Welcome to Saxbys Drury Distribution

ABOUT US

150+ years serving our community

Established over 150 years ago and 5 generations later, Saxbys Soft Drinks has grown from a successful local soft drink manufacturer to add Saxbys Drury Distribution to the business group in 2015. The amalgamation with Drury Wholesalers, another long standing local business of 60 years, enables us to now offer our customers a one-stop competitive shop for confectionery, snacks, coffee, soft drinks and other beverages, cleaning, hospitality, and packaging supplies.

Management Team

Ian Turner

Ian Turner

Managing Director

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Reid Farrell

Reid Farrell

Business Support Manager

Reid is part of the 5th generation of descendant of Saxby's founder George Saxby. He has brought a strong skillset gained over the years to the business. 

He enjoys his hobby farming, travel, trivia and golf interests - and of course, supercoach!

ADMINISTRATION

Daniel Brace

Daniel Brace

Purchasing and Sales Administration

Daniel brings 13 years product knowledge to his purchasing & admin role.

His interest in technology is an asset to his role. The motorbike passion balances his interests, along with being a devoted dad.

Louise Jones

Louise Jones

Customer Service/Administration

Louise is part of the 'front line' team with a focus on customer care and covers a range of office skills.

She enjoys a variety of fitness regimes and is a staunch Melbourne Storm NRL supporter.

Judy Range

Judy Range

Accounts Payable

Judy brings a wealth of experience to our accounts team.

She enjoys our great beaches, yoga and the local lifestyle in general.

Petra Moore

Petra Moore

Accounts assistant

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SALES TEAM

Leanne Baker

Leanne Baker

Area Sales Manager

Lea has a long history as Sales Rep with the business. 

Recent years have seen her spare time being devoted to spending her spare time with her beautiful granddaughter and the pony club.

P: 0428 521 011

E: lea.b@saxbysdrury.com

Kerin Pond

Kerin Pond

Area Sales Manager

Kerin services the Newcastle area for Saxby's Drury.  She has over 10 years experience in the beverage industry as well as several years of experience running cafes and takeaways. Kerin enjoys spending time with her family, as well as golf, music and camping. 

P: 0400 561 588

E: kerin.p@saxbysdrury.com

Craig George

Craig George

Area Sales Manager

Craig is a long term local and new member of the sales team who brings a wealth of experience in route grocery.

He is finding added enjoyment of family with the arrival of his first grandson 3 years ago - "he's a little beauty!" 

P: 0428 400 181

E: craig.g@saxbysdrury.com

Gary Black

Gary Black

Operations Manager

Gary Black

Trent Berry

Trent Berry

Area Sales Manager

Trent has extensive knowlege in the beverage industry.  When he is not keeping up with three young boys at home, he enjoys playing golf.  But who has time for golf?

P: 0437 255 520

E: trent.b@saxbysdrury.com

Brad Grant

Brad Grant

Sales Manager

Brad provides administrative support for our sales team.

P: 0439 942 247

E: brad.g@saxbysdrury.com

SERVICE TEAM

Darren Haynes

Darren Haynes

Service Manager

Darren heads the go to team for all things refrigeration and post-mix. 

His leisure time interests include surfing and golfing - he is the driving force since instigating a regular staff social golf day.

Brad Coleman

Brad Coleman

Service Technician

Brad has been with the service team for 7 years.

He has a growing family and a keen interest in Rugby.

Ben Lambert

Ben Lambert

Service Technicians

Ben is currently an apprentice with the service team.

His main interest lies in music, featuring as a drummer in a local band.

WAREHOUSE TEAM

Stephen McIntyre

Stephen McIntyre

Warehouse/Sales Relief

Stephen is very involved in football – “the real code”, roundball!

He is also kept busy with a growing family.

P: 0427 522 365

E: stephen.m@saxbysdrury.com

 

Derek Fuller

Derek Fuller

Warehouse Manager

Derek has a long history & experience in beverage manufacture.

He is very involved in local Hockey and Cricket, and has recently been bitten by the travel bug having discovered cruising.

Graeme Burns (Meggs)

Graeme Burns (Meggs)

Warehouse

Meggs has a strong involvement in all things Lawn Bowls.

He may not answer to "Graeme"!

Dylan Turner

Dylan Turner

Warehouse

Dylan brings a strong retail and store background to the business.

He has a keen interest in fitness pursuits.

Steven Clark

Steven Clark

Warehouse

Steve plays a pivital role in the warehouse team. His good natured sense of humour, story telling and soulfood tunes keeps the team smiling.

Eric Mastrippolito

Eric Mastrippolito

Warehouse casual

Eric brings his quirky sense of humour to entertain the team in the warehouse.

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