At the helm

Tiri Group is under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Kevin Tennant and Finance Director Rob Astley. Kevin and Rob have been involved with the group since its inception.

They work with Tiri's Executive Chairman, Nelson based businessman Tom Sturgess, who purchased the group outright in June 2007.

Rob, Kevin and Tom work with the General Managers of each business, who are identified on the right, to strengthen each business's market position.

Tom Sturgess
Tiri Group Limited Executive Chairman

Tom Sturgess

Tiri Group Limited
Executive Chairman

Before immigrating to New Zealand in 1996, Tom was involved with a number of companies in various roles ranging from Chairman, CEO, President and co-owner. The companies included United Stationers Inc, Redman Industries Inc, RBP Holdings Inc, Wingate Partners of Dallas, Swift Independent Corp and Friona Industries.

In partnership with Mercury Capital No. 1 Fund, Tom/Tiri have recently announced the acquisition of Blue Star's NZ print companies (effective Jan 2013) including Webstar, McCollams, Nicholson Print, Format, Printlink, Spectrum, Panprint & Blue Star (print management & distribution).

Tom is also a significant pastoral land owner of Lone Star Farms with eight sheep & beef farms (around 130,000 stock units) from Wairarapa to Otago.

Tom is Chairman of New Zealand King Salmon Inc. and was previously a Board Member of Goldman Sachs JB Were (NZ) Private Equity Fund and Executive Chair of A&R Whitcoulls Group Holdings Pty Limited.

Kevin Tennant
Tiri Group Limited CEO, General Manager RH Freeman and Aspiring Walls

Kevin Tennant

Tiri Group Limited
CEO, General Manager RH Freeman and Aspiring Walls

E. kevin@tiri.co.nz
P. +64 4 232 6009
www.rhfreeman.co.nz
Rob Astley
Tiri Group Limited Finance Director

Rob Astley

Tiri Group Limited
Finance Director

E. rob@tiri.co.nz
P. +64 9 526 9705
Russell Waterhouse
Electrical Supply Corporation Managing Director

Russell Waterhouse

Electrical Supply Corporation
Managing Director

E. Russell@electrical.co.nz
P. +64 7 849 9119
www.electrical.co.nz
Chris van der Werff
New Zealand Insulators General Manager

Chris van der Werff

New Zealand Insulators
General Manager

E. chris@nzinsulators.co.nz
P. +64 27 706 6205
www.nzinsulators.co.nz
Rod McAneaney
Viking Conveyor General Manager

Rod McAneaney

Viking Conveyor
General Manager

E. rod.mcaneaney@vikinggroup.co.nz
P. +64 9 272 9700
www.vikingconveyor.co.nz
Rod McAneaney
Viking Roofspec General Manager

Rod McAneaney

Viking Roofspec
General Manager

E. rod.mcaneaney@vikinggroup.co.nz
P. +64 9 272 9700
www.vikingroofspec.co.nz
Doug Spain
Viking Containment General Manager

Doug Spain

Viking Containment
General Manager

E. doug.spain@containment.co.nz
P. +64 3 335 0167
www.containment.co.nz