To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Human Rights Commission has announced the appointment of Hart as Women’s Advocate.
Lincoln University has appointed Woodford as its professor of farm management and agribusiness. He was previously associate professor and reader in rural management and agribusiness at the University of Queensland.
Kay is the new general manager at Hartner Construction. He has been with the group five years, and previously worked for large South African construction company.
The BNZ has appointed its general manager of business financial services, Thodey, to the position of managing director.
Sivell is the new Auckland regional manager for ACE Training. She was formerly with Telecom Yellow Pages, and was NZ salesperson of the year.
Ford Motor Company has appointed Pleciak as New Zealand marketing manager. He has worked with the company since 1994.
Toy maker Mattel has appointed New Zealander Fenton as its new general manager, new business, Asia Pacific. He is currently general manager of the New Zealand operation.
Auckland engineer Gibson has been elected president of IPENZ (the institution of professional engineers New Zealand) succeeding Sir Ron Carter. He is winner of several structural timber design awards and former president of the structural engineered timber manufacturers of New Zealand.
Westaff recruitment consultancy has appointed Rosser as general manager, New Zealand.
Little is the new international manager at the Auckland University of Technology. Before this she was international marketing manager at Unitec for five years.
The former CEO of the NZ Employers Federation, Marshall has joined the NZ board of Willis – the Risk Practice, international risk managers, insurance brokers and injury management specialists.
Goodman Fielder Milling and Baking has appointed Buckner as director milling/commercial. He was previously multi-wall packaging general manager at Carter Holt Harvey.
ASB Bank has appointed McAllister as new chief manager, human resources. He joins ASB after five years as HR manager at CLEAR Communications.
Jude Davidson, Helen Leadley, Nancy Crawford
The Auckland War Memorial Museum has made three managerial appointments. Davidson is the new marketing and communications manager, Leadley is human resources manager, and Crawford is manager of sales, tourism and events.
Single has joined the Stamford Plaza Auckland’s sales department as business development manager. She recently returned to NZ from working at Melbourne’s Hilton on the Park, and was Sales Rookie of the Year two years ago.