leadership
& governance

HEATHER GRACE

DIRECTOR

NZCS, NZIM Mgt Dip, Dip Psy (workplace

  • GM of Zenith Tecnica Jun 2020 to Sep 2022 business improvement, global growth.
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  • Independent Director Quantifi Photonics Aug 2018 to Jun 2022. Capital raise, acquisition, global growth.
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  • TechBiz Success, 2011 to present. Technology business growth coach.
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  • GM Rebain International May 2005 to May 2011. Grew business from $10m to $20m during GFC.
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WILLIAM STOW

GENERAL MANAGER

BSc (Hons), Mini-MBA, PMI-ACP

  • GM of Zenith Tecnica from Sep 2022. Strategy, operations and business development.

    Chief Scientific Officer, MitoQ Ltd Sep 2018 to Jul 2022. Technical & Executive Management.

    Grew revenue and staff count by 10x over 5 years.

    Medical & Scientific Affairs Director, MitoQ Ltd Apr 2016 – Sep 2018. Growth from start up.
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TRENT MAINWARING

OPERATIONS MANAGER

BEngTech

  • Operations Manager of Zenith Tecnica June 2018 – Present HSE, security, procurement, lean manufacturing

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  • Production Manager June 2014 – June 2018

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  • 8.5 years at Zenith Tecnica, First Employee

    20+ years engineering experience: project management; production management; machine & component design; fabrication; casting; and laser cutting.

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  • Manage key business growth projects and facility improvements.

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PETER SEFONT

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

BE

    • Technical Director of Zenith Tecnica June 2020 – Present

      Production Lead & Manager from May 2018 – June 2020

      6 years at Zenith Tecnica

      Manage key client relationships and business development

      Icehouse Leadership Development Programme

      EBM Material Development (Level 3) – GE Additive

      Founding member Auckland Aerospace
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VICTOR GILLET

QUALITY MANAGER

BTEC; Prepa-License 3 / Equiv. BS.

  • QM of Zenith Tecnica for 4.5 years Manage Quality Systems and Compliance

    14+ years of Industrial Experience:
    R&D of Medical Devices 2010 to 2015,
    QM of Mining Operation in Madagascar/Mauritius 2015 to 2017, Lead Medical Auditor (compliance and regulatory) 2017 to 2018
    QM of Zenith Tecnica 2018 to Present
    QM of OSSIS Limited 2020 to Present

     

    Certified Lead Auditor (ISO9001, ISO13485)

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dan todd

workshop MANAGER

NZCert – Boat Building

    •  WM of Zenith Tecnica for 6 years

    • Responsible for delivery in-full & on-time

    • Manages equipment installation and maintenance
      Diploma Arcam EBM Technical Deep Dive


    • 16+ years of fabrication and manufacturing experience: light & heavy welding; hydraulic systems; electrical systems; large machinery.
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kurt schmidt

production MANAGER

MEng (1st class Hons), BEngTech

  • Production Lead & Manager from May 2020 –Present

    Responsible for delivery in-full & on-time and business development activities
    4 years at Zenith Tecnica
    Published Author in the field of additive manufactured surfaces and failure mechanics

    EBM Material Development (Level 3) – GE Additive

    Icehouse Consultative Sales Program

    8+ years engineering experience: hydraulic engineering; sales engineer; machine & component design; software development.

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morgan worthington

marketing & creative lead

BBus

    • Marketing & Creative Lead from April 2021
      Responsible for all Digital and Physical Marketing activities.

      Focuses on the entire customer journey and experience, sales funnel, advertising, event management, website, graphic design, social media and communication.

      Develops and builds digital processes and automations

      4+ years in Marketing, Project Management & Co-ordination roles.