John has had an extensive executive and governance career, the majority of which has been in the retail and technology sectors. His experience includes over 20 years with The Warehouse Group, starting as a joint-venture partner in 1990 and progressing through senior roles in operation, marketing, merchandise and to his current position as non-executive Director. His career also includes CEO roles with Noel Leeming Group and foodservice distributor Southern Hospitality. Past governance roles include Chair of Powershop and Max Fashions.
He also holds non-executive directorships with Colonial Motor Company and West Auckland Trust Services as well as serving on the advisory board for Data Insights Ltd. John is a Chartered Fellow of the NZ Institute of Directors and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
John and his wife own an eight-hectare vineyard in Marlborough, growing Sauvignon Blanc.