Find out more about our company culture and values.

Our People

John O’Sullivan – Managing Director

John O’Sullivan – Managing Director

TUMU is a long-term sustainable business. Sustainability means we adapt long-term thinking to our decision making. We focus on excellence, adopt best practice in everything we do, and adapt to rapid changes in technology.

We offer a supportive environment where people are developed and encouraged to perform to their potential. We have a good range of experienced business managers and mentors to help assist in this development process.

Roger Hooker - Finance Director

Roger Hooker - Finance Director

TUMU has consistently grown from small beginnings 40 years ago. We’re locally owned and operated, and I'm proud to be part of a successful and sizeable organisation based in Hawke’s Bay.

I enjoy being a Director, taking part in TUMU’s success, and providing safe and secure employment for so many people.

There’s a strong family environment at TUMU. That comes from our people. We look to back people who want to create business opportunities that are large or small, and together we make the company stronger.

Paul Reeve – Chief Financial Officer

Paul Reeve – Chief Financial Officer

TUMU is a strong and dynamic group built on a customer focused ethos and family values. The group continues to grow and actively seeks new investment opportunities.

TUMU values its staff. We celebrate our successes with staff, and support them in times of need. I’m proud to be part of the TUMU team, culture, and the group’s success.

As a business looking to grow, there is no shortage of career opportunities or challenges for staff. TUMU places a high value on staff training and makes a big investment in ensuring the team have the right skills, knowledge, and abilities to grow individually. In turn, this ensures our customers are well supported in their businesses.

Paul Waite - ITM Business Partner

Paul Waite - ITM Business Partner

Our TUMU culture reflects a positively charged team. It's filled with energy, resources and truck loads of enthusiasm.

As the TUMU ITM Business Partner I lead and support through growing our team.

Together we enjoy the challenges and the rewards. Our customers provide the opportunity. The business provides the structure. Through outstanding attitude and initiative you will create your own success with us.

James Truman - General Manager Tumu Timbers

James Truman - General Manager Tumu Timbers

TUMU delivers value through a commitment to quality, reliability and continual improvement. We provide a safe working environment and framework to empower staff to better themselves and the business.

As General Manager of Tumu Timbers I strive to position our business as the leader in our industry sector. TUMU is committed to business systems that focus on staff as individuals and as members of teams in a quest to do things better for the benefit of all our stakeholders.

TUMU offers a broad range of employment opportunities. With a commitment to training and development at all levels the potential for staff to grow is vast. Our long term focus provides sustainable employment with job security and high levels of staff engagement and satisfaction.

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