Sam has been in the in the meat industry since 2003, with his experience including four years based in the UK importing New Zealand lamb and three years in South America exporting predominantly Uruguayan and Argentine beef. Sam is also from a sheep farming family in the South Island, so he has had his roots in the meat industry since childhood. Sam is fluent in Spanish and has extensive knowledge of South American production.
T: +64 9 280 3512
M: +64 275 261 596
Lachie started out in the meat industry straight after university, firstly in a New Zealand abbatoir to gain production experience before moving into marketing. Marketing experience includes a number of years exporting lamb and beef based in both New Zealand and Australia, and three years based in London importing lamb and beef. Lachie grew up on a sheep and beef farm in the South Island of New Zealand and has always been strongly passionate about primary industry.
T: +64 9 280 3514
M: +64 275 261 597
Latitude Commodities was formed in New Zealand by Lachie Campbell and Sam Clark-Hall to draw on their experience working in New Zealand, Australia and South America. In 2015 Bevan Kidd merged his 20 year old family business Richard Kidd Marketing into Latitude Commodities, adding extensive marketing experience and vast exisiting relationships to the business. The combined know-how and strategic location enables us to provide year round choice and consistency of supply to our customers around the world. Our experienced, multilingual team provides a platform that allows access to the right supply of meat products at the right time.
James is also from a South Island sheep and beef farm giving him a strong background in primary production. James began his career in the meat industry in Australia developing strong supply relationships and in depth knowledge of Australian production, before returning to work in New Zealand adding depth to his meat exporting experience with a wide range of global customers.
T: +64 9 281 3794
M: +64 27 224 8081
Bevan started in the meat industry in 2000 when he joined his father to run the family business Richard Kidd Marketing. Bevan spent 6 months training in a NZ abbatoir where he nurtured a keen eye for development of product specifications and quality. Bevan has a strong focus on North Asian markets including Korea, Japan and Taiwan. Hailing from Wellington, Bevan now lives in Auckland with his wife and two children.
T: +64 9 281 2915
M: +64 21 2404516
Sami manages all documentation and shipping processes at Latitude. Originally from Argentina and with experience working in the USA, Sami brings multilingual skills and a broad range of experience to our operations team that enables us to provide an efficient and personalised service to our customers and suppliers across a broad range of countries. Our ability to deliver shipments punctually and in compliance with the importing country rest safely in Sami's hands.
T: +64 9 280 3515
M: +64 21 391 534
Milly is the accounts manager at Latitude Commodities, overseeing all aspects of company finance. An Argentine national, Milly moved to New Zealand to help establish the business in 2013. She has a lot of experience across the entire operation having put in place a lot of the company processes and has previously managing the logistics and shipping department. Highly efficient and with a sharp eye for detail Milly is a valued member of the team.
T: +64 9 280 3515
M: +64 21 752 617