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Shane Webby

Managing Director

 

Shane Webby is owner and Managing Director of Twin.  He has worked in the FMCG industry for over 20 years.  The majority of that time Shane worked at Heinz Wattie’s in both domestic and international sales roles.  After assuming the GM International Business for Heinz Wattie’s in 2008, in 2009 he headed the NZ Domestic Sales Team for six years, and was part of the Executive Team.  In 2015, Shane fulfilled a lifelong dream of owning his own business and bought a majority stake in Twin Agencies Ltd.  Shane continues to lead Twin in his capacity as Managing Director.  He is also a Board Member of the NZ Food and Grocery Council, an industry body supporting the FMCG industry.  Within this Board role Shane is Chair of the FGC Talent and Diversity Working Group, a volunteer group tasked with attracting, developing and retaining key talent in FMCG.

His personal life is filled with his wife Jennifer and four children, where they have made Auckland their home after moving from Waikato.  A keen interest in sports is shared by the family, so there is never a dull moment.

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Hannah Manu

National Business Manager

 

Hannah joined the Twin team in 2016, bringing with her a wealth of industry knowledge. Hannah began her FMCG career at Pernod Ricard before joining Heinz Wattie's in 2001, where she spent 14 years developing her experience and skills. She worked up through various roles within the sales team, including Key Account Manager, Category Manager and PEL Customer Manager, where she lead her team to be awarded Supplier of the Year in 2009.  In 2011 Hannah transitioned into the marketing team, finishing up as Head of Marketing in 2014. After spending a year as General Manager of a Design Agency, Hannah then took the role of National Business Manager at Twin.

In this role, Hannah has a dual purpose of working with brands to develop winning sales, category and marketing strategies, and to drive strong relationships at a head office level. She leads a team of experienced Account Managers who are results driven and highly regarded in the industry.

Outside of work Hannah and her husband Sefita are kept busy raising four daughters, which involves supporting and coaching a variety of sports, and wherever possible long days at the north shore beaches.

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Dave Tomlinson

National Field Sales Manager

 

Dave joined the Twin team in 2005 after spending most of his career in FMCG retail management in both the UK and NZ. His career began as a Grocery Manager in Prestos Supermarket chain in the UK in 1984, and in 1989 he moved to NZ where he completed the Store Management Trainee Program whilst at Woolworths Pukekohe. 

In 1991 he returned to the UK where his love of food saw him managing several restaurants.

Dave returned to NZ in 1994 to raise a family and joined Pak’n Save in Hamilton, where he gained broad experience, including Grocery & Liquor Buyer and Assistant Store Manager. He also served on the Pak’n Save Auckland ranging committee for five years which gave him great insight into balancing supplier and retailer goals.

Since joining Twin Dave has had a number of sales roles, and in 2016 took up the newly created role of National Field Sales Manager. He enjoys the constant challenge of leading and empowering our highly motivated and experienced team, delivering to our Brands’ expectations, and also satisfying the retailers requirements.   

He has two daughters and a son, is married to Rae, and when not working he enjoys seeing live music, and sharing fun times with family and friends over good food and wine.

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