Marcus owns 70% of the Australian company and has been the managing director of StockCo since its inception. Over the 20 year period he has been responsible for the development of the company which has grown in asset size from $3.5m to approximately $250m, and staffing levels from a sole trader to the current position. Marcus was previously employed by Wrightson as a stock agent and a Sharebroker with Francis Allison Symes prior to commencing at StockCo. Marcus then established a cattle share-farming operation in Hawke’s Bay, before being employed by Richmond Limited (a large meat processor and exporter) to establish a livestock financing business. In 1995 Richmond and Marcus formed StockCo as a joint venture to replace Richmond’s livestock finance business.
Jeremy joined StockCo in 2012 having worked for Crowe Horwath as leader of the Crowe Horwath Hawke’s Bay Audit Department. Jeremy began his career with KPMG Audit in Auckland before working as planning and forecasting manager for the largest Lloyds insurance syndicate. He has expertise in Audit and Assurance, the Finance and Insurance industries, as well as financial modelling and forecasting. Jeremy is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, has a Degree in Business Studies, a Graduate Diploma majoring in Economics, and a Post Grad Diploma in Accountancy.
Chief Financial Officer
Michael joined the StockCo in 2005, bringing with him a wealth of Agribusiness experience through roles in the meat processing industry and a technical product development company. Michael’s role is focused around management and continuous improvement of the credit and security processes within the group. This includes the internal aspects of loan approvals, reviews and collections processes. He is responsible for the perfection and on-going management of our securities, and remains in close liaison with our customers, field team, and internal credit team and company legal advisors.
Head of Credit