Our expert leadership team is responsible for business success in key areas
General Manager, Diplomat New Zealand
+6421 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 Trade Marketing
+6427 569 2985
Cristina joined Diplomat in 2018, with many years of experience in leading Category Management. She worked for P&G for 18 years before working with Mondelez and Kelloggs. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Bases-Balyar, the leading University in Romania. Cristina is very pleased to reunite with the P&G brands.
Group Human Resources Officer
+6427 573 0699
Sharon joined Diplomat in 2012. She began her career as an HR Manager in the hi-tech industry, and later served for 9 years as P&G Israel’s Head of HR, with additional regional responsibilities. She holds a BA in Business Management and Psychology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and an MBA from Tel Aviv University. She recently relocated to New Zealand to support Diplomat’s APAC operations.
Head of Supply Chain
+6421 251 8664
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 a qualified Chartered Accountant, he is an expert in commercial financing.