A former Christchurch courier contractor who quit to join CrestClean has just reached his five-year milestone. Jaydeep Patel says being on the road all the time as a parcel delivery guy had been a tough job, and had left precious little time for the family. “We have two girls and when you have a job
After seven years the shine hasn’t gone off his role in leading CrestClean’s Christchurch North teams. Under his watch, Regional Manager Yasa Panagoda has seen the number of franchise teams more than double, matched by a big increase in business as more customers put their trust in CrestClean. “Since I joined CrestClean I’ve never looked
Having a job that keeps him active is a real bonus, says CrestClean business owner Rajinesh Prasad. After five years with the company, Rajinesh is as enthusiastic as ever about having his own business. “It’s physical work and it keeps me active and I really like cleaning, so I’m very lucky,” says the former Pak’nSave
His all-round contribution to his CrestClean region has won Sunny Yang another major accolade. Sunny recently picked up the title of Team Player of the Year for Christchurch North 2020 – just a year on from winning Franchisee of the Year. Regional Manager Yasa Panagoda says it was not a hard decision to arrive at.
He’s been loyal to CrestClean for two decades with his sterling service creating a new chapter in the company’s success story. Grant Holland is the first business owner to reach the 20-year milestone, an achievement he celebrated with his Christchurch colleagues at a recent team meeting of CrestClean personnel. It was back in 2000 when
When a Korean friend introduced him to commercial cleaning he liked what he saw and quickly realised it could be a good profession to get into. Working long days at the wheel of a taxi, David Kim was more than ready for a change of direction, having spent 10 years as a cabbie in Christchurch.
Family and sport are his two loves and Sunny Yang gets plenty of time for both. After 10 successful years with CrestClean, the Christchurch business owner says deciding to buy a cleaning franchise was one of the best decisions he’s ever made. “I can manage my own time and I get plenty of time in
CrestClean personnel were feeling the heat during a hard day’s work at the Christchurch base of the United States Antarctic Program. The team of six who assembled to do a total sanitising clean of the organisation’s buildings at the city’s airport were kitted out in full personal protective equipment (PPE). Yasa Panagoda, CrestClean’s Christchurch North
Students who have been promoting RecycleKiwi at their school had a big surprise when Commonwealth Games athlete Sam O’Dea popped in. Sam decided to see for himself how youngsters at Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery in central Christchurch have fully embraced the recycling programme, which is proving popular with schools throughout the country. The four classmates
CrestClean newcomers Joanne He and Terry Zhang have landed a major award in their first year of joining the company. The couple have won the title of Franchisee of the Year for Christchurch South. Their Regional Manager Gina Holland says Joanne and Terry have had an outstanding year. “They keep in touch with their
When it comes to cleaning he happily admits that he’s been known to be a tad fussy. And that’s not a bad thing says Craig Streeter, CrestClean’s newest member of the company’s Quality Assurance Co-ordinators. But having high standards hasn’t always proved the perfect recipe in terms of maintaining harmony on the home front when
She might be a relative newcomer to the industry but Esther Venkataiya has achieved a lot in the three years she’s been with CrestClean. Esther is the company’s new Quality Assurance Co-ordinator covering Christchurch and South Canterbury. It’s a role she loves. “I’ve always had an eye for the quality auditing side of the