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ABOUT SHOPCARE

ShopCare represents the supply chain, transport, manufacturing and retail business sectors and industry. We are focussed on health, safety & wellness and were established in July 2019 with the support of industry members and ACC.

 

We partner with suppliers, transporters, manufacturers and retailers to improve the safety, health and wellbeing of all employees involved in the creation, supply, delivery, and sale of retail items, goods, and services.

 HOW CAN SHOPCARE HELP YOU KEEP YOUR WORKPLACE SAFE?

See and hear what industry leaders are saying about ShopCare, how we are helping to support businesses with their Health Safety and Wellness programs and to keep their workers safer!

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Kim Calvert
Country Manager, Cottonsoft

Over the past couple of years ShopCare has provided great value to Cottonsoft, we have run the Manual Handling Program across our entire organisation

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Michelle Cooper
GM Health Safety & Wellbeing, The Warehouse Group 

ShopCare helps us at The Warehouse Group in that they are working on some common industry issues, things like violence and aggressive behaviour.

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We are fortunate in NZ to have an organisation like ShopCare that's  absolutely focused to the wellbeing of our people

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Louisa Jones 
Assistant General Secretary First Union

We see ShopCare as an important avenue for us to work together with industry to address these important issues

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Craig Cotton
Chief Commercial 
Officer, Skills VR 

Their ability to network and collaborate at the highest levels, to really overcome some of the biggest challenges the industry is facing.

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Cameron Scott
GM
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MEET THE SHOPCARE TEAM

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Wes van Deventer

Wes is a business and health, safety, security and environment specialist with 13 years' experience leading strategy, compliance and business improvement.

 

He has worked across a mix of low to high risk environment industries, specialising in FMCG (retail, manufacturing and supply chain).

Wes has championed the merchandising and retail sales function as a "centre of excellence", providing resources, systems, initiatives and expertise to eliminate and/or reduce risks, prevent incidents, ensure compliance and maximise organisational performance.

Wes' main focus is to standardise best practice and risk reduction strategies, and to ensure continuous improvement and sustainability within the industry.

Wes van Deventer
Business Manager

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Greg Lazzaro
Chief Executive

Greg Lazzaro

 

Greg comes an executive management career spanning the corporate landscape for over 20 years and looks to continue to engage in the areas he enjoys; working with people, delivering solutions and finding ways to add value.

He relocated across the ditch to Aotearoa, nearly 8 years ago to join Fonterra in a global Health, Safety and resilience role, and was associated in the early stages with the Safety Working Group within the Food & Grocery Council. Through this he became familiar with the challenges across the group.

Most recently Greg was with Waka Kotahi (New Zealand Transport Agency) where he was involved with safety on NZ roads and the constant battle to influence urgency in the quest to influence driving behaviour, reducing harm and preventing death & serious injury. Greg was part of establishing the Road to Zero programme, something which he intends to keep focus on and working towards in the quest to keep our industry sector aware of this important space we all rely upon.

 

ShopCare is in a great position to extract the benefit from many parts of the Health, Safety & Wellbeing systems we are all involved with.

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Shirley Pereira

Shirley has many years of experience in both the FMCG and electronics industries, she has managed teams in replenishment, sales, online fulfilment, and customer service, with a strong focus on stakeholder engagement. Her most recent role was Purchasing Manager at Woolworths NZ

Shirley has developed expertise within her teams and ensured good communication channels, particularly between the organisations and their external stakeholders, leading to stronger relationships and improved outcomes. 

 

In her role at ShopCare, Shirley is working with the team to  promote the aim of the organisation to provide health & safety leadership for the supply chain, manufacturing, transport, and retail sectors.

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SHOPCARE TRUSTEES

Kim Calvert
Trustee

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Kim Calvert

Kim has been part of the FMCG industry since 1988.  His leadership experience encompasses hands-on store operational roles, leading manufacturing companies and not for profit Governance.  He has a deep understanding of this dynamic industry and the people that work in it, and it is this connection that creates the drive to improve their work, safety and wellness outcomes. 

Kim is the Country Manager of Cottonsoft,  His insight into how people actually work and interact through his time in various FMCG roles and manufacturing companies has enabled him to inspire major safety improvements for and by his teams. 

 

By bringing this experience to ShopCare, Kim can use those skills to develop, support and implement actionable programmes that bring change, and reduce harm in the workplace across a wider group of organisations in NZ.

Gerry Lynch
Trustee and Chair

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Gerry Lynch

Gerry is CEO of Govn365, a software business focusing on good governance. He is  also the Managing Director of the Real Leadership Company, which provides leadership coaching, advising and high performance team consulting and has a long career in the food and beverage industry, encompassing production management to marketing for organisations such as Delmaine, Mars, Frucor, and Cadbury.

Gerry has also invested in food based startups, demonstrating his commitment to innovation in NZ.

He has previously held the position of steering committee member with the Business Leaders' Health & Safety Forum.

Mike O'Brien
Trustee

Mike O'Brien

Mike is a senior executive with diverse industry experience in supply chain and logistics, IT and telecommunications, brand management and engineering.

He has a passion for workplace health & safety and expertise in leading organisations through business re-engineering and culture transformation.

 

Committed to raising health & safety standards of NZ's workplaces, Mike is currently the Independent Chair of HASANZ, a steering committee member with the Business Leaders' Health & Safety Forum, and co-leads the Health & Safety Working Group for the Food & Grocery Council.

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SHOPCARE GOVERNANCE GROUP

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