Ron Spiteri

Ron Spiteri

Best Practice Network
Director

Ron has been a Lean practitioner and senior manager or over 20 years. Ron actively engages and mentors stakeholders of all levels, from the Board Room through Operations, Finance and HR functions. Ron’s Lean foundation developed during 16 years with Boeing before leading the implementation of quality and Lean initiatives into Chubb Australasia. Ron is also Director at TXM Lean Solutions. Ron holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Aeronautical) a Masters of Business Administration and is an advocate of experiential learning.

Phone +61 (0)427 414 426
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Kevin Bennett

Kevin Bennett

Best Practice Network
Network Facilitator – Queensland

With over 30 years of international industry experience, Kevin has implemented a number of Operational and Business Excellence programs across many sectors. Kevin has a Masters in Quality and Environmental Management, a Graduate Certificate in Operational Excellence, is a Certified Net Promoter Score (NPS) Facilitator and an Accredited Lead Auditor for ISO9001. Recently Kevin has worked with organisations such as Bulla Dairy Foods, GSK, MYSALE, Dematic, Southern Grampians Shire Council, Cabrini and Sunraysia TAFE. He is also a judge for the Southern Grampians Shire and Sunshine Coast Business Awards.

Kevin is passionate about bringing together people and processes to grow and build capability and to deliver excellence in Customer Service and Process performance.

Phone +61 (0)407 144 963
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Andrew Gill

Andrew Gill

Best Practice Network
Network Facilitator – Victoria

Andrew is a seasoned operations manager, with decades of experience in senior executive positions within a range of industrial companies.  Andrew has a passion for operational excellence and Australian industry.  Andrew worked his first 20 years primarily in the fertiliser & agro-chemical manufacturing industries in Australia for ICI, Orica & Incitec companies and subsidiaries. Roles ranged from technical sales, product development & marketing to packaging & distribution development & management, to supply chain/logistics management.

From 2000, Andrew worked with SCHÜTZ GmbH to build their first factory in Australia. Andrew was more recently GM for SCHÜTZ Middle East Co Ltd.

Phone +61 (0)417 066 694
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Peter Davidson

Peter Davidson

Best Practice Network
Network Facilitator – New Zealand

For over 20 years, Peter has held senior executive positions in a number of large industrial companies in both Australia and New Zealand. Most recently he has been a member of the senior executive leadership team of Hynds Ltd.

A key part of Peter’s experience has been in lean strategy development and implementation. He is looking forward to working with companies in New Zealand as they journey to operational excellence. Peter has an engagement style that focuses on coaching and mentoring that will add significant value to members in New Zealand.

Outside of work, Peter chairs a social services organisation and over the past 15 years he and his wife have been foster parents to over 50 babies.

Phone +64 (0)21 314 991
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Christopher Louw

Christopher Louw

Best Practice Network
Network Facilitator – West Australia

Christopher is a results-focussed senior executive whose sharp intellect and appetite for challenges has powered excellence across a range of sectors including Oil and Gas, Mining, Manufacturing, and IT for close to 30 years. With expertise in leadership, innovation, and change, as well as knowledge and project management, he has enabled substantial growth at companies such as Claratti and Outotec. He has also completely turned around the fortunes of other businesses, transforming underperformance into overwhelming success.

Christopher is currently undertaking a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering. A natural problem solver, he deploys a suite of keenly honed strategic and analytical capabilities to find and share better ways.

Phone +61 (0)407 667 391
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Kent Eimbrodt

Kent Eimbrodt

Best Practice Network
Network Facilitator – New South Wales

Kent Eimbrodt is a seasoned business leader known for his vision, employee engagement, and effective strategy execution. With a remarkable career spanning various industries, Kent has demonstrated expertise in leadership, sales, marketing, people development, and complex problem-solving.

During his tenure as the General Manager at Bullivants, a Wesfarmers business, Kent drove a significant transformation. He achieved profitability and pioneered industry innovations, marking his leadership as a key contributor to Bullivants’ success within the Wesfarmers group.

Kent’s global experience as the former Global Managing Director at ESAB and Global Sales Director at Kemppi Oy underscores his capacity to double business value and drive operational excellence. His competencies encompass corporate vision, lean methodologies, strategic development, and budget optimization.

Kent’s passion for innovation and problem-solving sets him apart in the corporate world, making him an asset to any endeavour. Connect with Kent to explore how his expertise can drive your business to new heights.

Phone +61 (0)400 971 400
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Vicky Schembri

Best Practice Network
Network Coordinator – Victoria
Phone +61 (0)476 244 500
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Brittany Price

Best Practice Network
Network Coordinator – NZ
Phone +64 27 205 5407
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Julie Chesterman

Best Practice Network
Network Coordinator – QLD
Phone +61 (0)425 726 779
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