Inside Us

Inside SoilWorx

Our Company Values

 

  • Fairness

    We pride ourselves on being positive and ensure we promote a happy and energetic environment. We treat everyone equally and recognize the loyalty and commitment of our employees and stakeholders.  

  • Innovation
    We support and listen to ideas for improvement. Always encourage creativity and ensure our company is constantly striving to meet our clients changing needs.

  • Relationships
    We pride and uphold our relationships and work together as a team. We are all equal and treat each other with the utmost respect. We communicate with a high level of care and work towards a common goal as we strive for the best possible results..

  • Safety
    Safety in the workplace is paramount. We do everything safely and responsibly, or not at all.

  • Trust
    We always trust and respect in each other and this cannot be taken for granted. We pride on integrity and encouragement.

Our People

  • Chris Ristovski – CEO


    Chris started off in a small family mum and dad garden supplies operation, Chris left school at the age of 16 got in to business with his parents and bought his first truck when he was 18 and has driven the growth of Soilworx into what it is today. 

    Chris has now over 30 years of hands on experience in the supply chain that services the landscape, building, civil construction and utilities industries.  Chris has a real passion for working with his leadership team, as well as help solve problems for our customers by implementing creative solutions that can have long term positive results. 

  • Leanne Hall – Operations Manager

    Leanne joined SoilWorx over 11 years ago as retail sales assistant and grew to became the Retail Manager. During her time as Retail Manager she launched both Pakenham and Werribee outlets whilst still managing the Deer Park location.

    Due to her successes and her impressive work ethic, 4 years ago she was given the opportunity to work in the operations department. Her role in the department is to drive operational improvements, whilst ensuring a tight control on operational costs. She is responsible for monitoring and continually improving standards of performance and quality within the operation group. 

  • Niki Glastras – Sales & Marketing Manager

    Niki is an accomplished business to business and consumer marketing expert with 6 years experience creating top-line and bottom-line results in a variety of companies. She has completed a Bachelor of Business in Marketing and Accounting from the University of Technology, Sydney.

    She has used her skills and experience to drive our marketing and sales teams and pushes for new ideas and championed social and digital marketing. Her colleagues find her to be creative minded, and commercially focused. She always lends her professional opinion and hand when required. Her personable approach allowed for greater interaction with our clients.

  • Freda Mexatotos – Business Relationship Manager

    Freda Metaxotos joined Soilworx as a Business Development Manager in 2012. With over 25 years in customer service and applying strong expertise in client management, she is a welcomed and integral addition to our team.

    Recently, Freda has taken on the role of Business Relationship Manager. A new direction has seen the company grow with a need to take on special projects and move towards quality control and environmental processes. Her role at Soilworx involves client management, tendering for major projects, quality control of quarry products and soils and finally working with key stakeholders to receive accreditation of ISO 9001 standards.

  • Frank Turkalj - Finance Manager

    Frank started his career in working and over the past 30 years he has worked in various companies, holding various roles across a number of different industries. Since joining the Soilworx team in September 2011 he has worked on improving the company financial systems by working on development of budgets, cash flows and other various reports vital for successful operation.