has been appointed general manager of IT for Kennards Hire, the tool and plant hire firm.\nAs BaptistCare\u2019s business solutions manager, Binskin will be reporting to the CIO Daniel Pettman. He was replaced at HammondCare by Jose Perez, who was formerly Inghams Corp CIO. \nAs HammondCare CIO, Binskin was responsible for building the capability of HammondCare to better serve its clients and staff, through the provision of services and technologies that would bring cost-efficient, high quality outcomes to its aged care, health and hospitals, dementia and business support services and facilities.\n\u201cI can be passionate about what we do, because of my strong belief that the mission and values of HammondCare represent what we're on about - independent thought leaders, motivated by Christian principles, with a charitable heart for those who are greatest in need in our community,\u201d Binskin wrote on LinkedIn. \nPrior to joining HammondCare, Binskin was IT manager at Anglican Retirement Villages, IT manager at the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children, and client services manager at Coca-Cola Amatil. \nMeanwhile, McManus - who was formerly the CIO of DP World Australia for more than four years - is stepping into Kennard\u2019s general manager of IT role. Martin McManus\nBringing over three decades of experience, McManus will be responsible for the planning, development and implementation of the hire company\u2019s IT strategies and services.\nHe\u2019ll play a key role in Kennards Hire\u2019s digital transformation, managing its complex IT networks and automated systems with an aim to improve customer service and user experience.\n"As our customers and workforce become more focused on asset connectivity, Martin\u2019s deep-rooted industry knowledge and focus on exceptional customer outcomes will be critical to the ongoing digital transformation of our business," according to CEO Angus Kennard.\nMcManus most recently held the CIO role for DP World, the largest container terminal stevedore in Australia, and brings with him extensive experience in the transport and logistics sectors.\nHis previous roles saw him leading the development of IT strategy and delivery of transformational programs at Star Track Express, and directing a team of major project specialists at consulting giant Sinclair Knight Merz.\n\u201cI\u2019m privileged to have joined Kennards Hire, an organisation well-known for strong family values, innovation and fantastic customer service," said McManus.\n"The technology team have created a strong platform to build on and I\u2019m looking forward to contributing to the development of our people and services to ensure we have the most responsive, reliable and secure technology in the hire industry.\u201d\nNow with more than 1,600 employees, Kennards Hire continues to grow its network, having recently opened its 181th branch in Westgate, New Zealand.\nKennards Hire was recently in the news for announcing its partnership with Adelaide\u2019s Internet of Things (IoT) startup Fleet Space Technologies in a bid to track its equipment across Australia and New Zealand.\nAccording to CIO Australia, Kennards said it will be one of Fleet\u2019s first customers to connect to the start-up\u2019s growing constellation of Centauri nanosatellites, which launched at the end of last year.\nThe first branch in the roll-out is set for Artarmon in New South Wales. Telemetry data from equipment there will connect via LoRaWAN to Fleet\u2019s gateway device \u2013 The Portal \u2013 and then beamed into space and back into datacentres.