About us

TEAM

About us

TEAM

View our Operational and Executive Leadership teams

  • Pete Hatley

    Pete manages our Rotary Wing side of the business, as the Senior Person for our Part 145 helicopter workshops.

    Rotary Wing Manager

    Based in Auckland
  • Ted McCullough

    Fixed Wing Manager

    Based in Hamilton
  • Tony Riley

    Harvard Hangar & Heli Projects Manager

    Based in Auckland
  • Kieran Jones

    Turbines Manager

    Based in Auckland
  • Duncan "Moxy" Moxon

    Helicopter Components Manager

    Based in Auckland
  • Tony Van Tiel

    Airborne Systems Manager

    Based in Auckland
  • Craig Patterson

    Engineering & Plating Manager

    Based in Hamilton
  • David Keily

    Blades Production Leader

    Based in Auckland
  • Christo Pretorius

    Christo is an NZ CAA LAME, with Group 1, 2 and 3 ratings. He emigrated to NZ with his family in 2019, having worked in South Africa for a number of years in avionic engineering roles.

    Avionics Production Leader

    Based in Auckland
  • Russell Keast

    North Shore Hangar Manager

    Based in North Shore, Auckland
  • Ben Visser

    Fixed Wing Production Leader

    Based in Auckland
  • Mark Runciman

    Fixed Wing Hangar Manager

    Based in Hamilton
  • Sarun Sem (Rin)

    Hamilton Hangar Supervisor

    Based in Hamilton
  • Gerard Bouman

    Parts Sales Manager

    Based in Christchurch
  • Glenn Rawnsley

    Glenn originally joined Flightline Aviation in 1999 (before it was acquired by Oceania in 2013) and has worked in a number of roles for the business including engineering, business development and sales. He brings a wealth of technical knowledge combined with a solutions-based approach to key account management.

    Key Account Manager - MRO

    Based in Auckland
  • Alistair Denize

    Fixed Wing Account Manager - MRO

    Based in Hamilton
  • Dale James

    Dale has a wide breadth of knowledge across both fixed wing and rotary aircraft, having been in the industry for over 25 years. His networks span the globe, from India to the USA and beyond.

    Aircraft Sales Manager

    Based in Hamilton
  • Reuben James

    Reuben has over 20 years of experience in the aviation industry locally and abroad, both as a helicopter pilot and in the field of global aircraft sales. He has spent over 20 years in Hong Kong, working as an aircraft sales broker for corporate clients.

    Aircraft Sales Manager

    Based in Auckland
  • GREG EDMONDS

    Greg comes from an executive leadership background spanning engineering, construction, aviation and transport. Greg was previously the Executive GM of NZ at SRG Global and has also spent a number of years at Auckland Transport and Air New Zealand overseeing large scale operations and infrastructure.

    Chief Executive Officer

    BASED IN AUCKLAND
  • ben mcdonald

    Ben heads up the Finance, Treasury and Commercial functions of the Salus group. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, with over 12 years' experience across accounting and finance. 

    CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    Based in Auckland
  • GRANT CRENFELDT

    Grant has over 35 years' experience in aircraft maintenance and operations. He holds a NZCAA Maintenance Engineers license and has held regulator authority Senior Person roles across engineering and maintenance for NZCAA as well as EASA and CASA.

    Head of Operations

    BASED IN AUCKLAND
  • Rob Eden

    An experienced people leader, Rob has spent over a decade working in HR across both the public and private sectors. Rob has been extensively involved in HR technology projects including several HRIS implementation projects over the years.

    Head of People & Culture

    Based in Auckland
  • LIV LEWIS-LONG

    Liv heads up all marketing and communications for the Salus group. She brings over 10 years' experience across both sales and marketing, having previously worked in hands-on and leadership roles across the FMCG, hospitality and retail industries.

    Head of Marketing

    Based in Auckland
  • RAB MCLEAN

    Originally from Scotland, Rab came to Salus with 25 years’ experience in complex environments spanning defence, manufacturing, government, warehousing, digital/print, distribution, and the retail industry. Rab’s passion lies in innovation and technology.

    Head of IT

    Based in Auckland
  • ARMIN SADAFI

    Armin has a wide range of experience within corporate aviation safety management. Armin joined Oceania in 2013 and has led a number of initiatives for the group that have improved our risk management and safety assurance processes.

    Head of Safety & Compliance

    Based in Auckland
  • DWAYNE MCCALMAN

    Dwayne has worked in the commercial aviation engineering and maintenance environment for the last 22 years. He brings with him a passion for continuous improvement and lean, which he has used to successfully lead complex improvement programmes.

    Head of Supply Chain

    Based in Auckland
  • Pete Hatley

    Pete manages our Rotary Wing side of the business, as the Senior Person for our Part 145 helicopter workshops.

    Rotary Wing Manager

    Based in Auckland
  • Ted McCullough

    Fixed Wing Manager

    Based in Hamilton
  • Tony Riley

    Harvard Hangar & Heli Projects Manager

    Based in Auckland
  • Kieran Jones

    Turbines Manager

    Based in Auckland
  • Duncan "Moxy" Moxon

    Helicopter Components Manager

    Based in Auckland
  • Tony Van Tiel

    Airborne Systems Manager

    Based in Auckland
  • Craig Patterson

    Engineering & Plating Manager

    Based in Hamilton
  • David Keily

    Blades Production Leader

    Based in Auckland
  • Christo Pretorius

    Christo is an NZ CAA LAME, with Group 1, 2 and 3 ratings. He emigrated to NZ with his family in 2019, having worked in South Africa for a number of years in avionic engineering roles.

    Avionics Production Leader

    Based in Auckland
  • Russell Keast

    North Shore Hangar Manager

    Based in North Shore, Auckland
  • Ben Visser

    Fixed Wing Production Leader

    Based in Auckland
  • Mark Runciman

    Fixed Wing Hangar Manager

    Based in Hamilton
  • Sarun Sem (Rin)

    Hamilton Hangar Supervisor

    Based in Hamilton
  • Gerard Bouman

    Parts Sales Manager

    Based in Christchurch
  • Glenn Rawnsley

    Glenn originally joined Flightline Aviation in 1999 (before it was acquired by Oceania in 2013) and has worked in a number of roles for the business including engineering, business development and sales. He brings a wealth of technical knowledge combined with a solutions-based approach to key account management.

    Key Account Manager - MRO

    Based in Auckland
  • Alistair Denize

    Fixed Wing Account Manager - MRO

    Based in Hamilton
  • Dale James

    Dale has a wide breadth of knowledge across both fixed wing and rotary aircraft, having been in the industry for over 25 years. His networks span the globe, from India to the USA and beyond.

    Aircraft Sales Manager

    Based in Hamilton
  • Reuben James

    Reuben has over 20 years of experience in the aviation industry locally and abroad, both as a helicopter pilot and in the field of global aircraft sales. He has spent over 20 years in Hong Kong, working as an aircraft sales broker for corporate clients.

    Aircraft Sales Manager

    Based in Auckland
  • GREG EDMONDS

    Greg comes from an executive leadership background spanning engineering, construction, aviation and transport. Greg was previously the Executive GM of NZ at SRG Global and has also spent a number of years at Auckland Transport and Air New Zealand overseeing large scale operations and infrastructure.

    Chief Executive Officer

    BASED IN AUCKLAND
  • ben mcdonald

    Ben heads up the Finance, Treasury and Commercial functions of the Salus group. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, with over 12 years' experience across accounting and finance. 

    CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    Based in Auckland
  • GRANT CRENFELDT

    Grant has over 35 years' experience in aircraft maintenance and operations. He holds a NZCAA Maintenance Engineers license and has held regulator authority Senior Person roles across engineering and maintenance for NZCAA as well as EASA and CASA.

    Head of Operations

    BASED IN AUCKLAND
  • Rob Eden

    An experienced people leader, Rob has spent over a decade working in HR across both the public and private sectors. Rob has been extensively involved in HR technology projects including several HRIS implementation projects over the years.

    Head of People & Culture

    Based in Auckland
  • LIV LEWIS-LONG

    Liv heads up all marketing and communications for the Salus group. She brings over 10 years' experience across both sales and marketing, having previously worked in hands-on and leadership roles across the FMCG, hospitality and retail industries.

    Head of Marketing

    Based in Auckland
  • RAB MCLEAN

    Originally from Scotland, Rab came to Salus with 25 years’ experience in complex environments spanning defence, manufacturing, government, warehousing, digital/print, distribution, and the retail industry. Rab’s passion lies in innovation and technology.

    Head of IT

    Based in Auckland
  • ARMIN SADAFI

    Armin has a wide range of experience within corporate aviation safety management. Armin joined Oceania in 2013 and has led a number of initiatives for the group that have improved our risk management and safety assurance processes.

    Head of Safety & Compliance

    Based in Auckland
  • DWAYNE MCCALMAN

    Dwayne has worked in the commercial aviation engineering and maintenance environment for the last 22 years. He brings with him a passion for continuous improvement and lean, which he has used to successfully lead complex improvement programmes.

    Head of Supply Chain

    Based in Auckland

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Oceania’s Airborne Systems division have set the bar high when it comes to role equipment functionality and quality. Helisika Helicopters have been working closely with the Airborne team for a number of years and we value their focus on collaboration, efficient turnaround times and their ability to customise products to what we need. We would highly recommend their role equipment products and design/manufacturing expertise to anyone wanting to add functionality to their mission operations.

Jaz Gribble, Operations Helisika Helicopters

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Oceania Aviation provide Aero Support with an exceptional level of service, whichever division we are working with. We are a long-time customer of their engine overhaul workshop, and we are always happy with both the quick turnaround time and the quality of the results. Oceania’s Parts team are also an asset to our business - if they don’t happen to have a part or component in stock (which is rare), they go above and beyond to source what we need!

Neil Mathieson, CEO Aero Support

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Helicopters Hawkes Bay have been using the team in the turbine shop for a number of years. HHB have been nothing but impressed with not only the product and price of the workmanship but also the good open lines of communication.

Jim Guerin, CEO Helicopters Hawkes Bay

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

The Oceania Blades & Composites Repair Facility have always provided excellent service to Heliwest. The quality and required time frames have always met or exceeded our expectations, and everything is communicated in a friendly and timely manner.

Kristy Pearce Heliwest Group

OUR PARTNERS

We wouldn't be where we are today without the trust and support of our highly valued partners - from our dealerships and distributorships, service agreements to our strategic partnerships.

OUR PARTNERS

Oceania’s Airborne Systems division have set the bar high when it comes to role equipment functionality and quality. Helisika Helicopters have been working closely with the Airborne team for a number of years and we value their focus on collaboration, efficient turnaround times and their ability to customise products to what we need. We would highly recommend their role equipment products and design/manufacturing expertise to anyone wanting to add functionality to their mission operations.

Jaz Gribble, Operations Helisika Helicopters

Oceania Aviation provide Aero Support with an exceptional level of service, whichever division we are working with. We are a long-time customer of their engine overhaul workshop, and we are always happy with both the quick turnaround time and the quality of the results. Oceania’s Parts team are also an asset to our business - if they don’t happen to have a part or component in stock (which is rare), they go above and beyond to source what we need!

Neil Mathieson, CEO Aero Support

Helicopters Hawkes Bay have been using the team in the turbine shop for a number of years. HHB have been nothing but impressed with not only the product and price of the workmanship but also the good open lines of communication.

Jim Guerin, CEO Helicopters Hawkes Bay

The Oceania Blades & Composites Repair Facility have always provided excellent service to Heliwest. The quality and required time frames have always met or exceeded our expectations, and everything is communicated in a friendly and timely manner.

Kristy Pearce Heliwest Group

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