John Timms General Manager

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Company: KML Retail Management Services

Personal Profile:
In my 27 years in NZ, I have worked for just 6 companies and have increased sales and profits dramatically in every role. I have just finished my role as GM of Van Den Brink Poultry after 5 years where sales grew 50% in a commodity category, market share increased from 16 to over 18% and profits increased 250%. During this time, I focused on driving a new vision/mission throughout the 550 employees and managed to increase the IBM/Kenexa engagement score from 25 to nearly 50.

Advisory Roles:
Advisory Board Member

Interested in:
Private Company

Key Skils:
General Management, Strategy & Planning

Health/Medical/Pharmacy,Primary Industry,Venture Capital/Private Equity


• MBA, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Chicago, USA, June 1986. (Top 5 business school in USA), Honours List • Bachelor of Arts Degree, Franklin and Marshall University, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA, May, 1983, Majors: Business/ French, Honours.