MEET OUR TEAM
An Australian glasshouse pioneer, Mark was one of the founders of Flavorite who shared and delivered his vision to grow and supply flavoursome glasshouse tomatoes and other fresh produce throughout the year.
Warren was a fresh produce marketer before establishing Flavorite. Warren's business acumen and connections within the industry have been a big contributor to the success of the company.
Mike Nichol - Chief Executive Officer
Mike has been in the fresh food industry for over three decades. Mike is passionate about growing Warren and Mark's legacy in the fresh produce industry. Mike’s vision for Flavorite is simple and straightforward - keep improving the quality, supply surety, shorten supply chains, and reduce costs, so Flavorite can deliver better value to the end consumer.
Chris Millis - Chief Operating Officer
Chris has farming in his blood. He started at a young age and always helped around the farm with the rest of the family. Having a formal qualification in Agricultural Science, Chris has explicit knowledge about protected farming and fresh produce. He is very optimistic when it comes to expanding Flavorite's current product offering and is a strong supporter for new product development at the farm in Warragul.
Jim Illgoutz - Chief Financial Officer
Jim comes from a Finance and Economics background, although, when you partner that with over two decades of work experience in the fresh food industry, he is an integral part of the Flavorite team. Jim’s business and operational experience are great assets to Flavorite as we set plans to grow and establish ourselves in new markets and channels. Jim enjoys the encouraging and enthusiastic mindset of the Flavorite leadership team and wider business, which he believes will stand us in good stead for future growth with great opportunities for our employees, customers, suppliers and the community.
Will Millis - Head Grower
Will has been in horticulture for over 30 years and brings invaluable experience from working with his dad at a very early age. His passion is in growing fresh, quality produce for consumers all over Australia. The advancing technology, new varieties in the fresh food industry and the growing demand keeps him driven as he believes companies like Flavorite can seize these opportunities and offer exceptional fresh food to the consumers.
Grant Nichol - Chief Wholesale Trading Officer
33 years of extensive fresh food industry experience makes Grant one of the key members of the Flavorite team. Leading the wholesale market team, Grant finds the ever changing market and trading environment very rewarding. Grant also believes in protected farming and the immense opportunities it presents for Flavorite.
Sam Kisvarda - Chief Marketing Officer
Sam has been part of the Flavorite team for almost 20 years. Sam has a strong passion for quality fresh produce and takes immense pride in the products grown and marketed by Flavorite. Sam keeps the customer at the heart of what we do and has built a strong network for Flavorite that spans across the industry. Sam is also a strong supporter of sustainable farming and continues to push Flavorite to lead in this space.
Sue Illett - Human Resources Manager
Sue has recently joined Flavorite but brings with her a wealth of HR experience. Sue believes that Flavorite lives and breathes its strong family values which creates a great culture where people enjoy being part of the team. Sue is based in our Warragul office and is very optimistic and excited to work with local communities and school groups to encourage interest and perhaps ignite a passion in the field of horticulture.