18 Aug 2013

Ideas for 18 August 2013: Rick Fala

From Ideas, 10:10 am on 18 August 2013

How did a company that had spent more than a century supplying New Zealand homes with utilitarian tapware morph into a company exporting luxury showerheads to some of the world’s most exclusive hotels? Well that’s an interesting story but the story of how the son of a Samoan railway worker and a Maori woollen mill worker from Whanganui ended up heading that company is even more fascinating. Outgoing CEO of one of New Zealand's export success stories, Methven Tapware, Rick Fala talks about his life and journey. From the Ideas collection: Influential Kiwis talk about their Influences