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About Us

Daniel and Eric have 45 years combined industry knowledge. This knowledge base is applied in areas such as project management, procurement, facilitation and fit out completion which results in a “total solution” for individual requirements.

Our directors

Daniel Ready

Managing Director

Following a lengthy career in sales across various industries, Daniel moved into commercial interiors over 15 years ago. While working hard to grow Shape Commercial Daniel took on the extra challenge of part time study and recently achieved qualifications in business management. This coupled with experience in dealing with some of Australasia’s key blue chip companies Daniel is passionate about providing over and above service. Longevity of business relationships is a driving factor ensuring that added value is constantly strived for. Daniel has had extensive experience in managing the supply of services across New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific. Daniel believes anything can be achieved with a shared vision and a driven ambition for the future of the business. When not at work Daniels wife and four daughters keep him busy with time spent boating, mountain biking and a shared passion for the outdoors.

Eric Nienhuis

Project Management

Eric’s career in commercial interiors spans more than 35 years. Having worked in almost every facet of the interiors industry, project management has become Eric’s discovered passion. The ability to juggle multiple project issues at once adds to the strength that Eric has in proven client relationship management. Eric is the go to person for everything technical in our product and product delivery. The networks that have been built along the way in supply and logistics are extensive and continue to provide Shape with the supply chain it needs to deliver on its promises. If there is a problem to be solved in completion of projects Eric is the guy. Outside of work Eric loves to travel and has a particular fondness of small South Island towns. This ties in well with his passion for fine wine, great food, and an excellent short black.

Our staff

Christine Latimer

Christine was instrumental in building the Shape brand in Wellington. She now focusses her time on working with some key accounts across government, corporate office and the public sector. She has an uncanny ability to pool resources and provide the very best solution that Shape can offer. Her knowledge of ergonomics especially in seating is second to none. Christine enjoys making the most of long weekends away in coastal parts of the southern North Island.

Joanne Masson

Responsible for new business development in our Wellington market, Jo is right on board with our approach to building long-term business relationships through delivering over and above service. She will do the leg work for you and work towards the work place refresh strategy that provides the solution that you are after. Outside of work you’ll find Jo enjoying everything that Wellington has to offer including plenty of time on the harbour, getting out on the boat when she can. Lots of family time is a favourite pass time and Jo believes dancing is the most fun form of exercise!

Nicki Strong

Sales and project management support – Nicki holds the middle ground and glues the departments together. She is our go to for support with sales queries and current projects. Being responsible for essential services at Shape and keeping our online presence fresh, she is the driving force behind many infrastructure projects at Shape. Outside of the office Nicki enjoys spending time with family and she loves to blow off some steam with a good boxing session.

Joan Ziegler

Joan is our accounts guru. She keeps the machine working, the wheels rolling and the boys in check back at the office. When not cherishing time with her grand daughter Joan is an avid ballroom dancer and keen walker.

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