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Frank Aerts

Frank brings extensive experience in running and developing businesses. For 17 years he owned and operated a milk round in Tokoroa. Following the successful sale of this business he returned to work within the engineering industry having completed a 4-year apprenticeship early in his career at Southside Engineering in Putaruru. +

Frank also worked at Steel and Track Engineering before founding his own business South Waikato Precision Engineering (SWPE) and building capability across management, recruitment and training, business development, marketing and finance. The company achieved a strong and trusted reputation across twenty years and employed up to 36 staff before being sold. Frank was also the spokesperson for South Waikato Trade Training’s engineering module that graduated 30 apprentices.

He was formerly on the Board of the South Waikato Economic Development Trust and is currently an executive on the Rangiura Trust Board, a director of Tokoroa Engineering, on the Tokoroa Business Association committee and the current President of the Lichfield Indoor Bowling Club.