People

Our people are our greatest asset.

People

Reno Wijnstok
Managing Director
Reno is a Qualified Accountant BCom, ACA, and ACIS. He is the former President of the Road Safety Manufacturers Association (RSMA). He has various offshore postings for acquisitions, business start-ups, marketing and operational roles.
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Sharron Slater
Finance Manager
Sharron has over 25 years experience in manufacturing. She is our CBA Specialist (Manufacturing and Financial Software) and is responsible for Office Administration and Financial/Treasury Transactions.
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Joanne McMahon
Sales and Marketing Manager
Joanne has over 20 years experience in sales and general management roles in both national and multinational companies. She is responsible for our Sales and Marketing strategies, managing our Territory Managers, Customer Services, Special Projects and our Contracts and Tenders team.
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Paul Brewin
Operations Manager
Paul has more than 30 years experience in manufacturing, procurement, and logistics. He is responsible for nationwide Operations, Logistics, Technical Services, Development and Property Management.
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Sue Surjupersad
Products and Marketing Manager
Sue heads up our Products and Marketing department. With over 15 years experience in New product Development, Marketing, R&D and Transformational Change leadership roles, Sue brings diverse work experience from Research, Manufacturing, Distribution, FMCG, and Technical Industries.
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Sam Askew
Upper North Island Territory Manager
As a long serving member of the RTL Team, Sam has over 15 years experience in the Roading Industry. He has a “Can Do” attitude and goes the extra mile to make sure his customers needs are met.
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Johnny Lendrum
Product & Markets Executive
Johnny works alongside Sue in the Products & Marketing Department looking after marketing, promotions, branding, graphic design and product management including New product Development. Johnny is highly experience in all aspects of our manufacturing and distribution business.
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Talei Lawrence
Sales Co-ordinator - Team Leader
Talei leads our Customer Services Department, coaching our team of Sales Co-ordinators to deliver high quality sales support, account management, and facilitation of orders and quotes. Talei’s role engages across multiple departments to continually deliver customer focused solutions.
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Rishu Verma
Sales Co-ordinator
Rishu works in the Sales Co-ordinators team and has a background in Customer services and sales.
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Joshua Metcalfe
Sales Co-ordinator
Josh works in the Sales Co-ordinators team. He specialises in facilitating our after sales service and technical repairs. He has a background in stock management and procurement in the FMCG sector.
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John Felizardo
Sales Co-ordinator
John joined RTL in 2017. He has an abundance of sales & customer service experience from a variety of industries.
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Shane Hartley
Tenders and Contracts Manager
Shane started with RTL in 2009. He leads our Contracts and Tenders Department. He is heavily involved in all aspects of pricing and planning signage projects, finding solutions to tricky sites and generally helping contractors to get their job done.
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Shane Murray
Technical Services Supervisor
Shane leads our Technical Services Team based in Auckland. Shane brings 25 years international and local experience in various technical roles in the marine, industrial, railways and automation industries. Providing our customers with After Sales service and Technical advice, Shane is our in-house Tech Guru.
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Kerri Cross
National Inventory Manager
Kerri has a customer services, sales and marketing background with over 20 years experience. She has worked in a number of roles during her career including Operations Analyst, Team Leader, Operations Manager, Customer Services & Product Manager and currently has the role of National Inventory Manager.
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Clinton Carter-Johnson
Factory Manager
Clinton has over 25 years experience in manufacturing over a wide range of industries. Clinton looks after all production at our Auckland branch.
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Ahmed Alhassany
HSQE Manager
Ahmed has 10 years experience in health and safety management, in construction, infrastructure, and manufacturing, he leads the company’s drive to prevent injuries,improve the safety culture, and maintain quality management systems and ISO certification.
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David Southgate
Sign Design and Tenders
David has been with RTL since 1990!! David, affectionately known as "Goose" started out on the factory floor and is is highly experienced in all aspects of our sign manufacturing and design. David is our in-house expert on large signs, guide signs and MoTSaM in general. He is highly regarded in our industry.
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Warrick Hart
Operations Facilitator
Warrick has been with RTL for almost 20 years. Warrick has experience in Manufacturing, Operations, Warehousing and Production Administration. Warrick’s role interfaces with multiple departments. He is the go to guy for all things related to our Operating System. He is also one of the Co-Leaders of our very active Social Club.
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Grant Gordon
Warehouse Manager
Grant has over 15 years experience as a Warehouse Manager in the UK and New Zealand, and is responsible for ensuring quality and timely receipt, dispatch and export of all goods from the main RTL stores.
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Scott Thompson
National I.T Manager
Scott has been with the group for over 15 years and is responsible for the management of all national IT infrastructure, systems and services delivered.
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Shaun Watt
Sales Co-ordinator
Shaun has been with RTL for over 7 years now originally starting up in Auckland before making a lifestyle shift to Waihi, when he and his family decided the next change will take place he moved to Wellington to help Re-establish RTL back in the market with a full time presence
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Simon Chamberlain
Central Territory Manager
Simon is responsible for sales, business development and relationships throughout the Upper South Island & Lower North Island.
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Sam Askew
Upper North Island Territory Manager
As a long serving member of the RTL Team, Sam has over 15 years experience in the Roading Industry. He has a “Can Do” attitude and goes the extra mile to make sure his customers needs are met.
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Simon Chamberlain
Central Territory Manager
Simon is responsible for sales, business development and relationships throughout the Upper South Island & Lower North Island.
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Aimee Spencer
Sales Co-ordinator
Aimee started at RTL in 2012 and is a valued member of our Sales Co-ordinator team. Aimee has a great understanding of the business.
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Candice Charlton
Sales Co-ordinator
Candice started at RTL in 2018 and is a valued member of our Sales Co-ordinator team. Candice has previous experience in sales, and really enjoys meeting new people.
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Adrian Hibbert
Factory Manager
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Mark Stevens
Business Development
Mark started here in 1990 as an apprentice so understands most technical aspects of the road sign industry. He specialises in custom sign and support design, also helping with installation training and best practices. He has also had valuable experience with contract and project delivery with a focus on customer service.
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Jen DeBruyn
Sales Co-ordinator
Jen strives for a positive outcome for all our customers. She is a proud Southland girl who likes to get things done. Jen started at RTL in 2015 and now has a in-depth understanding of our product range and valuable experience in meeting and exceeding customer requirements. She has 25 years’ experience in Customer service, sales and I.T.
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Johnny Allen
Lower South Island Sales Representative
Johnny Started with RTL in March 2019 bringing 15 years experience in Sales, Account Management and Customer Service. Johnny is a relationship builder and believes that the platform for opportunities and growth come from exceptional customer care.
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Tyler Birchfield
Factory Manager
Tyler leads our Production Team at our Invercargill branch. Tyler is new to the industry but has great understanding of production & engineering.
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