Regional Sales Managers

Steve Lane

National Vehicle Sales Manager

Steve Lane started with KEA in 1999 in the workshop doing mechanical and service work and has been in his current role since 2002. Steve has a sales and marketing background in New Zealand and in the UK. He was involved in tourism in Europe in the 1980’s & 90’s and worked in Africa as a tour leader/driver for 6 years.
Steve enjoys golf, fishing, horse’s, motorhoming and cooking for family and friends.

Scott Eaton

National Vehicle Sales Manager

Scott has been with thl since 2004 and has grown the vehicle sales network from two dealers to six over the last eleven years. Scott is also highly involved in vehicle and dealer development and fleet management. Scott has come from a background in the motor industry with 14 Years at a national car rental company as fleet sales manager and two years at Toyota as fleet manager before joining thl's.

Damian Sever

Global Sales Manager

Damian joined thl in 2000 and since 2009 was Sales Manager for Australia and North America. In April 2014, Damian was appointed Global Sales Manager, managing crews located in Australia, Germany and the UK, representing all the thl brands. Damian also maintains key industry relationships.

Heinz Schauer

Director of Continental Europe

Heinz and his small sales team based in Munich, Germany maintain close and regular contact with agents/wholesalers in Continental Europe and the Middle East. Heinz started his career with his own Travel Agency and Tour Operation before selling to FTI. He then built up Britz Rentals and Britz Tours in Europe. His long standing industry experience in the region has ensured close relationships with many of the key Germanic agent groups such as FTI/Flextravel, Rewe Group (DERtour, ADAC and Meier’s),TUI/Boomerang as well with many other excellent agent partners.

Stephen Hart​

Sales Manager UK/ Europe

Stephen manages the thl London team’s sales activities in the UK, Ireland, Scandinavia, The Netherlands, Belgium and France. He and his team work with a large number of wholesale and retail agents throughout these markets in promoting the company’s travel brands. Stephen began his career with thl in the customer services team in Auckland in 1995 while studying. Since then, he has held various marketing roles with Tourism New Zealand in both Frankfurt and London and more recently as Sales and Marketing Director for tour operator Camperboerse, part of the REWE Touristik group.