Bankim Mandal Founder & CEObankim@newzealandwine.in
After 35 years of private sector experience at various levels, Bankim decided to spearhead three start-up ventures. Bankim have assisted and lead teams meet and exceed their goals with his proven ability to build strong and lucrative customer relationships and implement business plans in a highly effective manner.
Bankim is a goal driven leader with rich functional experience and track record in fast-paced, high-tech environments with strong exposure and expertise in Operational Management, Sales (B2B, Retail and Projects), Marketing, Business Development, Relationship Management, Change Management, Team Building & Training and Cross Country & Global Marketing.
Alistair Ward Principal Adviser – Business Developmentalistair@newzealandwine.in
Alistair has extensive senior management experience in New Zealand and overseas with the Fletcher Building Group between 1982 and 1997 and is a former CEO of Golden Bay Cement, the largest cement company in New Zealand and a key part of NZX-listed Fletcher Building. Alistair is a former Director of Solid Energy and continues to hold several private company directorships including Hynds Limited and Christchurch Ready Mix Concrete Limited.
Alistair was the former principal of Waitiri Capital Ltd, venture capital and advisory company established in 1997, the interests of which were acquired by Campbell MacPherson Limited, formed by Alistair in 2002. In both roles he has advised many business leaders and owners on issues relating to corporate governance and strategy, mergers, acquisitions and capital-raising. As a reflection of this position Alistair also chaired a variety of industry groups including the Cement and Concrete Association of NZ and the Major Energy Users Group.
Alistair has controlling shares of Wineries in Central Otago and Canterbury regions in the South Island of New Zealand.