Our expert leadership team is responsible for business success in key areas
Chief Executive Officer, Diplomat New Zealand
+ 64 21 972 166
Barry joined Diplomat in 2018. He is a highly experienced leader with success in strategic business development, mergers and acquisitions, and stakeholder engagement. Barry has had experience with Lion Nathan Limited, Coca-Cola Amatil NZ Limited, and Goodman Fielder, and was awarded the Prime Minister’s Business Scholarship in 2015. He completed the Advanced Management Program at Columbia University in New York City, and holds an MBA from Massey University.
Head of Finance
+ 64 21 675 113
Russell joined Diplomat in 2018, with many years of experience as a CFO with companies such as Davis Food Ingredients, Repco and Hansell’s, as well as a senior commercial role at Goodman Fielder. Russell holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Canterbury and is qualified Chartered Account, he is an expert in commercial financing.
Head of Trade Marketing
+6427 569 2985
+64 21 503 355
Head of Supply Chain
+ 64 21 251 8664
National Activation Manager
+64 27 595 8660
National Business Manager – Foodstuffs
+64 27 246 0044
Strategic Projects Manager
+64 27 569 3249
Armand joined Diplomat in 2015 as a Financial Analyst in South Africa. Armand relocated to Diplomat New Zealand and establish the analysis function. After gaining experience as a Commercial Finance Manager, he took up the role as Business Development Manager for Diplomat, establishing brands such as Lotus and Duracell. His current role is focused on business growth through mergers and acquisitions.
Business Development Manager & Pharmacy Lead
+64 27 547 1032
National Business Manager – WWNZ & Compliance Channel
+64 21 584 624
Tommy has joined Diplomat in 2019 as a KAM for WWNZ. He has started his career in Countdown working in-stores for 3 years and further developed his career path into WWNZ head office in the Merchandising department. He has lead majority of the Health & Beauty categories but his core categories were Men’s grooming/Deodorant & Sunscreen categories.