Emydex’s international reach has extended beyond its base in Brisbane Australia setup in 2016, to the Land of the Long White Cloud or Aotearoa, the Maori name for New Zealand.
Incorporated in November 2020, Emdyex New Zealand today includes a headcount of six full-time employees, currently all working remotely from home during the pandemic, although this likely to continue beyond Covid given the employees are spread over the four corners of the two Islands.
Emydex’s Team New Zealand, is a cross-functional team, with in-country expertise to service and support all our local NZ customers that currently includes Silver Fern Farms, with its head-quarters in Dunedin, South Island, as well as Wilson Hellaby with multiple processing plants operating in the North Island. Other new customer signings are also in the mix, some in other industries outside of beef, lamb and pork processing but too early to announce at this time of writing.
The Emdyex New Zealand team is lead by Hermien van den Berg, originally from South Africa, who has over 10 years of Project Management experience in leading project teams throughout the project lifecycle. Hermien is supported by a team five technical resources working on development, implementation and support for our New Zealand customers including:
Vadim Shegay – Vadim has more than 15 years experience in software development and has considerable experience in C#, SQL, Web API. MCP SQL programming. Vadim joined Emydex New Zealand in January 2021 as Senior Solutions Engineer.
Wayne McRae - Dr. Wayne McRae graduated with a PhD in physics from Otago University, New Zealand in 2000. He joined Emydex Technology in 2021 as a Solutions Engineer, building on his previous experience with C#, Azure services, and SQL
Sian Larcombe - Sian has 10 years experience as a .Net software developer, and has worked across various sectors in the NZ technology industry. She has a bachelor’s in information technology from Whitireia Polytechnic.
Kern Carboni - Kern has 25 years of experience in Information Technology throughout various industries worldwide, including several years within the meat processing industry in New Zealand. Kern joined Emydex Technology in 2021 as a Senior Solutions Engineer with experience in C#, Azure services and SQL development.
Carne de Vreede - Carne has 10 years extensive experience working in the red meat industry in various roles including boning room laborer, boning room knife-hand, boning room administrator as well as later roles including systems support and systems analyst. Carne is currently studying a Bachelor of Computer Science degree in the University of Auckland with the goal of becoming a Software Engineer on the Emdyex systems development team. He is currently providing systems testing & Support to Emydex’s customers in both New Zealand as well as Australia
If you want to learn more – contact Ireland, Australia, South Africa or North America offices