Lead Team

Find out more about Steel & Tube’s Lead Team. Scroll down the page to view each manager’s profile.

  • Dave Taylor

    Chief Executive Officer and Non-independent Director
    Appointed Chief Executive Officer and a Director on 5 October 2009, Dave was previously General Manager of the Australian Reinforcing Company, a subsidiary of OneSteel. In 22 years at the BOC Group, he held a number of senior executive positions, initially in the United Kingdom and later as President BOC Gases Korea, based in Seoul, and Managing Director Process Gas Solutions South Pacific, based in Sydney. Dave is a Director of all subsidiary companies in Steel & Tube Holdings.
  • Janie Elrick

    Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
    Janie joined the Company on 9 January 2012. She is a former Chief Financial Officer at Livestock Improvement Corporation, Synlait and Zespri, and General Manager Corporate Finance with the New Zealand Dairy Group of Companies and Fonterra. Janie has also held governance roles in the health and food research industries.
  • Phil Abraham

    BBS, MBA
    General Manager Distribution
    Phil joined the company in June 2015. He has held senior management roles with Repco New Zealand, Wrightsons, the New Zealand Lotteries Commission and New Zealand Post. He is also a former CEO of Save the Children New Zealand and Manfeild Park Trust.
  • Dave Clegg

    General Manager Human Resources
    Dave joined the Company on 1 June 2010. He has more than 20 years’ experience in human resources management, including consulting to a New Zealand corporate as Acting General Manager Human Resources and as Change Manager for a major enterprise transformation project.
  • Dennis Boyle

    DipBusAdm, PGDipL&SCM
    General Manager Supply Chain
    Dennis joined the Company on 26 January 2011. He has held supply chain leadership roles in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, and has been involved in successful change management projects and developed competitive supply chains from strategy design through to execution.
  • Steve Kubala

    General Manager Stainless
    Steve first joined the Company with the purchase of Cable Price Steel in 1989. In 1995 he left to join Mico Wakefield, returning to S&T in 2007. Since that time he has held a number of senior managerial roles across the Company. His most recent, as Integration Manager, saw him lead the assimilation of the company now trading as S&T Stainless.
  • Steve Williams

    General Manager MSL
    Steve started with Manufacturing Suppliers Ltd in 1991, firstly establishing the Hamilton branch. In 1994, he moved and set up the Palmerston North branch and later the Wellington operation. In 2001, Steve returned to Hamilton, before setting up Mt Manganui in 2003. Six years later, Steve was asked to relocate to Auckland as GM Auckland. Since being under S&T from August 2015, Steve now assumes the role of GM MSL.
  • Ross Pickworth

    MBA, B.E
    General Manager Infrastructure
    Ross joined the Company on 5 December 2016. He has had significant experience in the management and leadership of infrastructure supply and service businesses and has held GM roles with Holcium Cement and Delta Utility Services.

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