Australian Management Team
We are excited and focused on building our sales growth and profit momentum into the future. For this to be possible, improving our quality, or more specifically, delivering our customers’ products safely and on time, is our primary commitment – every day.
STRATEGIES TO DELIVER
Encouraging the instinctive behaviour of our team to always find ways to solve problems and produce consistent quality is central to our strategy. We are working hard to provide the physical facilities and create the environment that encourages and rewards our people to perform better.
Simon joined Mainfreight in 2001 after graduating as an engineer. He was part of the IT and Business Development teams in New Zealand. After a two year break in the UK, Simon joined the Australian team, where he has been working for the last 10 years in Business Development and now as a General Manager.
Riyaz joined the Mainfreight team in 2000 as part of the operations team at Southdown Lane, Auckland. Over his 20+ year career at Mainfreight he has held a variety of operational and management roles and across New Zealand, Australia and the United States. Since returning to Australia in 2014, he has been a key contributor to the growth and development we have seen in our warehousing business.
Riyaz now leads our Australian Warehousing business.
Grant joined Mainfreight as Financial Controller for Air & Ocean in 1997. In 2001, he relocated to Melbourne charged with maximising business efficiencies following the acquisition of additional international operations in Australia. He then took on the role of Financial Controller for Air & Ocean Australia which eventually led to his appointment as National Manager in 2015.
Dave joined the Mainfreight Melbourne team in 2000, with a strong sales and operational background in domestic and international transport in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. He is focused on growth targets through the ongoing development and retention of a young and motivated sales team.
Shona joined Mainfreight in 1987 in Napier, NZ holding roles in customer service, administration and sales. After a three year break she joined the Australian team in 2003 where she has held operational and management roles, for the past 10 years she has led the Training and Development team in Australia