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Meet the ESC Team

Steve Priest
General Manager
Steve is an experienced CEO and General Manager, with over 40 years of working in the Electrical wholesale industry, Steve’s skills in Operations Management, Sales Management, Team Building is what helps drive a continually growing business and team. Hard work with a mixture of fun are the priorities and what drives him, to make ESC a great place to work.
Scott Freeman
BSc (Tech)
Sales Manager
Scott has been in the electrical industry all his working career with roles within the electrical wholesale industry and with suppliers. He has been with ESC as National Sales Manager since 2017 and brings with him industry wide knowledge to support and mentor the sales team.
Alan Stroud
Auckland / North Sales Representative
Alan comes from the busy world of FMCG and is excited to join the ESC team. Whilst Alan is learning the electrical trade, he has strong skills in account management and works towards building good business relationships.
Connor Gotty
Electrical Engineering (Electrician for Registration)
Auckland Sales Representative
With 6 years of experience as a qualified Electrician, Connor brings with him a vast knowledge and understanding of the electrical industry. His role as one of the Auckland Sales Rep exposes him to daily challenges, where he is able to utilise his previous experience on the tools to find the best solution.
Piet Vreede
Waikato Sales Representative
Piet is currently our Waikato / Pukekohe & Coromandel Rep, and has been involved in the electrical industry since 2004. Before his time here at ESC, Piet started in the stores and worked up to technical regional support roles including Data and Technology and Industrial specialities within wholesale.
Aaron Reid
Bay of Plenty / East Coast Sales Representative
Aaron has been in the electrical wholesale industry for the past 15 years in various roles. He has a broad range of experience dealing with customers from domestic through to infrastructure. Aaron enjoys helping find solutions for electrical wholesalers and contractors to better their businesses.
Rob Ormsby
Lower North Island Sales Representative
Rob has worked in the Electrical Industry for over 30 years and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. Rob is our Lower North Island Sales Representative and covers the territory from New Plymouth to Wellington.
Hayley Stevens
Christchurch / Lower South Sales Representative
Hayley comes with 12 years wholesale experience in the South Island before coming to ESC as a sales representative. She brings an open honest approach to sales and a wealth of product knowledge to help support both branch and contractor.
Adam Blake
Christchurch / Upper South Sales Representative
Adam Joined ESC in 2021 and prior to ESC he had 13+ years in the HVAC industry with a variety of roles such as Apprentice, Customer Service Manager and General Manager. Adam has a goal to ensure great product support and training is readily available in the upper South Island.
Marcel Van der Park
NZCE (Electrical)
Commercial Manager
Marcel has worked in the electrical industry for over 40 years and brings a wealth of technical skill and experience to the company. With a specialist background in motor control and power distribution systems, Marcel manages the Suppliers, Products, Masterfile and Distribution.
Edward Callaghan
Ventilation and Commodity Product Manager
Edward has come to Electrical Supply Corp with over 14 years of experience in the Electrical and Plumbing Industry, with a speciality in Air Movement along with Tools & Commodity Products.
Jake Keller
Electrical Engineering (Electrician for Registration)
Technical & Services Specialist
Jake has a long history and experience base in the electrical industry, starting out as an electrician he gained his qualifications and has experience in Domestic, Commercial, and Industrial electrical work. This experience base has been invaluable for his role of Project Coordinator and System support of the Nexus RF and LX systems.
Raza Ali
Motor Control and Power Distribution Product Manager
Raza has come to Electrical Supply Corp with an experienced sales, and application engineering background. He specializes in Motor control and power distribution products, and has worked in Asia, Middle East, and Oceania.
Tarina Fordham
Masterfile & Inventory Coordinator
Tarina started in the warehouse at ESC, then moved into customer service and now Masterfile & Inventory Coordinator. Tarina's role ensures the business runs smoothly day to day, by working with difficult figures and reports ensuring all data is accurate and up to date whilst communicating effectively with suppliers/wholesalers.
Bridget Ellison
Logistics & Account Manager
Bridget has been with ESC since 2001 and her experience and in-depth knowledge of the company is invaluable. Bridget has done many roles in her time here, and for the last while, she has been looking after the ordering of all our stock, along with keeping the accounts in order.
Rhys Pollard
Marketing Manager
Rhys has worked in a number of roles here at ESC over the last 18 years, from Waikato Rep, Customer Services Supervisor and Purchasing Officer. He returned back to us after being away for 6 years to the Role of Marketing Manager.
Tim Scott
Internal Technical Support / Motor Control & Distribution
Tim is one of our fresh faces here at ESC. He has many years of technical experience and support.
Leanne Fox
Customer Services / Internal Sales
Leanne has worked previously in sales and as a Sales Rep in the switchboard industry. After raising a family and a move to Hamilton from Auckland, and joined ESC in Customer Services.
Caitlin Hayes
Customer Services & Office Administration
Caitlin joined ESC in 2021 in a Customer Services & Office Administration role and is one of the friendly voices at the end of the phone. Caitlin strives to deliver outstanding service and support for our customers and will efficiently process your orders and assist with enquiries.
Rebekah Chesney
Customer Services & Office Administration
Rebekah started with the company in 2020 as Packroom Supervisor and has decided to take up a new challenge in our Customer Services Team.
Amish Sharma
Graphic Designer
Amish is one of the fresh new face's in 2022, and brings his years of freelance experience to the company. He has a passion for interface design and solving problems through the use of design.


Meet the Distribution Centre Team

Ian Ellison
Distribution Centre Manager
Ian has been with ESC since 2009, and has been Managing our Distribution Centre for the duration. Ian oversees a wonderful hardworking team who receive, manufacture and dispatch our vast range of products. Ian and his team are "second to none", and strive to provide the best quality service possible and enjoy going the extra mile to help our customers.
Distribution Centre Team
If you’ve ever received a package from us here at ESC, you can be sure that it has been carefully prepared, picked and packed by one of these wonderful hardworking people.


Meet the Idea Services Team

Idea Services Team
One of the departments that we are so proud of here at ESC is our Idea Services bulk packaging team. ESC has been a longtime supporter of Idea Services, and the work that they do. For over 20 years ESC has employed this group of outstanding people. They work hard ensuring that our Jars of screws and fastenings are labeled, and have the correct quantities of product in them.


Meet the Enhance Light Team

Enhance Light is a Division of Electrical Supply Corp
Jonathan Foreman
Design & Specification Manager - Lighting
Jonathan is a creative and enthusiastic individual, with a passion for all things lighting. He has successfully executed projects in a multitude of environments including sports stadiums, supermarkets, manufacturing and warehousing, education, workplace, and high-street retail. With an acute eye for detail and an understanding of a client’s requirements coupled with extensive knowledge of lighting allowing Jonathan’s clients to be serviced in a professional and forth right manner.
Aaron Brown
BDes (Hons), PG Cert Eng (Lighting) TechIES
Lighting Engineer (enhance light)
Aaron is an experienced Lighting Designer who has a passion for exceeding his client's expectations through thoughtful design, quality service and an eye for detail. Having been involved in many award winning projects Aaron has built a portfolio of work he can be very proud of.
Nikki Serrurier
GCertScTech (Lighting)
Sales & Project Support - Lighting
Nikki has been working in the Electrical Industry for over 10 years. She has broad knowledge and experience in Commercial, Residential & Emergency Lighting.
Sanna Li
BE (Hons)
Lighting Designer / Consultant
Sanna is a passionate and creative Electrical Engineer with demonstrated experience in the lighting and construction industry. Skilled in Lighting Design, Project Estimation, Project Management, Technical Support and Sales.


Meet the Lighting Projects Team

Maurice Davies
GCertScTech(Lighting), TechIES
Emergency Lighting Design & Support
Maurice has come to Electrical Supply Corp with over 16 years of lighting experience from within the industry from general lighting to commercial lighting and emergency lighting. Being in the specification of luminaires as well as lighting design, Maurice can help with all your lighting support requirements.
Stephen Collard
Grad Cert Sci (Lighting) Tech IESNZ
Specification Consultant – Lighting (Upper North Island)
Stephen has worked in the Electrical Industry for over 25 years and with ESC for 15 of those. He has a wealth of knowledge on lighting in general and with emergency lighting and Stanilite being his specialty. He is also involved with industry groups, currently being the Treasurer of the IESANZ.
Clive Revie
BEng (Electrical & Electronic)
Emergency Lighting & Controls Design Engineer
Clive has worked for many years as an Electrical Engineer and consultant, specialising in Emergency Lighting.
He has experience in Healthcare, Education and general building services projects.


Meet the O-Light Team

O-Light is a Division of Electrical Supply Corp
Rob McKinnon
Sales Manager - O-Light
Rob has worked in the Lighting industry for many years. His passion for lighting has taken him overseas, where he has lived in China, Hong Kong, Singapore & Germany. Rob started up O-Light in 2015, until ESC acquired the business in 2020 O-light is a division of Electrical Supply Corporation, and is dedicated to representing leading high quality German and European Lighting Brands for the New Zealand market and the South Pacific region.
Martin Lye
Sales Support Coordinator
Martin is one of our fresh faces in 2022. He brings to the company years of customer service experience.
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