To be a financially strong, professionally managed corporation which is a business leader respected for its integrity.
CITC MISSION STATEMENT
To achieve a high degree of customer satisfaction in the goods and services we provide. To undertake our businesses with integrity, skill and efficiency. To build a team of competent and dedicated employees, through the provision of good incomes and benefits, training, opportunities for advancement and integrity in personal relationships. To be a good corporate citizen in the community.
WHO WE ARE
CITC is owned by the families of Trevor Clarke of Rarotonga (71.75%) and Donald McKegg of New Zealand (28.25%). The McKegg family first acquired an ownership interest in 1916. Trevor Clarke’s interest was acquired in 1998. Previous minority shareholders of CITC have included Jardine Matheson of Hong Kong and LD Nathan & Co of New Zealand.
Trevor Clarke (a lawyer by profession) is Executive Chairman of CITC. His daughter Dianna Clarke Bates is also an executive director. Non-executive directors are Donald McKegg, Robin Bullen and Brian Mason.
General Manager & Company Secretary is Gaye Whitta.
CITC’s principal banker is ANZ Bank, Rarotonga. Its auditor is KPMG, Rarotonga.
Contacts for business references are available on enquiry.
MILESTONES OF OUR HISTORY
KAPS Matevera opened.
Kavera Central Store opened. Oasis Energy 24hr store & petrol station expanded and refurbished.
An additional dry-goods warehouse added to CITC Supermarket.
State-of-the-art new freezer storage built at CITC Supermarket.
CITC Liquor expanded and refurbished.
CITC Avarua substantially refurbished and modernised.
CITC purchased the businesses of Foodland, Oasis Energy and PDL Distribution Centre, adding 116 staff to CITC.
Additional freezer storage added to the Supermarket.
New premises built for CITC Building Centre.
CITC Avarua complex expanded into CITC Avarua Shopping Centre with the addition of several new shops and a cafe.
CITC Supermarket built and CITC Liquor added to the CITC Group.
CITC acquired A B Donald (Cook Islands) Limited (building supplies, ship and trade stores).
CITC Avarua store rebuilt after a fire destroyed much of the premises.
CITC began trading.