The Powerpac team

 

David Suckling

David Suckling 

National Sales Director + Pacific Accounts

The longest serving member of the team, David has been with Powerpac since 1981. Over that time he has seen the products we sell change but keeps us focussed on serving the customer by "Selling Solutions"!

Simon Suckling

Simon Suckling 

Sales Manager

Simon joined the company in 1994 and has extensive experience in supplying the engineering industry with metal core drilling and bevelling equipment. He became a Director of Powerpac in 2004 and instrumental in the company’s expansion into construction equipment.
 
Simon has been involved in face to face, hands on selling nationwide and has a passion for being able to provide a high level of product knowledge and enjoys getting an in-depth of the customers needs to ensure they are met correctly, with the right equipment.
 
He enjoys a challenge and is highly competitive and is striving to achieve the company goal of “being a supplier to every commercial construction site in NZ by 2020”

 

Patrick Suckling

Patrick Suckling 

General Manager

Patrick joined Powerpac in 2008 and spent 2 years in operations management and logistics. From there he then took up Stock management, continuous improvement and implementation of lean operations before moving into the financial area of the business in 2011. 

His current focus at Powerpac Group is Finance Management, developing and exploring new opportunities. 

When not in the office Patrick enjoys running in the hills around Wellington and travelling.

 

Jay Suckling

Jay Suckling 

Key Account Manager

Jay has been with Powerpac for 11 years and is responsible for various sales and operations roles within the company.
 
Jay has a passion for the construction industry, working close with the industry leaders providing solutions and developing healthy long-lasting relationships.
His desire for total customer satisfaction means he has a demanding daily schedule with many company's relying on our service offering.

In his spare time he can be found socialising with his mates but is often still working.

 

Tony Locke

Tony Locke 

Key Account Manager

Tony Locke joined Powerpac in July 2015 with the opening of the Powerpac office in Auckland to extend our high performance service to our Upper North Island customers.
 
Tony has an extensive background in sales and service to the Civil construction & Engineering Industries and is focused on providing our customers with solutions on everything for their sites. Tony’s role as a Site responder is to effectively provide customers with what they need to get the job done, no sales hype and no non-sense.

 

Ben Suckling

Ben Suckling 

Key Account Manager

Ben started full time for Powerpac at the end of 2012 after spending all his school holidays working. Ben was our delivery boy for the first 2 years then moved into an operations & sales role for Wellington construction.

Day to day Ben will be out seeing clients, product demonstrations, site measuring/estimating and logistics etc. constantly exploring/ looking out for new products and systems that’ll benefit our customers. 

When Ben is not on the construction site he is surfing, doing CrossFit, fitness, socializing, high adrenalin action sports, working and scenery.

 

Sam Boon

Sam Boon 

Plant Hire Manager 

Sam manages our small plant hire division as well as helping the busy Wellington sales team.

 

Paul Vickerman

Paul Vickerman

Technical Service Manager

Paul joined Powerpac in 2005 and has used his extensive experience in both electronic and mechanical engineering to provide a high level of servicing on a wide range of tools and equipment - from electrical, mechanical and air tools used in the construction industries through to tools for home use.

As our workshop manager, Paul's focus is to continue to build on the excellent reputation that Powerpac has in providing customers with an excellent quality repair service.

 

Louis Swanepoel

Louis Swanepoel 

Supply & Distribution Manager

Louis brings 22 years of experience in the business world, specialising in logistics and transport before moving to New Zealand in February 2016, he was the Branch Manager at a large courier company in South Africa.

His focus at Powerpac is Supply and Distribution which he manages and he is implementing new management systems to help make Powerpac the best of the best.

Louis loves the outdoors, camping, barbeques with his family and also is interested in computers and technology.

 

Tina Lough

Tina Lough 

Sales Support Team Leader

Tina has been with the company since 2014, she had prior experience working part time in a family business during her school holidays, this provided her with a good understanding of the value of giving customers the service they deserve.

At Powerpac her main focus is providing assistance for the sales team, and to ensure that customers are given an excellent experience with us which is remembered by them, she also helps with accounts and finance.

When she is not at work she likes travelling and spending time with family and friends.

 

Louis Hart

Louis Hart 

Signs | Sales & Production 

Louis came to Powerpac in December 2015 straight out of school,with prior experience in design and sign writing from extracurricular studies over the past 3 years.

Louis role at Powerpac signs ranges from selling and marketing the signage to designing and printing the finished product. Louis is constantly thinking and innovating new ways to provide our customers with excellent service and quality signage. 
 
When he is not working Louis likes to play the Saxophone, sing and go for long walks around the hills of Porirua.

 

Steve Hart, Powerpac Group

Steve Hart 

Marketing Manager 

Steve started in September 2016 bringing experience in a wide range of marketing disciplines.

Steve is focused on growing our business by letting everyone know about the wide range of equipment and services we offer. From packaging to social media and graphic design to websites he comes in contact with all areas of the business.
 
When not at Powerpac Steve enjoys spending time with his wife, DIY and having new experiences.