Foodstuffs North Island are pleased to announce that Cindy Chaimowitz has been named General Manager of Wholesale and Customer Service.
Chaimowitz previously served as Wholesale Merchandise Manager for Gilmours and most recently served as acting General Manager of Wholesale during the formal recruitment process for the role.
Chaimowitz's experience, over the past five years, extends through roles in the Wholesale, Strategy & New Ventures, and Commercial Operations Teams at Foodstuffs North Island. During her time at Foodstuffs, Cindy has played central roles in establishing partnerships with key business partners including Compass, Wilson Hellaby, Lee Fish and Fresh Connection.
Prior to Foodstuffs she held a number of senior advisory positions in both New Zealand and South Africa, including EY and the Serious Fraud Office.
“We focused on our range of exceptional internal talent when hiring for the role and are excited to use this opportunity to further develop our people,” said Chris Quin, CEO of Foodstuffs North Island. “We feel privileged to have had a strong set of internal talent to consider and saw some fantastic people apply for the role making the decision a tough one.”
On top of her new role, Cindy donates her time to the Foodies Foundation as Deputy Chair and has played a key role in developing the Foundation’s Charter and ways of working.
“We’re looking forward to Cindy formally taking on the role of General Manager for Wholesale and Customer Service as her commitment, passion and drive for the wholesale industry will help drive Gilmours’ success in the future,” finished Quin.