About Scanpower


Allan Benbow


Allan Benbow is the Chairman of Scanpower Limited and General Manager of Metalform Limited, a specialist engineering and sheet metal company based in the region.


Peter Clayton

(Deputy Chairman)

Peter Clayton is Deputy Chairman of Scanpower Limited and is a prominent Dannevirke farmer and businessman. In addition to beef, deer and dairy farming interests, he owns and manages a regional real estate business with offices in Dannevirke and Havelock North.

Mark Kilmister



Mark has held numerous senior positions in the Finance industry. He sits on three other Hawkes Bay Boards including Eastern and Central Community Trust, Hohepa Hawkes Bay and Scallywaggs. Mark is an Authorised Financial Adviser and holds tertiary qualifications in Finance and Marketing.




As a successful local entrepreneur, Bob has developed and owned numerous businesses in the Scanpower region, including a New World supermarket. Through his involvement with New World, Bob served for a number of years on the board of Foodstuffs and hence brings valuable governance experience to the Scanpower board.




Rodney has held senior positions in the NZ food industry including 12 years as Chief executive of international brands such as Yoplait, Birdseye, Leggos, and Edgell. He has held a diverse portfolio of governance and management roles. Rodney is an accredited fellow of the NZ Institute of Directors and graduate of Otago University (BSc, DipSci) AFIntD, FNZIFST.