Andy joined Scales in 2007 and became Managing Director in 2011. See Andy’s full biography under the heading “Board of Directors” above.
Steve has been with Scales since 1993 in a variety of accounting and financial roles. As CFO, Steve is responsible for finance, funding, legal, company secretarial and information technology. Steve is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Andrew has worked in the apple industry for nearly 30 years. He joined Mr Apple at its inception in 2001 and prior to that was General Manager of Mr Apple’s predecessor Grocorp Pacific Limited, where he worked for 16 years. He has extensive experience in the production aspects of the apple industry, and was previously a director of Pipfruit New Zealand.
From 29 May 2015 Stephen took on the role of CEO for both Scales’ coldstorage companies. Stephen has been with the Whakatu Coldstores’ group of companies in various management roles for 20 years. Prior to joining Whakatu Coldstores, Stephen worked for Dominion Breweries and had interests in orcharding in Hawke’s Bay.
John has been with Meateor Foods since 2000, joining the company as the General Manager and has led the expansion of the company into exporting under its own brand name. Prior to that, he worked in the USA in the food packaging and printing industry for 9 years in a variety of marketing and operations roles.
Kent joined Scales in 1998, and has spent over 30 years in the shipping industry. He has been involved in setting up shipping services from New Zealand, has experience in all aspects of the transport industry and has led Scales’ expansion into the logistics arena.
Kevin originally joined the staff of Polarcold in 1978 as Works Manager, when the company was known as SC Co-op Cool Stores Limited. Prior to this he was employed by Waitaki Farmers Freezing Co. Kevin retired from Polarcold on 29 May 2015 but continues with Scales as an Executive Director of Liqueo.