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Buyer Contacts

Our team at Marquis Marketing is here to help you every step of the way as we connect you with premium Marquis products to suit your unique needs.
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Graeme Taylor

Chief Operating Officer

[email protected]
+27 66 236 5133


George Hagios

Chief Sales Officer

[email protected]
+61 418 161 608

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Ben De Leon

International Sales Manager

[email protected]
+61 458 867 874


BJ Plummer

International Sales Manager

[email protected]
+61 487 686 458

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Claudia Lordao

Group Marketing Manager

[email protected]
+61 476 574 729

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Willem Griesel

Operations Manager

[email protected]
+61 7 3025 4961


Karen Wines

Operations Supervisor

[email protected]
+61 7 3025 4963

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Larissa Timms

Customer Service Executive

[email protected]
+61 7 3025 4966


Justin Truscott

Chief Financial Officer

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Ben Eastman

Financial Manager

[email protected]
+61 7 3025 4981


Ben Day

Business Analyst

[email protected]
+61 7 3025 4981

About Graeme Taylor

Graeme has over 27 years of management experience, half of which in the food and retail sectors, mostly in Project management and Operations. For ten years, he was a General Manager of a macadamia processor in Limpopo, South Africa, where he was heavily involved in marketing their products globally. Before joining Marquis, Graeme was the Chief Operating Officer of a leading South African macadamia producer. He studied Business Management and successfully completed a Mastery of Leadership program through the University of Stellenbosch,  led by the Industrial Psychology Department.

About George Hagios

George was born and raised in Sydney and studied his master’s degree in Business Administration at Macquarie University. George previously worked for several multinational companies within the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry in various sales and management positions, in both Australia and Europe. These companies include Pepsi and Masterfoods.

About Ben De Leon

Prior to joining Marquis Marketing, Ben worked as the National Channel Manager for an international blue chip FMCG food supplier. Ben has 12+ years of sales and management experience spanning across a diversity of industry sectors, including FMCG food service suppliers, medical emergency, telecommunications, education, international charity and government project construction. Ben has a bachelor’s degree in Paramedic Science. 

About BJ Plummer

Prior to joining Marquis Marketing, BJ has worked in business development for premium Australian and European FMCG products within Australia and Asia, most recently living in Hong Kong servicing Asian based clients.  BJ has 8+ years of sales and management experience in Australian premium food products spanning across a range of industry channels, including FMCG, QSR, and HORECA plus 4 years of retail NPD experience.  BJ holds both a bachelor’s degree in Engineering and Law.

About Claudia Lordao

Claudia has over 20 years of experience in Sales & Marketing, having worked for multinational companies in Australia and overseas. With a passion for growing brands through sound and creative strategies, she has consistently built high performance teams and delivered sales growth. With strong knowledge of the FMCG industry, Claudia loves a challenge and has a degree in Advertising and an MBA specialised in Marketing.

About Willem Griesel

Willem has had a long career within manufacturing industry both in the United Kingdom and Australia. Willem previously worked for a large and medium multinational businesses predominantly in Operational, High Level Demand and Supply Planning as well as ERP project implementation roles. Willem has a Degree in Business.

About Karen Wines

Karen has worked in the import/export and manufacturing industry for over 30 years, in both New Zealand and Australia. Initially managing export documentation teams, but more recently in Operational and Procurement/Production planning roles.

Larissa Timms

Larissa has a wide range of Sales & Customer account management experience across the digital platform. She looks forward to the new challenges the food industry might expose her to.

About Justin Truscott

Justin is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has extensive experience after 19 years within the finance / accounting
sector. He has spent the past 10 years working with global companies gaining experience across Asia (China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam, Korea), USA, Europe and the Middle East. Justin has worked with several key companies within the garment manufacturing industry.

About Ben Eastman

Ben is a qualified Chartered Accountant who has more than 15 years of experience across a variety of industries including Banking, Engineering and Manufacturing, in both Australia and UK.

About Ben Day

Coming soon