Ruth Brash Profile

Ruth Brash

Deputy Chair, GS1 New Zealand and General Manager, Merchandise for Placemakers & Mico

Ruth Brash became Deputy Chair of GS1 New Zealand in 2019 and is also the General Manager Merchandise for some of Fletcher Building’s key distribution businesses – namely PlaceMakers, Mico and Forman Building Systems.

In her role, Ruth leads a category management team with responsibility for procurement, pricing, sourcing, ranging and improving visual merchandising standards. She has previously held Supply Chain roles, which have involved the implementation of GS1 standards in areas such as warehouse management systems. When not at work Ruth tries to keep up with the myriad of activities her two teenage children are involved in.