Meet the Team
General Manager / Director
Kelvin has an extensive background in purchasing for a large nation-wide company including importing from various countries.
As director of Colorex Kelvin handles all aspects of purchasing and stock control and keeps an eye on the company’s accounts.
Kelvin is also a director of the Maxim Group NZ – a nation-wide buying group that co-ordinates buying from local and overseas suppliers to ensure value-for-money for our customers.
Sales & Marketing Manager / Director
Originally a toolmaker working on precision engineering projects Vern’s career later morphed into sales. He has many years serving customers in both the cleaning and painting industries.
Vern has a passion for the painting industry and for the customer service that has overseen the growth of this business from a small two-man business to the thriving business it is today.
Overseeing the sales team and digital marketing platforms are part of Vern’s extensive involvement with Colorex.
Customer Services Manager
Tim has over twenty years of experience in shop sales and over ten of these have been with Colorex.
Tim oversees customer’s needs both in the shop and over the phone, and ensures the process runs smoothly through to dispatch or delivery.
At the weekends Tim can be seen walking the many lovely bush walks surrounding Wellington.
Trade Shop Manager
Emilie has had many years of experience serving in trade shops in Wellington and is well respected in the painting and construction trades.
With a passion for customer service Emilie goes the extra mile to ensure each customer is happy and their needs are entirely met.
At the weekends Emilie can be seen kayaking in the beautiful Pauatahanui Inlet.
One of Colorex’s earliest employees Dave has been with the company for many years.
Originally doing deliveries for the company during the day and pumping weights at night, David then moved into a sales roll covering the lower North Island.
Now his experience sees him back at Colorex fulltime in a customer service roll focusing on machinery sales, scaffolding and roof edge protection enquiries and technical support.
Holds the company record for the most amount of kilometres travelled with the least amount of speeding tickets.
Key Accounts Manager
With a passion for sales and customer satisfaction Daniel looks after key accounts within Colorex.
Keeping up to speed with all aspects of Health & Safety in the market place Daniel oversees the stocking and marketing of safety and workwear products to new and existing clients.
The only staff member that enjoys Sushi.
Business Development Manager
Joining the team in 2016 Hayden is a valuable addition to Colorex.
With a background as a programmer and with a knowledge of all things digital Hayden created and manages our website, develops and maintains I.T. systems and on occasion helps out in the store. Hayden has bought Colorex’s internal systems into the 21st century by developing an website/accounting software integration, implementing an online customer portal, custom building the hire system and streamlining our internal processes.
Back in New Zealand after five years in Sydney Jon has settled in the capital city and joined us at Colorex in our busy trade shop.
With vast experience in store work Jon is a natural fit for the role and handles all aspects of inwards and outwards goods in a busy trade shop.
After hours Jon is a tropical fish enthusiast and has lots of experience in the care and breeding of a variety of colourful and delightful species.
Wendy has vast experience in office administration and clerical duties – Wendy is the one who’ll likely answer the phone and steer you in the right direction.
Accomplishes a variety of administration and clerical duties in a friendly and efficient way.
Makes awesome cheese balls!
Darren is responsible for deliveries within the greater Wellington area, bringing goods and hire equipment to tradies on-site.
Negotiating a large VW Crafter van through the narrow streets of the capital city are part of Darren’s daily challenges.
Has a passion for electric vehicles and is saving up hard to secure his very own Toyota Prius
Breanna fills the role of supporting an increasingly busy office environment including some customer service duties such as phone sales and trade shop sales also.
Being EA to the key account’s manager is one of her many challenges in a busy trade shop where customer service is a focal point of our operation.
In the weekends can be seen rollerblading on Wellington’s lovely waterfront.
Is happy when kept fed. It is best to keep on the right side of him.