Management Team

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Scott McAlister

Managing Director - National Sales and Business Development

Mobile: 021 901 060

Office: 03 384 1719


Scott has a deep understanding of the transport sector gained from spending his entire career in the industry, going right back to working with his father during primary school holidays. As National Sales and Business Development Manager of the Cleeve Group, he is responsible for strategic direction, and general oversight of both Cleeve Transport and Mackleys. His vision for Mackleys is to provide the high quality service expected of a family-owned company, while meeting the best standards of corporate expectations.

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Layne Sefton

General Manager

Mobile: 027 573 3287

Office: 03 384 1719


Layne has extensive transport experience and logistics experience following a career spanning the army, public transport and waste collection. Layne leads the operational aspect of the business with a particular focus on Health and Safety.

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Chris Hylton

Commercial Manager

Mobile: 021 022 87149

Office: 03 384 1719


Chris joined Mackleys in 2014 from PGG Wrightson, where he was the senior management accountant for rural supplies and marketing. Chris' primary focus is delivering accurate and relevant information to the board and management team.

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Mitch Ashby

Stores Manager

Mobile: 027 531 0739

Office: 03 384 1719


Mitch joined us in 2014 after completing a commerce degree at Lincoln university majoring in supply chain management and international business. Mitch is focussed on development of a technology-based approach to third party logistics. Mitch coordinates all storage and de-vanning activities.

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Richard Wearne

Operations Manager

Mobile: 021 290 0779

Office: 033841719


Richard has been with Mackleys since 2000 and is responsible for overseeing the drivers, systems and day-to-day running of the fleet. Richard is organised and focused on ensuring the business provides the great service that our customers have come to expect.

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Kate Johnston

Customer Relations Manager

Mobile: 027 630 1900

Office: 03 384 1719 Ext 8


Kate controls the Mackleys container division, both domestic and import-export. Kate's knowledge, strong organisational skills and passion for dealing with customers means she will find the best solution for your container transport needs.

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Jonny Brown

Transport Manager

Office: 03 384 1719 ext 1


Jonny joined Mackleys in 2009 as a crane truck operator and has since gained considerable experience across the entire fleet. Jonny has a thorough understanding of the industry and its requirements.

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Mark Collins

Precast/Overdimensional Manager

Mobile: 0272 325205

Office: 03 940 2446


Mark manages the company's precast concrete transportation, as well as much of the over-dimension work. For larger projects, he manages the transportation process, liaising between sites and outside contractors to ensure the work is completed on time.

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Josh Brown

Hiab Dispatcher

Office: 03 384 1719 ext 1


Josh joined Mackleys as a crane truck operator and has since gained considerable experience. In transitioning into the dispatching role, Josh utilises his driving experience and knowledge to meet customer requirements.

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Lofty Kirkman

Container Dispatcher

Office: 03 384 1719 Ext 2


Lofty runs the day-to-day dispatch of the container fleet.

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