Meet the Team

Aaron Bell - Operations, Sales and Marketing Manager
Aaron started with ToolWare Sales Ltd in April 1997. Aaron was appointed in March 2013 to the role of Operations, Sales and Marketing Manager and is responsible for the sales and marketing arms of the business as well as the customer service and warehouse teams.
“We have a great team of guys who feel more like family. We are proud to be a New Zealand owned private company. We believe in giving our team the ability to make decisions at ground level with company support, our reps are the face of the company and we value our relationships at store level. Our team has massive knowledge and experience that coupled with the quality and range of our products is our key strength”
 
Phone: 0274 306 319
Angus Waterhouse - Sales Representative
Angus started with ToolWare Sales Ltd in January 2019 and is responsible for Auckland’s North Shore to Northland.
 
Phone: 021 0260 2533
Brad Hands - Sales Representative
Brad started with ToolWare Sales Ltd in March 2013 and is responsible for half of the South Island including some parts of Christchurch, Oamaru, Twizel, Dunedin and Southland. 
 
“I am enjoying the experience, building and maintaining the relationships with my customers. The team here at ToolWare is extremely enthused and highly regarded in the market which is making my job easier”
 
Phone: 0274 799 061
Bruce Warnock - Corporate Accounts Manager
Bruce started with ToolWare Sales Ltd in May 2017 as a Key Account Manager, working with our customers at a Head Office level in order to maximise revenue and achieve long term growth for the company.
 
Phone: 021 799 696
Claire Harney - Operations Analyst, Marketing Assistant
Claire started with ToolWare Sales Ltd in January 2015, working in the Operations side of the business to support the team with Sales and Marketing. 
 
''I've seen the success that comes from having such an enthusiastic and dedicated team all focused on the common goal. It's great to be a part of the supportive and friendly atmosphere at ToolWare''
 
Phone: 021 799 844
Colleen Brady - Accounts Administrator

Colleen started with ToolWare Sales Ltd in July 1984, working in the Administration department.

 
Phone: 09 526 2521
Ian Hobbis - Sales Representative
Ian started with ToolWare Sales Ltd in April 2003 covering the Bay of Plenty, Waikato, Taranaki and Wanganui. 
 
“The camaraderie here at ToolWare is great, working for a friendly family owned company is great. Our product range of top of the line, quality tools give us confidence to sell and the customer to stock”
 
Phone: 0274 799 051
James Merrill - Sales Representative

James started with Toolware Sales Ltd in 2002 and is responsible for part of Auckland, Coromandel and the Upper South Island.

"Toolware has a product range that makes my job easy, brands that we are market leaders and being able to supply tools for every application makes Toolware the go to company. I feel that my customers are more like friends"

Email: james@toolware.co.nz

Phone: 0274 799 054

Kevin Smith - Corporate Accounts Manager
Kevin started with ToolWare Sales Ltd in October 2018 as a Key Account Manager, working with our customers at a Head Office level in order to maximise revenue and achieve long term growth for the company.
 
Phone: 021 799 470
Lee Johnson - Sales Representative

Lee started with ToolWare Sales Ltd in June 2018 and is responsible for half of the South Island including some parts of Christchurch, Nelson/Marlborough and down to Timaru.

“I am enjoying the experience, building and maintaining the relationships with my customers. The team here at ToolWare is extremely enthused and highly regarded in the market which is making my job easier”
 
Phone: 021 799 370
Mary Taufeteé - Customer Service Representative
Mary started with ToolWare Sales Ltd in December 2018.
 
Phone: 09 579 8080
Matt Cartwright - Customer Service Representative
Matt started with ToolWare Sales Ltd in September 2018.
 
Phone: 09 579 8080
Nigel Cartwright - CEO
Robb Kopu - Warehouse Supervisor
Robb started with ToolWare Sales Ltd in June 2005 and is responsible for the day to day running of our busy warehouse.
 
‘We’ve got a great bunch of people working at ToolWare. Our team works hard and is always willing to get in and get the job done’
 
Phone: 021 023 22790
Sarah-Anne Nicholson - Operations Analyst Assistant
Sarah-Anne started with ToolWare Sales Ltd in November 2016 working in the Operations side of the business to support the team with Sales and Marketing.
 
Phone: 09 526 2528
Steph Cartwright - Sales Representative
Steph started with ToolWare Sales Ltd in 2015 and is responsible for East and South Auckland plus the Coromandel. 
 
“I enjoy knowing that my knowledge expands every day, and building and maintaining relationships with our customers. Working for such a strong, tight-knit and enthusiastic company really makes coming to work enjoyable”
 
Phone: 021 799 620
Steve Lawrence - Inventory Control
Steve started with ToolWare Sales Ltd since August 2015 and is responsible for our Inventory Control. Starting in our Customer Service department Steve has a great understanding of our products so from time to time you may also catch him at the end of phone when ringing the sales desk.
 
“I’m enjoying working in a busy environment with a happy, enthusiastic team of people. The ToolWare family have welcomed me into their fold and we are well recognised in the industry as being a market leader when it comes to quality tools”
 
Phone: 021 759 933
Tony Wall - Sales Representative
Tony started with ToolWare sales Ltd in 1995 and is responsible for the Wellington, Wairarapa, Manawatu and the Hawkes and Poverty Bays. 
 
“I enjoy the autonomy the position provides coupled with the team atmosphere and support management provides. The quality of our products and range make them easy to sell, we are hand tool suppliers and stick to our knitting”
 
Phone: 0274 799 053
Vini Russell - Customer Service Supervisor
Vini started with ToolWare Sales Ltd in September 2006 and is responsible for the day to day running of our Customer Service Department. 
 
Phone: 09 579 8080