Grey is the Chairman of Waitomo and a Shareholder. Grey joined Waitomo to work alongside his Father and founder of the company, Desmond Ormsby. Grey became a Director of Waitomo in 1989 when the founding company, Waitomo Transport Limited, entered a joint venture with Mobil Oil NZ and formed Waitomo Brenan Petroleum Limited – to be renamed Waitomo Petroleum Limited in 1996. Grey acquired Mobil’s shareholding in the Waitomo in 2003, returning Waitomo to being a family owned business.
Jimmy is the Managing Director of Waitomo and a Shareholder. Jimmy joined Waitomo in 2003 after returning to NZ from the UK. Jimmy became a Director of Waitomo in 2009 and was appointed Managing Director in 2016.
Rob is an Independent Director. Rob has a background in investment banking where he held senior management roles at Deutsche Bank. With his banking days behind him Rob is now busy as CEO of a technology start-up, as well as his farming interests in the King Country. Rob is also a Trustee for St Pauls Collegiate School.
Mark is an Independent Director. Mark has extensive oil company experience from his roles at ExxonMobil which extended over 19 years both in NZ and internationally. After returning to NZ he held the role of Chief Executive of Fletcher Building’s Infrastructure Products Division; since then has been providing strategic advisory services to a range of businesses. Mark was appointed to the Board of Steel & Tube Holdings Ltd in 2017, and in 2018 he stepped down to take up the role of CEO. Mark is also on the Board of Trustees at Auckland Grammar School.
Brent is an Independent director. He retired from being a Managing Partner at PwC when he was elected to the Board of Fonterra in 2017. Brent was a Partner for 12 years, working with PwC and in Private Equity in New Zealand, Moscow, London and New York. Brent is also on the Board of Canterbury Grasslands (20,000 cows in NZ and USA), The National Fieldays Society, the Michael Hill International Violin Competition and a number of private companies.
Jimmy is the Managing Director of Waitomo and a Shareholder. Jimmy joined Waitomo in 2003 after returning to NZ from the UK where he worked in London in the travel industry. Jimmy became a Director of Waitomo in 2009 and was appointed Managing Director in 2016.
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Leanne has been part of the team since 2000. Leanne is a Chartered Accountant and is responsible for keeping our financial and business reporting systems ship shape. In her spare time Leanne volunteers for Altrusa International serving at a local, national and international level.
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Simon is our Chief Operating Officer. He has joined the team after almost 16 years at Mobil where he had various roles in convenience retail, pricing, operations and fuels marketing. Simon is excited about supporting the Waitomo team.
Fuel Stop Manager
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Paul is our Fuel Stop Manager. With our ever growing Fuel Stop network Paul is kept very busy making sure that our customers have a positive experience.
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Steve is our Asset Manager. Steve is responsible for managing Waitomo’s asset portfolio to ensure all fuel and oil storage solutions are compliant and well maintained. Steve brings to the team 20+ years servicing in the Oil Industry.
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Karel is our Sales Manager and joined the team back in 2010. Karel has a long association with the Oil Industry having worked “in the game” back in South Africa for 22 years.
Mini Tanker Manager
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Phill is the Manager for Waitomo’s Mini-Tanker division but you will see him from time to time driving a truck when needed to ensure that Waitomo retains its excellence for customer service. Phill is the Mini Tanker division’s longest serving employee.
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Lou joined the Waitomo team as an experienced truck driver who knows all the back roads of the Waikato very well. In 2016, Lou was appointed the position of Fleet Manager.
Business Support Manager
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Greg is our Business Support Manager. Greg is responsible for improving our operating systems and business performance. Prior to joining the Waitomo team, Greg spent 15 years in various roles in supply chain improvement, distribution & operations in highly regulated FMCG and B2B.
Waitomo Finance and Administration
Jane is our Assistant Accountant to ensure our financial systems are running smoothly.
Becky started as our ‘anything girl’ with making sure all compliance systems are up to date and works to support our management team with ‘anything’ they need. Becky is now our Communication & Marketing Assistant.
Angela is our Accounts Administrator/Receivable and is responsible for customer account receivables, processing fuel deliveries, day to day transactions and much more.
WAITOMO SALES TEAM
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Gautam is our Sales and Account Manager for customers in the Central Auckland region.
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Greg is our Sales and Account Manager for customers in the Manawatu and Wellington region.
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Brent is our Sales and Account Manager for customers in the Waikato region.
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Grahame has been part of the Waitomo team since June 1991 (yes he was really young when he started!). Grahame has stepped up into the role of Account Manager for King Country after being a truck driver for the area for 28 years. Based in Te Kuiti, Grahame is also recognised by many in the community as the local Volunteer Fire Fighter.
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Tom is our Sales and Account Manager for customers in Bay of Plenty region.
WAITOMO OPERATIONS TEAM
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Jono is our Operations Co-Ordinator, in charge of the Hamilton oil store completing all oil and tank deliveries required as well as making sure all tanks are compliant in the area.
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Warwick is the Operation Assistant of Pukekohe and has worked for Waitomo since April 1994.
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Garry started as a relief driver at the Hamilton Depot, before moving to the Relief Driving role at Mount Maunganui. In March 2017, Garry was appointed as the Mount Operations Assistant.
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Jani is our Fuel Stop Co-Ordinator to help with the growth network of Fuel Stops, including customers experience and compliance.
YOUR WAITOMO DRIVER
Matt looks after our commercial customers and some fuel stop deliveries in the Hamilton area. When you talk with him you can tell he hails from England.
Eric looks after rural clients in the Hamilton/ Cambridge/ Raglan area.
Gareth deliver’s farm trade throughout the Waikato area.
Richard drives our bulk truck servicing large commercial customers and service stations in the Auckland/Waikato areas.
Roy has been driving fuel trucks since August 2000 and is part of our farm trade delivery team based at the Wiri Oil Terminal in Auckland.
Patrick looks after farm trade deliveries in the North Waikato Area.
Woody is our Driver Trainer bringing with him 15 years of petroleum experience to ensure the team is up to date with procedures and safety.
Garry is our longest serving employee, having been at the wheel since March 1976. Gary looks after our Paeroa and Coromandel based customers.
Derk has taken over from long serving Paeroa based driver John D’Ath. With the truck now based from Mount Mauganui, Derk will look after Farm Trade and Commercial Customers in the Hauraki, Piako, and northern Waikato areas.
Chris looks after our customers in Whakatane area. Chris has been in the fuel industry for 3 years.
Hennie is our Mini Tankers divisions Operation Assistant, arranging fuel deliveries for customers.
Bob has been part of the team since February 2006 and looks after our North Auckland customers.
Brent looks after our East Auckland customers.
Bryan looks after our South Auckland customers.
Claudio looks after our North Auckland customers.
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Ederson looks after our North Shore customers.
Joseph looks after our South Auckland customers.
Keith has been part of the team since January 2009 and looks after our Central & South Auckland customers.
Mac looks after our West Auckland customers.
Salim supports the team with their growth of customer completing deliveries as required.
Sandeep looks after our Central Auckland customers.
Shane looks after our Central Auckland customers.
Trevor supports the team with their growth of customer completing deliveries as required.
Vince looks after our North & West Auckland customers.