Meet Our People
Following a series of senior international marketing and management positions within the New Zealand Kiwifruit Industry, Tony became involved in the printing and labelling Industry as International Marketing Director for Sinclair International in 1994.
In 1999, Tony returned to New Zealand to head up Jenkins Group, and has been immersed in the general labels and packaging business in both New Zealand and Australia focusing on new business growth ever since. When the Group established Jenkins Freshpac Systems, Tony was appointed Managing Director.
Tony holds a BSc from Massey University and has completed the NZIM Advanced Executive Programme. He has been a Director on the Communications and Media Training Organisation, recently merged with Competenz, and is a current Board Member for Print NZ. Tony is also a Director on the Jenkins Group boards in Australia and New Zealand.
Ruth Cobb is the General Manager of PrintNZ. Ruth’s experience and expertise in the industry enable her to provide advice and practical assistance to Members on a wide range of issues, with a special focus on the area of employment law.
"Our industry is made up of businesses that range from the very small owner/operator through to large multi-nationals that all produce a variety of fantastic work and it is very rewarding to be able to work with the people in these businesses. We all have the same goal – to promote print as a positive communication tool and ensure that we have a strong and vibrant industry and it is exciting to be part of this."
Heather Letfus is a Membership Coordinator for PrintNZ. In this role Heather visits Members and provides advice, PrintNZ updates and information on issues affecting businesses.
"I enjoy visiting Members in the workplace to provide any assistance required. As a former business owner within the industry, I understand the issues our Members face and enjoy the challenge of helping companies through providing information and advice where applicable."
Glenda Keegan is a Membership Coordinator for PrintNZ. In this role Glenda visits Members and provides advice, PrintNZ updates and information on issues affecting businesses.
"One of the highlights of my role is forming relationships with Members as we get to know each other over time. I enjoy the variety that this role has to offer and being associated with an industry that is fundamental to everyday life.
"I’m excited about the potential opportunities that lay ahead with regards to being able to help Members with Lean Manufacturing and also Health and Safety."
Pam Seymour is the Administration Officer for PrintNZ.
Pam carries out a variety of duties including organising events, processing event registrations and updating member information in our database.
Colleen de Boer
Colleen de Boer is Office Manager for PrintNZ and the Communications and Media ITO.
Colleen carries out a wide range of administrative tasks that enable the organisations to run smoothly.