our people

are our biggest asset and greatest differentiator

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MARTIN STACHER

Managing Director

Location: Tullamarine

Martin oversees the overall operations of KIWO Australia within the company and has extensive experience within the printing industry in both Australia and overseas.

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ANNETTE MCCORMICK

Manager Finance and Admin

Location: Tullamarine

Annette oversees and maintains KIWO Australia’s accounts department as well as handling the administration side of the business including the functions of Customer Service and Purchasing.

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JOHN WOOD

Sales and Marketing Screen Printing

Product Champion:
Marabu Graphics, Marabu Digital and Dexerials
Location: Tullamarine

John is an industrial chemist, particularly specialising in printing inks, coatings, press chemicals and stencil making products. He has been the Printing industry for 40 years and has extensive knowledge of the relevant processes in the printing industry.

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GREIG WOOD

Sales and Marketing Screen Printing and Metal Dec

Product Champion:
Zeller + Gmelin, Salchi, Birkan
Location: Tullamarine

Greig manages products from Salchi and Birkan. His extensive experience in sales combined with his printing background and keen understanding of the technical processes involved in printing means that he will be able to guide you through our range towards products that will ensure the best results.

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TOMAS LORENC

Sales and Marketing Digital Printing

Product Champion:
Kornit, Epson, Adelco, Marabu Marashield range, Buerkle LFC
Location: Tullamarine

Selling Digital Printing equipment for more than 10 years Tomas works primarily with the Kornit and Epson DTG printers. Tomas can also help you to find the right alternative ink for your large format digital printer from our Marabu ink range and help you with Burkle liquid coating line inquiries.

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ARTHUR SABILE

Sales and Marketing Screen Printing and Metal Dec

Product Champion:
Zeller + Gmelin
Location: Revesby

Arthur has a chemical background and is in the printing industry for many decades. He has several years of sales experience and works primarily with our Zeller + Gmelin, Salchi, Birkan and Marabu products for our Metal Decoration and Screen customers.

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GRAHAME STEEL

Sales and Marketing Screen Printing and Metal Dec

Involved in:
all issues related to Metal Decoration and Screen Printing including stencils for a variety of screen printing applications, using KIWO and Ulano products.
Location: Revesby

With 35 years experience in screen printing, offset, roll label and in the signage industry, Grahame has a vast knowledge and information to assist most clients’ needs.

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TROY LENTON

Sales and Marketing Textile Printing

Product Champion:
Wilflex
Location: Revesby

Troy is our go-to guy for all matters related to Screen Printing onto textiles. With his long years of experience in running his own supply company in the textile market, he understands the products and processes relevant to the customer needs.

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BILL PORTEOUS

Technical Consultant Screen Printing

Product Champion:
Grunig, Signtronic and KIWO CLEANLINE
Location: Revesby

A chemist by training and with experience in the Screen Printing industry for more than 35 years, Bill is able to understand the customers´ needs and support them with his experience and views.

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IMAN MONEM

Sales and Marketing Digital Printing

Product Champion:
Mutoh, Stahls Heat presses and films, Marabu Solvent- and UV inks
Location: Revesby

Iman has a strong background in the Digital Printing industry in Australia. His main focus within KIWO is the Dye Sub printing application, the Marabu Digital Solvent- and UV inks, the Mutoh range and Stahls Heat presses and films.

 

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Peter Suttie

Technical Consultant Metal Packaging

Involved in:
Peter is the director of packaging consultancy
2C Chemicals.
Location: Tullamarine

He was General Manager of Sicpa’s Coatings Division until 2001 and since then has represented several international groups – among them Mexichem compounds and Lindgens Inks and Coatings. He has been working exclusively with KIWO since 2008.

MARKETING & COMMUNICATION

In charge of this function and recently introduced to our company is Marie Stehr –
she is the driving force behind all aspects of KIWO´s marketing activities.

PURCHASING

At KIWO we take great pride in our range of internationally recognised supplier brands and products.
Monika Jacob (located in Revesby) is in charge of our Purchasing
and she’s in close touch with our Sales Managers and Product Champions
to ensure that we have the right product on stock at all times.

OPERATIONS

Paul McLaughlin and Darren Sach (both located in Tullamarine)
make up our operations team
and ensure smooth running within our company.

WAREHOUSE

Our warehouse team is made up of Paul McLaughlin, Peter Pitruzzello,
Chris Ryan
(all in Tullamarine) and Tanya Lenton (in Revesby) for warehouse duties and logistic.
Their responsibilities involve inventory and ensuring
that products get to customers in a timely fashion.

STENCIL MAKING

Our stencil making experts are Steven Larder, Romeo Samuel,
Edwin Tomales
(all in Tullamarine), Tyrone Michael and Jiaping Yao (in Revesby).
With several years of experience and a can-do attitude,
the teams are in charge of one of the many value added services that we offer in-house.

INK LAB

Our ink lab plays a large role in the colour matching service that we offer our clients.
Staff here include Peter Edwards, Eliu Ben, Paul McLaughlin (all in Tullamarine)
and Stephen Cramer (in Revesby).

CUSTOMER SERVICES AND ADMIN

Our customer service and administrative team is made up of Katie Hao, Sharlene Sach,
Jenny Hunting
(all in Tullamarine), Kylie Kenney and Monika Jacob (both in Revesby).
This warm and friendly group are always happy to offer service and
support of our products to our valued customer base.

SERVICE SUPPORT

Our highly skilled service engineers Chris O’Brien and Martin Vodstrcil
(both in Tullamarine) are the backbone of our Digital Printing activities offering high levels of technical support
to all brands and equipment that we include in our range.

THE TEAM

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MARIE STEHR

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MONIKA JACOB

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Paul McLaughlin

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Darren Sach

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Peter Pitruzzello

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Chris Ryan

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Tanya Lenton

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Steven Larder

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Romeo Samuel

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Edwin Tomales

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Tyrone Michael

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Jiaping Yao

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Peter Edwards

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Eliu Ben

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Stephen Cramer

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Katie Hao

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Sharlene Sach

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Jenny Hunting

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Kylie Kenney

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Chris O´Brien

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Martin Vodstrcil