Dr Don Elder

CHAIR/CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Don has worked around the world for 15 years in engineering and leadership roles before returning to Christchurch. From 2000 to 2012 he was CEO of Solid Energy. Don works with a number of NZ and international companies
at board, executive and advisor levels.

Kerry Edwards

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Kerry’s role includes providing strategic support and leadership across all the trading units and brands of Spanbild in both New Zealand and Australia. Working closely with the board and the management team he is focused on growing sustainable results and managing day to day activities.

John McConchie

BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT MANAGER

Mike O’Connell

GROUP FINANCE MANAGER

John drives the achievement of project outcomes working across the Spanbild Group. John is involved in strategic projects that deliver value to our business, franchise/distribution networks and customers. Much of the role is identifying best practice opportunities and process improvement while embedding a design culture.

Mike leads the finance, accounting and administration teams, supporting the achievement of Spanbild Holdings’ strategic and operational goals. Mike also ensures the business performs at the highest level, with timely information available, key business risks identified and appropriate mitigation strategies in place.

Jon-Paul Ferris

GENERAL MANAGER
VERSATILE HOMES AND BUILDINGS

Richard Gray

GENERAL MANAGER
AUSTRALIA

Jon-Paul is the custodian of the Versatile brand in New Zealand.  He is focused on delivering sustainable growth by providing strategic and operational leadership to his team and to the Versatile franchise network. He is aided by a highly skilled team committed to driving value through the franchise network to the end customer.

Richard leads a highly skilled management team who are charged with successfully driving all aspects of the Australian operation. In Australia, our market presence is built around our local manufacturing facilities, delivered to market via the strong presence of the Totalspan brand and it’s national franchise network, along with the Spanbilt business competing in the garden storage shed segment.

Wade Macauley

GENERAL MANAGER
VERSATILE RETAIL

Gregg Somerville

GENERAL MANAGER
TOTALSPAN

Wade has responsibility for the
company-owned Versatile operations – Christchurch and West Auckland  business units. Wade’s focus is implementing effective operational strategies while driving excellence in operational performance – ensuring we  provide quality homes and buildings for our customers, on time and on budget.

Gregg is responsible for the overall management and continued growth of the Totalspan brand in New Zealand. Maintaining a position of market leadership in key market segments through the optimisation of the franchise network is an absolute imperative for Gregg and the team.

Nigel Absolum

MANUFACTURING MANAGER

Nigel heads an extremely experienced team who are responsible for the manufacturing, purchasing, and logistics  functions for the Versatile, Totalspan, and Ideal brands.

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ASSOCIATED BRANDS

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TOTALSPAN Steel Buildings
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