Hobson Leavy is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Brown to the role of General Manager Operations & Supply Chain for Tasti.
Richard has a broad range of experience in the Food and Beverage Industry. Richard joins Tasti from his role as Site Manufacturing manager for Sanitarium – Auckland, where he has worked since 2018.
Prior to working for Sanitarium, Richard has held senior manufacturing roles with Goodman Fielder and with DB Breweries. At Goodman Fielder his roles included Site Manager for Quality Bakers, a 24/7 operation and New Zealand’s biggest bakery and Site Manager for Irvines.
Richard has a strong continuous improvement focus and safety orientation and is an approachable people leader.
Richard commented, “I am excited to join the team at Tasti. Tasti products have always been a family favourite, and I am really looking forward to learn more about how I can assist the team to continue the success of such an iconic NZ company.”
Managing Director Josette Prince commented, “I am confident Richard’s depth of Operations experience will enable him to make an important contribution to our business. Please join me in welcoming him to the Tasti team”.