Meet our dedicated commerical sales and customer services teams.
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Commercial Sales Team
General ManagerIain Hill joined KiwiRail from Express Couriers Limited where he was the Group Manager, Transport and Distribution. Iain has experience in managing large road and air freight networks.
Commercial Sales - Auckland
General Manager SalesLeads KiwiRail Freight’s commercial team of account executives across the lines of business; Import/ Export, Domestic and Bulk/Forestry.Auckland National Manager Import /ExportMike leads the team responsible for freight activities for major import and export customers
Auckland National Manager Bulk /ForestrySteve leads the team responsible for Bulk and Forestry customers, with particular focus on coal and forestry commodities.
Auckland National Manager DomesticJustin Weir leads the team responsible for working with our domestic freight customers the length of the country. Auckland
Commercial Sales - Central and Lower North Island
Key Account Executive Bulk and DomesticKeith, is based in Auckland and responsible for managing existing bulk and domestic customers and growing business on rail within these markets.
Auckland Key Account ExecutiveRoss manages a number of key domestic freight accounts and seeks opportunities to attract new business to rail. Ross is based in Auckland
Auckland Key Account ExecutiveHamish is based in Auckland and works with key domestic customers.
Auckland Key Account ExecutiveAlex is based in Auckland and brings extensive experience in the freight industry to his role of both supporting a number of existing domestic customers and to develop new opportunities.Auckland Key Account ExecutiveCraig works closely with existing Import/Export customers to identify further business opportunities.
Auckland Sales RepresentativeDarryn is based in Auckland and works with cash customers within the domestic market.
Commerical Sales - South Island
Key Account ExecutiveKevin is based in Hamilton and manages key customers across all markets within the Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions.
Hamilton Key Account ExecutiveRon is based in Palmerston North and responsible for business growth in the domestic and export sector in the lower North Island.
Palmerston North Relationship Manager David is based in Wellington and manages all aspects of KiwiRail’s wide ranging relationship with Fonterra.Wellington
Key Account ExecutiveNicole is based in Christchurch primarily looking after Import /Export customers within the region and covers also commercial inquiries from Christchurch as far south as Timaru.
Christchurch Key Account ExecutivePaul is based in Christchurch and is responsible for managing relationships with key KiwiRail customers across all KiwiRail markets, with particular focus on northbound inter-island freight.
Christchurch Sales RepresentativeDebbie is based in Christchurch and manages a growing portfolio of small businesses both regional and national.
Christchurch Key Account ExecutiveNeil is based in Dunedin and responsible for customers in the lower South Island, across all aspects of our business- Domestic, Bulk, Forestry and Import / Export.
National Manager Service DeliverySoren is responsible for the 100-strong customer service and logistics teams based at our Auckland and Christchurch offices.
Auckland Customer Services Manager North Island Import/Export DivisionSharon manages the team who are responsible for ensuring a high level of service is providing for KiwiRail’s Import/Export customers.
Auckland Customer Service Manager - DomesticCatherine leads a team of customer service staff responsible for managing domestic freight movements by rail.
Auckland Customer Service Manager, SouthernLindsay leads a dedicated team of 20 staff in the Christchurch service centre responsible for the booking of all rail cargoes in the South Island onto the rail network.
Christchurch GM OperationsAaron is responsible for all of the operational components of KiwiRail’s Freight Business Unit. This involves the provision of around 55,000 programmed train services a year from 16 terminals throughout the country.
Auckland Regional Manager - NorthernCampbell is responsible for the provision of rail freight and all associated services in the upper half of the North Island, including the busy terminals in Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga.
Auckland Regional Manager - CentralJohn ensures rail operations in the lower North Island and the busy rail-ferry terminals in Wellington and Picton meet the needs of rail customers
Wellington Regional Manager - SouthernMurray is responsible for managing all rail freight operations across the length and breadth of the South Island.