John has had a successful commercial career that spans more than 50 years, from his beginnings with Mobil Oil to consumer durables with Fisher & Paykel. Whilst with Fisher & Paykel, he established Panasonic as a brand in New Zealand and was involved in exporting New Zealand made white ware and medical products to Africa, Europe, the Middle East and USA including technical licencing agreements in South Africa, UK and France. John established Beattie Matheson Ltd in 1983 and enjoys fantastic relationships with customers and suppliers around the globe. John has developed BM into the reputable company it is today founded on great brands backed up with great company values and he enjoys utilising his vast experience to direct BM in all facets of the business.
Angus joined BM in January 2012 returning from five years of working and travelling abroad. With six years commercial banking experience both in New Zealand and London, Angus has been privileged to work closely with companies of all shapes and sizes across numerous industries and in multiple countries. He shares his father‘s passion for retail and since he has joined BM he has been focussed on working closely with the sales team to continue the strong growth of the business. Alongside John he loves managing all the relationships with our suppliers. He is passionate about discovering new brands and exploring opportunities that drive growth for our existing portfolio.