With over 25 years’ business experience at senior levels Gordon began as purchasing manager at a leading New Zealand food company at the age of 26. Gordon’s achievements included lowering inventory levels, improving delivery performance, improving quality and of course reducing costs during a period of double digit inflation. These achievements contributed the company to become the first in New Zealand to fully implement an early ERP system…
As an ERA Consultant, Gordon has successfully worked on reducing costs for clients over a wide variety of categories, including telecommunications, IT consumables, medical supplies, industrial materials, cleaning chemicals, insurance, couriers and freight, energy, storage media, office supplies and laundry services. He has also developed systems enabling New Zealand organisations to reclaim overseas VAT.
His clients have included Natural History NZ Ltd, Otago Polytechnic, Southport NZ Ltd, Naylor Love Ltd, Scott Technology Ltd, Gore District Council and Cottonsoft Ltd.
Gordon Tocher has a Commerce Degree in Information Systems and Marketing.
In his leisure time Gordon is busy with a number of sporting activities. He is a keen distance runner and enjoys tramping and target shooting. Gordon also enjoys motorcycling and has been awarded life member of the Otago Motorcycle Club.