Chairman, Jenkins Group
QSM CA (Retired)
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.
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.
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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.
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In January 2018, Cameron was appointed to the new executive role of Director of New Ventures & Innovation. This role is tied into Jenkins Group’s strategic initiative to grow its portfolio of businesses and products.
Cameron was appointed to the board of Jenkins Group in 2013 after holding a number of roles across the business. He joined the Jenkins Group in 2002 and his most recent role was GM of J-Tech Systems based in Albury, Australia (2013-2017). He has a background in general management and prior to that in new product commercialisation, first with Sinclair International in the UK and then at Jenkins Group with RipeSense®, the world’s first ripeness indicator.
Cameron holds a BMS in Marketing from Waikato University.
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Melissa was appointed to the Jenkins Group Board in 2016. Melissa has worked in a number of Jenkins companies over the past 20 years in a marketing capacity, currently working with the Jenkins Freshpac Systems team in Tauranga and with Jenkins Group head office in Auckland.
Melissa holds a BBus in Marketing and Management.
Lachie Johnstone has been appointed to the Board of Jenkins Group Ltd.
Lachie has a commerce background having completed a B.Com from the University of Auckland and worked as an accountant before taking on a variety of different roles in the commercial and rural sector.
He is a shareholder in Waimaha Farms Ltd, in the western Waikato and is majority shareholder of the food logistics company Wholesale Frozen Foods Limited.
Lachie is currently Chairman of Farmlands, Centreport Ltd, Centreport Properties Ltd, C. Alma Baker Trust (NZ) Ltd and Deputy Chair of the Board of Governors at Kings College.