Kristina has been the Mill’s Operations Manager since joining the company in February 2023 and this recent promotion to Site Manager makes Kristina the first female to ever to hold the role.
In making the announcement, General Manager of Supply, Joe Trevaskis said Kristina brings extensive experience in high-paced manufacturing,
“Kristina has been working with Hyne for several months, learning the industry and effectively building relationships during that time.
“She is a Biomedical engineer having gone from quality managing the manufacture of hip, knee and shoulder implants to more recently, as Operations Manager for Visy then Hyne Timber.
“In addition to this manufacturing experience, Kristina demonstrates a genuine care for people development and was a stand-out to lead our Tumbarumba team into the future.
“I would like to congratulate Kristina on this promotion and value her contribution for the best interests of the Tumbarumba Mill.
“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Darren Wright who held the Site Manager role previously and will now be taking on the role of National Projects and Reliability Manager.” Mr Trevaskis said.
Originally from Germany, Kristina relocated her family to Tumbarumba at the start of the year and very quickly, grew a love for the town.
“Tumbarumba is my home now and I am very proud to take on the role at the helm of the Mill which is such a significant part of our community.
“People are my focus with the benefit of working for a family-owned company with family values.
“As the Site Manager, I also look forward to my increased community and industry engagement as well as leading the team on site.” Kristina said.