Management

Management Profiles

Andy Borland, Managing Director

Andy joined Scales in 2007 and became Managing Director in 2011. Andy’s full biography is set out above.

Hamish Davis, Managing Director Fern Ridge Fresh

Hamish joined Fern Ridge in 2001, becoming Managing Director in 2008 following supply management and sales roles. He has over 30 years experience in the growing and post-harvest sectors of the apple industry, and remains very active in export sales for the company.

Stephen Foote, CEO Polarcold

Stephen has been with the Polarcold group of companies in various management roles for 25 years. Prior to that, Stephen worked for Dominion Breweries and had interests in orcharding in Hawke’s Bay.

Brett Frankel, President Shelby Foods

Brett established United States based Shelby Foods in 2007, and has been its President since inception. Brett has over 20 years experience in petfood, having had a senior procurement role prior to starting Shelby. He also represents the 3rd generation of family involvement in the sector, following in the footsteps of both his father and grandfather.

Steve Kennelly, Chief Financial Officer

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 Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Karen Morrish, Group Health & Safety, Compliance and Sustainability Manager

Karen was appointed to this new Group role during 2017. Prior to that Karen was the Health & Safety and Compliance Manager for Mr Apple, where she has worked for 14 years.

Kent Ritchie, CEO Scales Logistics

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.

John Sainsbury, CEO Meateor

John has been with Meateor in various management roles for the last 18 years. Prior to that, John worked in senior management, marketing and operational roles in the United States. John was appointed CEO of Meateor Foods in March 2015.

Andrew van Workum, CEO Mr Apple

Andrew has worked in the apple industry for over 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.