Jon Bond - Strapletons ManagerWe are delighted to announce the appointment of Jon Bond as General Manager of Stapletons Ashburton.

Jon comes to us from Midlands Seed which he co-founded 20 years ago. Having been in the grain & seed industry for the last 26 years, Jon brings a wealth of knowledge to our business, both domestically and internationally.

Jon is thoroughly looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead, and looking forward to meeting and working with all of Stapletons’ clients, as well as building on current relationships and attracting new customers.

Jon has spent his entire working life in the grain and seed industry and considers one of his strengths to be his broad experience and knowledge gained over this time. Jon is a passionate supporter of the arable farming sector and is looking forward to channelling his energies into working with the Stapletons/Luisetti team.

Having built Midlands Seed, alongside business partners over the last 20 years, Jon knows what it takes to create a successful business. Previously he has been focused on both domestic and international trade with roles covering pulse and food grain sales, managing the groups logistical operations and implementing and maintaining compliances with the industry regulatory bodies.

Jon says the opportunity at Stapleton’s will allow him to capitalise and build on his experiences and create a successful, vibrant and innovative operation which will complement the Luisetti business well in the years ahead.

Jon is a born and bred Ashburtonian and is married with a family of teenage children.