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August 12, 2021

Welcome to our New Committee Members

Two new NZACS Committee Members have been confirmed; Peter Jowett Finalists are confirmed; and the Events Calendar is updated. Read on:

Our partnership with FMCG business has continued to grow from strength to strength this year with the addition of the C&I section in the 2 monthly publication.

FMCG in collaboration with NZACS have published 18 articles so far this year covering supplier and committee members profiles, predictions for the path ahead, research, and innovation in the NZ market.

Click on the link to preview articles and subscribe: Convenience & Impulse Retailing Archives – FMCG Business

New NZACS Committee Members Confirmed

Louise Mitchell – NPD

Louise joins as a retail representative replacing Andrew Lane from Night n Day who stepped down last year.

Louise has been managing multiple categories since the establishment of NPD in 2017 where she moved from Foodstuff’s South Island. She has extensive experience in foodservice and has been pivotal in developing the Refresh Food offering in the new-to-industry NPD sites in the South Island.

Joanna Graham – BP

Jo has had a varied international career, including stints in the UK and China.  She has held technical and commercial roles at Fisher & Paykel, Diageo and most recently bp, where she currently heads up Convenience Trading for ANZ.  

Jo lives in Melbourne with her family and holds a Bachelor of Consumer & Applied Sciences (Honours) from Otago University. 

Meet our Peter Jowett Finalists

We are in the process of finalising dates and venues for our annual Peter Jowett scholarship & awards night.

The PJ topic for 2021 is…

“In light of COVID 19 and the changes in shopper behaviour and dynamics, what opportunities has this pandemic presented for Convenience retailers to change the way they retail and look for areas to deliver sales growth and foot traffic for their businesses”.

It is my pleasure to introduce our four finalists who will compete for our two scholarships this year.

Andrew Olsen – Frucor Suntory
Key Account Manager P&C

Kailee Reed – BAT NZ
Trade Marketing Rep

Chad Beets – BAT NZ
Specialist Trade Marketing Rep

Sergei Morgan – BAT NZ
Trade Marketing Rep

2021 Events Calendar

February 2021
2020 membership – OPEN

March 18th, 2021
NZACS fundraiser golf tournament – COMPLETE
Auckland – Takapuna

May & June 2021
State of the Industry Breakfast Meeting – COMPLETE
Auckland & Christchurch

2021 – TBC
C-Store simulation Workshop – subject to Australia border openings

Postponed to 6th & 7th April 2022
C&I Expo trade show & Leaders’ summit
The Cloud

September / October 2021 – Date TBC
NZACS Peter Jowett Scholarship and Awards Night

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