Our People

Darren McEntee

Darren McEntee

MARKETING & TECHNICAL SALES MANAGER

Darren came to Alsynite One after a diverse and rich background, having spent many years in the automotive industry, then in key roles in the tyre industry, before deciding on a change in industries to manage a garage door company.

Darren joined Placemakers in 2003 as an Account Manager, where he spent five years establishing a loyal customer base of builders and construction companies. He joined Alsynite One NZ Ltd in 2008 as our Marketing and Technical Sales Manager. He loves working with a company that offers its customers the highest quality products and service possible.

Darren's busy and diverse role presents new and interesting challenges daily, resulting in win-win solutions. He's passionate about motorsport, travelling to Bathurst each year, and fishing.

Michael Backhurst

Michael Backhurst

SOUTH ISLAND SALES MANAGER

Michael is pleased to join Alsynite One as the representative in the South Island. Having just spent the last 5 years calling on merchants and Roll Formers in both the Lower South Island and Central North Island he is looking forward to continuing these relationships while building new ones promoting premium translucent roofing products. Having held key roles with some of New Zealand’s best known businesses like Telecom and Fletcher Building, he is able to offer a unique skill set to deal with any business challenge and find ways to ensure he adds value to our partners.

When not at work you will normally find Michael with his wife and cats or fishing or dabbling with his wood working projects.