Strong leadership drives a culture of performance, contributing to the success of Grower Shareholders. Our team take this responsibility seriously and aim to deliver on what’s important to Growers.
Chief Executive Officer
Hamish is an experienced executive with a number of leadership roles at CEO, general manager, and executive director levels.
Chief Financial Officer
Merv has held a number of senior financial roles. He has worked in Europe, Australia, Asia and the Pacific Islands, and was CFO at Zespri for nine years.
General Manager - Grower & Orchard Performance
Braden has vast experience in operations management, product and orchard development, and has a number of successful orchards.
General Manager - Operations
Phil joined EastPack after many years in the Dairy Industry. Phil is a capable operations leader with extensive experience across the supply chain.
General Manager - Logistics & Supply
Richard has expertise in logistical management and has previously worked for Zespri in a commercial role.
Chief Technology Officer
Kirsty has over 25 years esperience in delivering large IS projects. She has significant expertise in a number of sectors working in both the UK and NZ.
General Manager - Human Resources
Heather has a wealth of expertise in all aspects of human resources and health and safety.
Business Improvement Manager
Ginny is responsible for ensuring operational processes are optimised and best practice continues to evolve.
Neil Te Kani
Manager Maori Relations
Neil has significant governance experience in the New Zealand kiwifruit industry and was instrumental in the development of the Kiwifruit Industry Strategy Project (KISP). Neil’s role is part of EastPack’s long-term strategy to support the substantial growth of Maori investment in the kiwifruit industry.