Manufacturing, Supply & Systems

Businesses are operating in a constantly changing landscape of competing resources requiring participants to; embrace technology, understand their processes from end-to-end and develop an agile and inclusive workforce.

nem has an unparalleled team of experienced Partners that are committed to making a positive difference to the businesses they assist.

Services at a glance

Market channels

  • Business-to-Business

  • Grocery

  • Retail

  • Imports

  • Exports

  • Third Party Distributors

  • E-Commerce

  • Franchising

  • Home Shopping

Experienced partner group covering 

  • Supply Chain and Manufacturing ‘Lean’ principles

  • Procurement and Tender Processes

  • Strategy Development and Implementation

  • Commercial operations

  • Project Management

  • Finance

  • Sales, Marketing and Business Development

  • Compliance (Statutory, Regulatory, Code of Conduct)

  • Regulatory and Government Affairs

  • 3PL

Products

  • Fresh Foods

  • Manufactured Foods

  • FMCG

  • Beverages

  • Packaging

  • Metal Fabrication

  • Timber Fabrication

  • Building Materials

  • Lubricants

  • Automobile and Related

  • Petroleum & Petrochemicals

  • Water & Wastewater Treatment

  • Advanced Manufacturing

  • Clothing & Footwear

  • Fashion Accessories

  • Pharmaceutical

  • Health Devices


Partners at a glance

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Richard Moss

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Richard is an aeronautical and advanced weapons systems electronics engineer with extensive military and civilian experience. With an initial move into the petrochemical industry and further moves into the information technology and telecommunications industries, Richard has deep systems, process and major project expertise which he has successfully applied to a diverse range of businesses since joining the firm.

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Barry Anchen

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With applied science and applied chemistry qualifications, Barry is a manufacturing and operations specialist with deep chemical and petrochemical expertise across South Pacific and Asia. His experience spans product line improvement, supply and sales performance enhancement through complex wholesale distributor and retail channels.

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Bernie Bicknell

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Bernie qualified as an Accountant in 1973 and commenced his career as a Commercial trainee with BHP before working for Conga Amalgamated, the food & wine division of the Valmorbida Group. He joined RJR Nabisco in 1981 and moved through various financial roles, before a major career change wherein he ran the Foodservice division. The sale of Nabisco to Uncle Tobys saw Bernie return to finance at ICI Dulux.

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Brendan Bourke

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With decades of experience with a diverse range of industrial products, Brendan is the firms’ business-to-business industrial products specialist. This spans manufacturing, importing, distribution and retail across hardware, refrigeration, lubricant, consumer durables, building products and industrial products. These skills have been applied across a variety of businesses from start-ups to intergenerational businesses.

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Greg Bourke

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Having commenced his career in the accounting profession, Greg completed an MBA and progressed from CFO roles to General Management and ran one of Australasia’s pre-eminent publicly listed FMCG Food Manufacturers. He has broad agribusiness and food expertise that spans farm gate through to major national retail and consumer brands. 

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Brian Chertkow

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Brian commenced his career in South Africa in the aeronautical industry before moving into automotive components where he was at the forefront of the introduction of LEAN manufacturing. On immigrating to Australia he applied the principles to great effect as he empowered the key stakeholders to embrace the philosophies and principals of LEAN to all aspects of business.

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Andrew Dick

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With a lifetime of involvement with agriculture, Andrew is the firms’ Agribusiness specialist. Having worked in the UK in the grains & malt industry, Andrew immigrated to Australia to lead AFFCO, which he developed from inception to lead a $2.9BN network of leading fruit companies. In 2011 he joined the firm and has applied his skills and experience to a wide range of businesses across many industry sectors. Andrew is retained in a mentoring, advisory and director capacity in many organisations. As part of his work he is a Chair of TECR 209 at the Executive Connection.

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Phil Downing

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Phil is a chemical engineer who is a manufacturing and supply chain specialist with deep expertise gained in the petrochemical, confectionery, food and beverage industries.  His experience spans greenfield factory development, construction, expansion, consolidation, automation, manufacturing management, QA, R&D, procurement and logistics across a wide range of industries and countries.

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Greg Garrihy

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Having come through the electrical industry, Greg is an industrial automation and process control solutions specialist. He has decades of experience developing, building and managing flexible automated manufacturing systems in a wide range of industries. Since joining the firm, Greg has applied this expertise to assist a large and diverse range of businesses to improve competitiveness, efficiency and profitability.

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David Herman

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A lawyer by profession, David is a retail specialist in business growth and organisational transformation. Over the last 25 years, David has led/supported the migration, growth and transformation of several leading global retails brands in Australia and the Pacific Rim. He brings to nem a strong background in retail and is a champion of customer service/client insights. David also has a successful track record backed by innovation, strategic thinking and positive sector disruption.

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Andrew Jones

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Is an industrial research scientist with deep industrial product experience with polymers, which spans industrial products, building products, packaging and research & development industries. As a co-founder of the firm Andrew has had nearly two decades of experience working with a wide range of privately owned and operated businesses and applying the disciplines and skills obtained from an extensive career.

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Nick Mennell

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A mechanical engineer that is a manufacturing and systems specialist spanning CAD, CAE, FEA and Topology Optimisation in addition to CAM, ERP, RDMS and PDM. Deep aerospace, automotive, motor sport and construction equipment industry expertise; in addition to working with a wide range of clients in a multitude of industries. 

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Ross Raymond

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Has extensive experience growing and managing businesses in the extraction, construction and petrochemical sectors and is the firms’ environmental, recycling and extractive industry specialist. Ross also has extensive family business experience which he has applied to assist a multitude of business owners since joining the firm. 

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Chris Simpson

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Chris has extensive industrial textiles experience in the civil and construction industries and is a sports and recreational surfaces subject matter expert.

He has comprehensive  experience in realigning product portfolios with alternative channels and markets, helping businesses to optimise market share, brand equity, functional competence and profitability across a range of industries. 

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Derek Stott

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A chemical engineer that is a manufacturing, operational and technical sales management specialist with broad general management experience across specialty chemicals, water management and general manufacturing industries. He has worked with a multitude of businesses over the past 6 years and is an expert proponent of the firms’ cama™Methodology.

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Gary Tempany

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Having come through some of the region’s most demanding retail environments to hold national merchandising, marketing and category management roles Gary is the firm’s retail supply chain expert. Gary’s expertise spans a wide range of industries, from fresh food through to industrial products, and he has assisted a wide range of the firm clients since he joined. 

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Val Zdzitowiecki

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Is a mechanical engineer that is a capital works and facilities management expert. His expertise has been gained and applied in the property investment and portfolio management industry and the mechanical services industry and he is at the forefront of the assessment and implementation of energy consumption and optimisation technologies. 

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