AHRI Awards: The Mark of Excellence


Lynda Gratton CEO Award


Simon Hupfeld

AMES Australasia

Simon Hupfeld was a part owner and CEO of Northcote Pottery. This business was bought by Griffon Corporation in 2014. Simon Hupfeld was appointed CEO of Ames Australasia at the age of 38.

He has taken the business to over 320 Million in revenue here in Australia. He has grown also in his responsibilities, which now include New Zealand and United Kingdom, with total revenues of 460 Million. His strategy of First and Best Choice which put people, culture, lateral communication and a one team - one vision approach to business growth is the foundation in becoming the supporting principles to the company’s success under his leadership.