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Our Team

We all play a huge part in making the magic happen. With a strong focus on continually improving, we are trained with great care to ensure we understand the importance of exceptional Customer Care & Service. Surrounded by a young hearted team, we enjoy a happy, vibrant environment which helps set us apart.

 
 

Bradley Person
Sales Executive

Brad likes to make sure everything runs smoothly. He’s another happy face in our sales team with a big heart and great enthusiasm for getting things done; accurately and quickly. Good company he is!.

 
 

Cam Blackburn
Dispatch

Adding his touch in the store, Cam’s the man (he is!) who ensures your order will leave on time & in perfect condition ready for their journey. Cam is like a lightning bolt of cheerfulness, always up for a laugh – super happy in his work..

 
 

Chris McConnochie
Customer Care Team Leader

Chris is another gem – one you mightn’t hear much from... but the part he plays is tightening the cogs and applying oil’ to ensure your order reaches you on time & in perfect condition.

 
 

Conor Pullar
Dispatch 

Conor plays his part in the magic, packing your goods ready for their journey. A cheerful young guy with a ready smile, Conor is a bright spark in the store!

 
 

Jacqui Person
Customer Care

Jacqui’s one of our chirpy receptionists, lighting up the day of everyone who phones in or visits. A caring girl, Jacqui is ready to answer your call and lend a helping hand to your needs.

 
 

Jim Boakes
Sales Executive

Jim has great passion for exceptional customer care, he’s a good guy to know. Visiting venues far and wide, he'll make sure you're up to speed with the latest & greatest trends from Vendella and the hospitality world.

 
 

Jonny Stockwell
Store Team Leader

Jonny leads the charge in the store, drawing on his history of managing a major distribution centre (and a young family!) It takes a bit to ruffle Jonny so his steady hand is very appreciated as it’s a busy environment he works in.

 
 

Kathy Shu
Product Development Team Leader 

A master at sourcing cutting edge product with new features, Kathy brings an irreplaceable depth of knowledge to our team. Born & raised in Shanghai and trained in the textile industry, Kathy joined us specifically to strengthen our sourcing links.

 
 

Leon Brodie
After Sales Care 

Leon makes sure our larger orders are delivered in a timely manner. His work goes largely unseen but it’s him we trust to bring the pieces together and get them there on time.

 
 

Luke Brodie
General Team Leader

Luke assists in the daily running of all sectors to ensure every part is working well and functioning smoothly. He also loves meeting customers so is regularly out & about, covering sections of NZ, the South Pacific and further abroad.

 
 

Maike Braasch
Marketing Coordinator

Maike, born & raised in Germany, coordinates our marketing efforts which ensures you are up to speed with what’s new at Vendella. Fluent in German and French, feel free to contact her if you wish to connect with Vendella in your native tongue!

 
 

Marty Brodie
Sales Executive

Marty is like the Salesman equivalent of a Commando. Marty sees so many clients and always leaves a positive vibe. With a passion for customer care, he’s a good guy to know.

 
 

Maryke van der Merwe
Customer Care 

Maryke (pronounced 'mi-rye-ka') joined the team to strengthen our customer service offering! With a very pleasant nature and eye for detail, she is a perfect fit for the team & if you have the chance of speaking with her, I’m sure you’ll heartily agree!

 

 

Michelle Mcnally
Accounts

Michelle is a great person, the kind that asks for more work and grins when the going is tough! Having spent 25yrs in accounts, Michelle has every i dotted and t crossed – your account is in safe hands.

 
 

Michael Boakes
Sales Team Leader

Michael leads the team in great style! He’s an avid sales person who strongly believes in building strong and ongoing relationships so if Mike’s your rep, you can be guaranteed you’ll be cared for.

 
 

Vickie Brodie
Customer Care

Vickie is a helper of many, our ‘lifeguard’ in the office. She’s based in the main office and helps every client & question that comes her way. She’s a reliable player in the sales team, very trustworthy!

 
 

Who's Next?
Career Options  

We're always on the lookout for new team members.  Please email your CV to lukeb@vendella.co.nz for our consideration. thank you!  

 
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Associated Staff 
We have a brilliant team of accompanying people who work mainly in the background to ensure you’re receiving the best of the best.   

 
 

Larnya Bourdot
Graphic Artist 

Larnya has assisted our marketing team for many years now, bringing thoughts & ideas to life through her years of graphic design. Clever at her job, Larnya is helping us spread the news.

 
 

Neville Kennerley
Senior Accountant 

Neville Particularly focuses on financial reporting, cashflow forecasting, variance reporting/analysis, budget development, financial analysis and cost/management accounting.