Kiwifruit

Kiwifruit

Directors


Harry Cranefield
Harry Cranefield
Tony McInness
Tony McInness
Grant Jeffrey
Grant Jeffrey
Tony Sayle
Tony Sayle
Cameron McInness
Cameron McInness
Harry Cranefield

Chairman, Jenkins Group

QSM CA (Retired)
Business Consultant

Harry has been Chairman of Jenkins Group since 2006 and a Director of Jenkins Freshpac Systems since its inception. His early career involved management in finance, banking and food processing industries, including H.J. Heinz Wattie’s. He had a term as general manager within Auckland Healthcare (the predecessor of the Auckland DHB), managing Starship Childrens’ Hospital, Community and Mental Health Services.

In later years, Harry worked extensively with local authorities, including the management and reorganisation of infrastructural maintenance companies serving the North Shore and West Auckland. Harry is currently a trustee of the AUT/Millennium Ownership Trust and its associate, The Millennium Institute of Sport & Health, and the National Training Centre and High Performance Sport NZ. 

Harry is a former independent board member of the North Harbour Rugby Football Union, including for a number of years, Chairmanship of the Finance & Audit Committee. He is also currently Chairman of North Shore Hospice Trust.

 

Tony McInness

Director,  Jenkins Group

Tony joined Jenkins Printers Ltd, as it was known then, in 1974. He began as General Manager, before moving on to Managing Director from 1978 until 1999.  

A pioneer in the world of fresh produce labelling, he diversified the operation into self adhesive labels and then on to include horticultural labelling and packaging systems during his time running the Company.

Tony served as Chairman of Jenkins Group from 1992 until 2007, when he took up his current position as Director.

Grant Jeffrey

Independent Director

Grant is a long-term resident of Tauranga, and holds several positions across his fruit processing and international consultancy operations, as well as board positions on the Tauranga Chamber of Commerce and his consultancy operations. He is also the current chair of the Marketing Professionals Bay of Plenty. 

Grant holds a Management degree in Marketing (backed by operations) and has over 25 years of global sales and manufacturing experience. His capability is wide ranging, from development of start-up businesses through to implementation of international aid programs in fragile and conflict regions in the world. Grant brings the Group strong governance capabilities, printing, packaging and manufacturing experience along with global trading experience.

Tony Sayle

Phone:

+64 21 663 977

Director

Following a series of senior international marketing and management positions within the New Zealand Kiwifruit Industry, Tony became involved in the printing and labelling Industry as International Marketing Director for Sinclair International in 1994.

In 1999, Tony returned to New Zealand to head up Jenkins Group, and has been immersed in the general labels and packaging business in both New Zealand and Australia focusing on new business growth ever since. When the Group established Jenkins Freshpac Systems, Tony was appointed Managing Director.

Tony holds a BSc from Massey University, has completed the NZIM Advanced Leadership Programme and has a Certificate in Company Direction from The NZ Institute of Directors.  He is currently President of Printing Industries NZ and is a Director on the Jenkins Group boards in Australia and New Zealand.

Office DDI +64 9 270 4123

Cameron McInness

Director

Cameron was appointed to the Jenkins Group board in 2013, following his role in the UK for Sinclair International, one of Jenkins Groups’ principle partners in new product commercialisation.  

After returning to New Zealand, Cameron joined the Jenkins Group to become the 4th generation in the family business. Over the last 12 years, he has operated in all sectors of the business, including commercialising RipeSense©, the world's first ripeness indicator. Cameron holds a BMS in Marketing from Waikato University and is currently General Manager of J-Tech Systems Pty Ltd based in Albury, Australia.