Derek has spent his entire 40 year career to date working in the Construction Industry both within New Zealand and overseas. Derek has NZCQS and NZCB qualifications which were attained during the 1970’s.
Derek founded Pacific Door Systems back in 1992 with the purchase of Winstone Specialty Products from Fletcher Building.
Now 21 years on the company has become one of Australasia’s leading businesses of its type. This position continues to consolidate as the company maintains its efforts to remain the industry leader.
Derek’s passion for product development and industry innovation has seen the company develop, test, manufacture and distribute numerous new and innovative door and window systems which have been specified and sold throughout New Zealand and overseas.
Derek’s simplistic and pragmatic approach to business is now being used to good effect as he manages an in-house succession plan.
With a continuing and relentless focus on professionalism, quality and credibility Derek is committed to ensuring that Pacific Door Systems continues to deliver to the levels that have set the industry standard.
Mike has been with Pacific Doors for nearly a decade, starting as an apprentice joiner in the Wellington factory in 2003. Mike moved into the General Manager role in late 2012.
Mike has spent time in both the Wellington and Timaru factories working as a joiner and a Foreman before becoming the Production Manager.
Mike's role as General Manager is to oversee the day to day running of the business as a whole, and to ensure that our offering matches what the market requires. This is a constant challenge given the upheaval the construction industry went through as a result of the Christchurch Earthquake, however it is a challenge that Mike thoroughly enjoys and his commitment to product development and best practice manufacturing ensures that Pacific Doors is on the leading edge of the construction industry.
Mike's goal as General Manager is to ensure that Pacific Doors continues to improve as a world class manufacturer that offers its customers a user friendly system, and its staff an enjoyable place to work.
Jeremy moved into the construction industry 10 2010 after spending the previous 10 years working in large corporates, both in NZ and internationally, in finance and marketing roles. Jeremy has a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration from Victoria University after graduating in 2004.
As the Commercial Manager, Jeremy manages Pacific Doors team of Estimators to ensure that the quality of our quotes and tenders is at the highest standard both from a competitive, compliance and presentation point of view. Jeremy is also charged with getting out and about amongst the construction industry to build and maintain the relationships we have with our clients.
Jeremy’s experience working in large corporate environments has helped to streamline some of our ‘back of house’ activities to ensure that we are able to concentrate more on our clients.
Feel free to contact Jeremy if you require anything to do with sales, product development or client relationships.
Specification and Design Manager
With an Advanced Trade Certificate in Furniture Making and many years working hands and in management roles in furniture and joinery firms – both on site and in the factory, Graeme has over 25 years in the building and construction industry.
Graeme joined Pacific Doors in 2005 as the Contracts Manager and very quickly became a go-to-man for our onsite clients looking for advice in regards to installation, trouble shooting and design issues.
Having been with Pacific Doors for over 10 years and spending time in many aspects of the business, Graeme has an indepth knowledge of our products.
Graemes new role as Specification and Design Manager is aimed at using this experience to best assist our clients and in particular aid designers with their specification requirements.