Meet Our People
General Manager - Robin Davies
Coming on board in early 2016 Robin has a background in manufacturing having worked at New Zealand Steel for over 5 years in the role of Manufacturing Vice President. Robin is passionate about the outdoors and getting out on the Hauraki any chance he can get.
Manager Sales and Marketing - Stan Clark
Stan has a long history within the Steel industry with over 20 years of experience at Bluescope Steel between New Zealand Steel, Bluescope Australia, and 4 years at Pacific Steel. As Manager Sales and Marketing Stan adds his own brand of charisma, character, and sales skills into the business with a proven track record of customer satisfaction. Outside of work Stan enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, on the football pitch, or out on his boat trying to catch the snapper before Karen gets there.
Manager Supply Chain - Lianne Meiklejohn
Lianne’s a Customer orientated Supply Chain Leader who uses broad experience in Supply Chain, Logistics, Procurement, Sales, and Customer Service, to get on with it and deliver results. Lianne holds diplomas in Business Administration, Procurement, International Marketing and loves challenge and adventure whether it be boogie boarding, cycle trips, or travel.
Manager Operations - Stewart Crichton
Stewart joined the Pacific Steel Team in Dec 2015 as Operations Manager. He has worked in the steel business since 1989, in various operational and technical roles in the Ironmaking, Steelmaking, Casting, Metal Coating and Paint Line operations at the Glenbrook site. The safe operation of the Pacific Steel site is a key focus, along with efficiently delivering excellence in customer service.
Manager Human Resources - Richar Parr
Coming across from 12 years at New Zealand Steel Richard is well versed in all things HR. Also being a Registered Psychologist he enjoys finding out what makes people tick and be their very best. Richard brings with him an element of fun and laughter whilst maintaining his professionalism and approach ability at all times. Outside of the HR world Richard might be found over at Vector Arena attending an 80’s rock-concert as a self-professed mueso at heart.
National Sales Manager - Karen Foley
With over 10 years in the industry at Pacific Steel Karen is well liked and respected by customers and staff alike. Karen is instrumental in ensuring out customer first strategy is upheld no matter what. Outside of work Karen would be found scouring the Hauraki Gulf on her boat 'Sea View' in pursuit of snapper or diving for shellfish.
Market Development & Key Accounts Manager - Chad Van Zyl
After 4 years at New Zealand Steel Chad joined our team in January 2015. With a Bachelors Degree in Marketing and Communications and an attitude to get stuck in Chad's been working hard to grow both the WIREMARK® and SEISMIC® brands whilst managing a number of Key Accounts across the country. Outside of work you'll probably find him on his motorbike down a back country road searching for some sunshine somewhere along the coastline.
Technology Manager - Bruce Roberts
As our guru for all things technical we rely of Bruce's in-depth knowledge of metallurgy and experience of more than 20 years at Pacific Steel for managing our product properties. Bruce is thorough and precise and a key asset in the maintenance of ACRS Certification and consistent product quality. Outside of the office Bruce is probably out cycling some of the many Auckland back-roads.
Customer Services - Angela Toelau & Helen Fruean
As our interface between customers and production Ange and Helen are vital in our customer satisfaction and ensuring product is ordered and delivered in time on spec and to customer expectations. With over 15 years combined service length they are able to quickly and easily handle almost any request or concern our customers throw their way. Outside of office hours both of our CSR's are staunch rugby union and league supporters and managers of local teams. On any given weekend they're most likely be standing side line watching a game be it their children or the mighty Warriors fighting for a win.