Our People

Our people
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Our people makes us who we are at James Hardie

Our determination fuels our energy and passion to bring fresh ideas and inspiration to complex problems. We apply our skills to deliver our entrepreneurial spirit, a commitment to our people and the high expectation for excellence. Our people are our most valuable asset – they are skilled problem solvers that believe challenges can be opportunities.

Leadership Team

Meet the people in our team
Our diverse management team cover the key areas of supply chain, manufacturing, technical, sales, marketing, human resources, and finance.
Alan Bones
Country Manager - New Zealand
Alan Bones
Country Manager - New Zealand
Alan has extensive knowledge of the building industry with over 25 years experience across New Zealand and Australia.
Jennifer Warnock
Head of People and Performance
Jennifer Warnock
Head of People and Performance
Jennifer has over 14 years experience in HR and is dedicated to developing people and creating an engaging company culture.
Rachel Firman
National Sales Manager
Rachel Firman
National Sales Manager
Rachel has over 9 years experience in the building industry within both marketing and sales.
Paul David
Marketing Manager
Paul David
Marketing Manager
Paul has worked within the New Zealand building industry for over 12 years including new product development and product management.
Singh Kamboj
Technical Support Manager
Singh Kamboj
Technical Support Manager
Singh has over 30 years experience in dealing with complex building designs, construction management and developing new building solutions. This includes over 16 years experience in developing new fibre cement products and influencing designers, architects and regulators on adopting new building solutions to enhance the building performance standards.
Susanne Kubica
Finance Manager
Susanne Kubica
Finance Manager
Susanne is an experienced senior finance professional with international exposure.
Jeremy Whitten
Plant Manager
Jeremy Whitten
Plant Manager
Jeremy has over 9 years in manufacturing experience and oversees the Penrose Plant which covers two sites, one processing and converting raw materials into fibre cement products, the second finishing the cured product ready for distribution nationwide.
Senga Ogle-Powell
Supply Chain Manager
Senga Ogle-Powell
Supply Chain Manager
Senga has worked at James Hardie New Zealand for over 15 years, her passion and dedication make her a highly valued member of the team.

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