Management of Häfele New Zealand

Diversity and innovative thinking are the characteristics that identified the leadership personalities at Häfele New Zealand. Allow us to introduce our company management.

Michael Farrugia

Michael Farrugia

Managing Director

Michael Farrugia joined Häfele in 1990 in customer service. He worked in various roles, then established Häfele Christchurch branch in 1996. In 2009 Michael took on the role of MD for Häfele NZ Ltd.

  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Product range management
  • Purchasing
  • Logistics (Jointly with the Finance Director)

David Wheeler

General Manager - Operations

David joined Hafele New Zealand in 1995 as warehouse manager. With over 20 years of experience, David oversees all three warehouse operations within New Zealand.

Areas of responsibility
  • Personnel
  • Human Resources Development
  • Legal Affairs
  • Logistics (Jointly with Managing Director)
  • I.T

Terry Green

Financial Controller

Terry Green joined 1998 and is approaching his 20th year with Hafele. Terry has been responsible for the accounting department for Hafele for this period.

Areas of responsibility
  • Accounts payable
  • Auditing
  • Creditors

Monique Alexander

Marketing Manager

With a background in graphic design and over 10 years of experience, Monique is in charge of all facets of marketing our business.

Areas of responsibility


  • Social Media
  • Websites
  • Advertising
  • Event Management
  • Catalogues



Geoff King

National Retail Manager

Geoff joined Hafele in 2009 and shortly after - took the position of National Retail Manager. Geoff has successfully lead our retail channel from the very beginning.

Areas of responsibility


  • Strategic Customer Management
  • Strategic Product Focus
  • Management of the Retail Department
  • Retail Partner Marketing and Showrooms



Richard Bradley

Branch Manager - Christchurch

Richard joined Hafele in 2000. His experience ranges from warehouse management, to customer services and Account Management. Richard has been managing our Christchurch facilities since 2009.

Areas of responsibility

  • Christchurch Branch Management
  • South Island Sales Management
  • Key Account Management

Mark Bartlem

North Island Sales Manager - Furniture Fittings

Mark Bartlem joined Hafele in 2008 as an Account Manager servicing the East, West and a portion of the Central Auckland territory. With his vast experience in Account Management - he is the ideal fit as North Island Sales Manager.

Areas of responsibility


  • Sales Management of North Island Furniture Fittings Team

    Co-ordination and implementation of Sales Activities & Reporting Procedures

    Strategic Product Focus

    Sales Training and Development



George Iugan

I.T Manager

George has 13 years of experience in looking after our I.T. operations. His vast knowledge has also seen him become an in-house SAP EWM consultant for the Hafele group of companies worldwide.

Areas of responsibility


  • SAP implementation and Consulting
  • Information technology and Computer Services
  • Technical Support and Development
  • Communication Systems


Ashton Wee

Purchasing Manager

Ashton Wee joined Häfele in 2004 and has over 15 years of experience. Ashton is our National Purchasing Manager, based out of Häfele New Zealand’s headquarters in Auckland.

Areas of responsibility


  • Stock levels
  • Indent
  • Logistics


Adele Daniel

National Customer Service Manager

Adele joined Hafele as an Account Manager in 2004 departing in 2008. She re-joined the team in 2014 and based in Auckland, now heads up the Customer Services team nationally.

Areas of responsibility


  • Contract Order Management
  • Maintain Customer Relations
  • HR
  • Manages the Customer Services Team Nationally