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Senior Management


Parke Pittar

Chief Executive

“Being a part of New Zealand’s largest on wharf logistics company is an exciting opportunity. Being a part of our many customers’ business success is a privilege. C3 has very proud roots with many long-serving, dedicated professional operators who are committed every day to providing ‘hassle free’ solutions to our customers, who we prefer to think of as business partners.”
Parke has 33 years of experience in port operations and finance at various New Zealand ports.


Chris Sutherland

General Manager - C3 Logistics

“There must be genuine value for both parties. We engage integrity and professionalism to deliver a true relationship,” is how Chris describes C3’s way of working with customers. He oversees the operational delivery of C3's logistics and stevedoring services; bringing to the role some 20 years’ experience in a variety of operational roles for leading New Zealand manufacturers.


Donal Ganley

General Manager - Commercial

“We’re an ambitious company operating in dynamic environments. We make things happen — our people are constantly looking for solutions and opportunities,” says Donal explaining the C3 innovation edge. Donal manages a range of business development and customer service activities, with particular focus on Key Performance Indicator reporting. Before his present role, he was C3 Finance Manager. His workplace philosophy? “To provide the customer with the service that gives complete confidence, their trusted expert” he says.


Walter Naera

General Manager – Employee Relations

“We are a Company that partners our customers and we deliver that partnership by the experience and efforts of our employees,” says Walter. Those efforts have resulted in a constant period of growth and expansion. It is this challenge that attracted Walter to join C3 in 2011 as the Human Resources Manager. Walter brings 15 years of industrial relations and employment relations experience to C3 from the aviation, forestry and marketing industries.


Rebecca Taylor

General Manager - Health, Safety, Environment & Risk

As a Company we are committed to improving the Health and Safety of our employees, contractors and also working with our clients to ensure we improve safety and still deliver business performance. Everyone in C3 is part of an extended family at work and it is essential that we all take ownership of safety at all levels to ensure we all go home to our own family at the end of the day. Our systems need to be pragmatic but effective and we need to ensure people consider the consequences of work before they start to carry out that activity.

Rebecca joined C3 in April 2014 and has extensive experience in Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment across her career. She started in Manufacturing Management and then had time in Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing before moving into QHSE and has worked in a variety of sectors such as construction, petrochemicals and retail as well as managing her own business.

Her values are clear; Everyone goes home safe at the end of their work, We do things right first time and we are mindful of our impact on the environment.


Michael Fletcher

Chief Financial Officer

“C3 is a growing and innovative business that puts the customer experience first and foremost. This is an impressive business, that is run by talented people and consistently delivers, I am proud to be a part of it. ” says Michael.
Michael’s role encompasses the leadership of the Finance, IT and Procurement functions of C3. “My role is to ensure our support systems and business processes are world class, delight our customers and provide sound financial stewardship” states Michael. Michael is a CA qualified Accountant and has significant experience in Business Process Improvement, Commercial Management and Strategic Development.
Michael joined C3 in 2013 and has previously held senior roles in the Building, Manufacturing, Travel and Civil Engineering industries.


Andrew Wiggill

General Manager – C3 Australia

As a wholly owned subsidiary of C3, C3 Australia draws on the 50 plus years of innovation and expertise of C3 to deliver safe, state of the art, cost-effective and efficient solutions to the timber industry in Australia. C3 Australia embraces the diverse and alternate opportunities that present themselves in the Australian timber industry and look forward to growing the C3 brand in the various commodity sectors, of the timber industry supply chain, as they present themselves from the “forest to the ships rail”. “With the support of our corporate shareholder Asciano, the opportunity exists for C3 Australia to grow the C3 brand from a timber industry service and solution provider to a recognised brand offering innovative solutions to various sectors within the Australian bulk handling landscape,” says Andrew.

Andrew joined C3 in 2011 and brings some 20 years of timber industry exposure to C3 Australia. “C3 Australia prides itself on building lasting and trustworthy relationships with our customers in Australia,” he says.


Matt Wakelin

Central Regional Manager – C3 Forestry

“C3 is an exciting company to work in, offering a diverse range of services in many different industry supply chain environments. The challenge is in the bringing together of people, machinery and technology to get great outcomes for customers,” says Matt. Prior to joining C3 as Southern Regional Manager in 2011, Matt had numerous management roles in 12 years of experience with various forestry companies in New Zealand and Australia, often as a customer of C3.