Our CEO and Executive Leadership Team are derived from diverse backgrounds as are many of our Managers and Employees. This diversity creates great value for the company and enables us as an organization to be; innovative, responsive to opportunity, embracing of change and dynamic.


Simon Ellis

Managing Director

Simon is responsible for managing and driving the development and commercial performance of PMP New Zealand’s operations. Simon has held numerous senior roles in the printing industry, most recently CEO of Beacon Media Group. He has many years of industry involvement with PrintNZ and associated training organisations.  A past President of the Printing Industries Association of Auckland and also served on the national body (PrintNZ). He was made a Life Member of PrintNZ in 2008. Simon is currently the President of NZ Community Newspapers Association.


Kim Schofield

Sales and Marketing Director

Kim Schofield is the head of Sales and Marketing at PMP New Zealand.  Kim began her career as a graduate on the DHL trainee management program. She has since spent time in senior customer management and business development roles at Spark ( then Telecom ) & Telstra. Kim's previous  roles also include  senior sales leadership positions at DHL, NZ Post and Blue Star Group.  Kim has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Otago majoring in Education and Psychology.


Barry White

General Manager South Island

Barry has been with the company 40 years which makes him PMP New Zealand’s longest serving employee. His experience and knowledge of the industry is an invaluable asset to our customers.


David Lindsay

GM Finance, IT & Administration

David has been with PMP since 2007; initially qualified with a “Big 4” Chartered Accounting firm, David has over 20 years financial and commercial experience across a broad range of industries and sectors both in New Zealand and overseas.


Mark Botting

GM Supply Chain

Mark is responsible for the smooth running of PMP Distribution including warehousing, field delivery and client services. Prior to joining PMP, Mark had 25 years senior management specializing in Operations, Supply Chain and Logistics, for a variety of businesses in New Zealand and overseas. Mark has an accounting qualification, a science degree and an MBA and is dedicated to providing the best solution and experience possible for clients. In his spare time Mark practices martial arts, and enjoys trail running.


David Hogan

General Manager - Gordon and Gotch

David Hogan was appointed General Manager of Gordon and Gotch Australia and New Zealand in March 2013.

David started his career in finance in the banking sector before moving into magazine publishing at Southdown Press in 1991, just as PMP Ltd was formed.

Over his last 22 years at PMP Ltd, David has held senior roles in Operations, Circulation, Client Services, Retail and IT in both Publishing and Distribution. As a result he is highly cognisant of all stages of the magazine supply chain.

He became General Manager of GGNZ in 2011 and authored and implemented a successful transformational plan.

His wealth of knowledge, market experience and vision for the Australian magazine industry is one of the finest in Australia. His enduring passion for excellence continues to drive developments at GGA today so we remain best in class and offer domestic and international publishers and distributors truly multi-platform distribution solutions.


Craig Harrison

Auckland Site Manager

At PMP Craig is responsible for all facets of the company’s sheetfed and web printing operations. To date Craig has amassed 26 years within the print industry much of which printing the New Zealand Herald at APN Print (Penrose). He has also held senior roles in procurement of paper, sales support and sheet-fed and web operations management. Away from the presses and flouro safety shirts, Craig will be found fishing on the Hauraki Gulf.

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