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Te Hono alumni - Andre Gargiulo


Andre Gargiulo is a highly regarded senior executive with a proven track record for driving revenue and profit growth. He has extensive business strategy, leadership, consumer marketing and general management experience. Andre has held senior management positions for global and regional consumer goods companies such as Coca-Cola, Cerebos, Sara Lee and MG Marketing.


Andre is the chief customer officer for Sanford Limited, a fishing and aquaculture company responsible for fishing / farming and marketing seafood across the globe. He leads Sanford's sales, marketing and innovation activities as the company continues its shift from a fishing company focused on commodity exports, to an innovative customer-focused seafood company producing premium products for New Zealand and international markets.

Andre was previously chief executive for Cerebos Greggs NZ, a coffee and food manufacturing business based in NZ but owned by Japanese company Suntory Holdings. He is a member of the institute of directors and has held directorships for Dominion Salt Ltd, Skellerup NZ Limited, Atomic Coffee Limited and L'Affare Coffee Limited.

Andre is a big picture thinker and prides himself on his business acumen skills. He is a decisive leader who creates a culture of winning together whilst delivering sustainable value growth for both the company and customer. Andre has a strong focus on people, customer and consumer and this has delivered a proven path of growing brand and most importantly strong staff and customer engagement.

Andre is married to Amanda and has three children - Francesco, Hugo and Mia.

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