Bruce Whiley

Chairperson

Bruce Whiley started his working life as an apprentice fitter turner for Acme Engineering in Petone.  He then  joined the family owned business as a fitter turner in Titan’s engineering workshop.  Later he completed a marketing degree at Massey and has held several positions in Titan including General Manager of the Volvo Truck division.

The passing of founder Max Whiley and the global financial crisis lead to the family pulling back to the core business which is Titan Cranes.  Bruce works at Titan as the Property and Marketing Manager and (with siblings Owen and Jan) is a Director of the Company.

Titan has operated in Seaview for over 50 years and Bruce is keen to see Seaview to grow and improve as both a recreational area and a prosperous business community.

Mike Henderson

Treasurer

Mike Henderson is the Branch Manager for Efficient Moving Services, working for the company since 1995. He has worked in the Seaview area for the past 10 years and has been an active member on the SBA Committee for the past 5 years.

Mike feels the Seaview commercial and industrial area is an important part of the community; and strong and effective representation is essential which he hopes to assist with.

Kiri Whiteman

Coordinator

The Coordinators role is to be the voice of the Seaview business district area to the Hutt City Council, supporting the business district to work together to benefit each other and working to raise the profile of the area.

Kiri Whiteman is the Coordinator for the Seaview Business Association. Kiri comes from a varied work background, working in transport, tourism and recently local government. Kiri is enthusiastic about her role. “I see my role in Seaview/Gracefield as keeping up with what businesses feel is needed to make this a more functional and vibrant place to work and invest”, says Kiri.