TIL Logistics Group Limited
Private Bag 2040
New Plymouth 4342
New Zealand


JAMES (Jim) Ramsay

Executive Director

Jim has extensive experience in the New Zealand transport industry and has spent some 45 years in lead management roles with Hookers, TNL/Newmans Group and TIL. He has been responsible for building TIL from a local New Plymouth trucking operation into a New Zealand wide transport force. 

He has served as Chair of TIL and several associated companies, and has played a significant part in transport industry matters. He has been honoured with Life Membership in his local Road Transport Association and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

In 2013 Jim was inducted into the NZ Road Transport Hall of Fame.


Alan Pearson

Group Chief Executive Officer 

Alan Pearson commenced as Group Chief Executive Officer in March 2018. Alan has over 35 years commercial experience in both public and private companies, including ten years as Managing Director of Hall’s Group Limited, which is one of New Zealand’s largest Transport & Logistics companies (primarily involved with temperature controlled supply chains for both domestic and export food markets).

Prior to Hall’s Alan spent 13 years with Fletcher Building / Fletcher Challenge, with the last ten years as General Manager of the Pacific Steel Group and Commercial & Finance Director for the Fletcher Challenge Steel Group. He has also worked for Tasman Pulp & Paper, Amcor Fibre Packaging, Smorgon Glass & Plastics and Alcan Aluminium in various accounting and leadership roles.

 Alan is a Fellow of the Australian Society of CPA’s (1984), and member of the Institute of Directors NZ (2011).

Greg Whitham

Chief Financial Director

Greg joined TIL in 1984, initially as a management accountant and subsequently becoming a part owner of the business in 1989.

Greg has been the Chief Financial Officer of TIL since 1996, and is responsible for all of the TIL Group’s financial and IT operations.

Greg’s previous experience includes financial roles in the health insurance, manufacturing and agricultural chemicals industries based in Australia and New Zealand.

Alan Terris

General Manager, International & Group Marketing

Alan joined TIL in 1989 as a part owner initially and as a marketing director. Since 2010, Alan has been the director responsible for the TIL Group’s international companies. Alan is also responsible for the TIL Group’s marketing and development, and his other duties include holding directorships in TIL’s subsidiary companies.

Alan’s previous roles within TIL include Managing Director of TNL Group. Alan’s career in the transport and logistics industry spans over 35 years in international shipping, international freight forwarding, domestic transport and logistics and includes serving as ship’s officer in the merchant navy.

Jon Kyle

Chief Executive Officer, TIL Freighting

Jon joined TIL in 2010 and became CEO of TIL Freighting in 2014. As CEO of TIL Freighting, Jon is responsible for the overall financial and operational performance, cultural growth and health & safety compliance of TIL Freighting.

Jon has over 20 years of experience in the transport and logistics industry, including 5 years as General Manager of Freight Lines Limited (previously part of the James Barker Group). Jon also has experience in the banking and finance sector, with asset finance management roles at Bank of New Zealand and UDC Finance Limited.

Andy Stanley

Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Fuel Haul

Andy joined TIL in 1994 and became CEO of Pacific Fuel Haul in 2013. As its CEO, Andy provides leadership across all contracts within Pacific Fuel Haul and is responsible for budgetary and operational performance with special emphasis on health & safety.

Andy has 40 years of experience in the transport and logistics industry, including senior roles within TIL as CEO and General Manager (2008 to 2013) of the Bulk Fuels Division of Hooker Pacific, and Southern Regional Manager of the Hooker Pacific freighting operation from 2002 to 2008.

Colin McAuley

Chief Executive Officer, McAuley's Transport

Colin joined TIL in 2015 as part of TIL’s acquisition of McAuley’s Transport in the role of CEO of McAuley’s Transport, whose responsibilities include financial and operational performance of McAuley’s Transport, customer relations and business development.

He has been in the transport industry for over 35 years, having initially worked in McAuley’s Transport (which was a family business) prior to taking it over at 28 years of age as its Managing Director.

Brendan Prendergast

Managing Director, MOVE

Brendan joined TIL in 2017 as part of TIL’s acquisition of MOVE. Brendan has been the Managing Director of MOVE since 2005 and has continued in this role under TIL. In this role, Brendan is responsible for the day-today operational aspects of MOVE as well as playing a lead role with many key customer relationships.

Brendan first joined the transport and logistics industry in 1984 with the Invercargill road transport company, Freight Haulage Limited. He then moved into the third party logistics sector as a part-owner of the Southern Storage & Distribution Centre Limited in 1998 which went on to become part of Toll Group out of Australia. Brendan has held a number of senior roles within the Toll Group, particularly in the business development area, prior to joining MOVE in 2005.

Richard Mather

Chief Executive Officer, MOVE

Richard joined TIL in 2017 as part of TIL’s acquisition of MOVE. Richard has been the General Manager/ CEO of MOVE since June 2015 and has continued in this role under TIL.

In this role, Richard is responsible for the financial and operational performance of MOVE reporting to Brendan Prendergast.

Prior to joining MOVE, Richard was the CFO at Blackbay Limited, a global software company suppling to the transport and logistics industry for 10 years. Richard, a qualified chartered accountant, also has experience in the banking and financial sector with JPMorgan in London, UK and in business assurance with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Sydney, Australia.

Brent Leak

General Manager, NZL

Brent will be joining TIL in January 2018 as CEO of NZL Group. Brent has over 30 years’ experience in the transport and logistics sector, including managing NZL from 1999 to 2005.

Brent was part of the team that formed the first fourth party logistics business in New Zealand for Fonterra and went on to be CEO of Matrix, which was fourth party for Carter Holt Harvey.