Execs on the move

Thomas Pippos
Deloitte New Zealand has appointed Thomas Pippos to succeed Murray Jack as chief executive. Jack now assumes the role of chairman. Prior to his appointment, Pippos was the firm’s managing tax partner and member of the management group, having been in both roles since 1999.

Yusuke Mizoguchi
As part of an increased investment in the New Zealand market, Yusuke Mizoguchi has been appointed to the newly created role of managing director Canon New Zealand. He has recently held several senior roles in Europe, the US and Japan.

Wayne Pickup
NZ Lotteries has appointed Wayne Pickup to succeed Todd McLeay as chief executive. Pickup, who has previously worked for NZ Lotteries in various roles, has more recently held senior management positions with gaming technology company GTECH Corporation, in Australia and Europe. He takes over as chief executive in March.

Tim Cossar
New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, trading as Te Puia, has appointed Tim Cossar as its new chief executive. Most recently chief executive of the Tourism Industry Association, Cossar has strong history in tourism and management in New Zealand including driving the development of Positively Wellington Tourism.

Neal Blackburn
New Zealand accounting firm Staples Rodway has appointed Neal Blackburn as chief operating officer to manage the company’s strategic direction and oversee its marketing, operations and technology functions. Blackburn has held management and consultancy roles in variety of businesses and professional services firms.

Craig Herbison
Former Telecom director of brand and marketing, Craig Herbison has joined BNZ as its new chief marketing officer (CMO), and will oversee the bank’s brand and marketing function.

Philip Kearney
The University of Otago has appointed Philip Kearney as its next director of development and alumni relations, succeeding associate professor David Gerrard, who returns to the university’s division of health sciences. Kearney was most recently general manager, education at the New Zealand Charities Commission in Wellington.

Sanchia Yonge
Kenexa, global provider of business solutions for human resources, has announced the appointment of Sanchia Yonge as managing director for its JRA (John Robertson & Associates) operation in New Zealand. In this capacity, she assumes the leadership role with responsibility for revenue growth, consulting services and customer satisfaction.

Colin McKenzie
Cavalier Corporation’s chief executive and managing director Wayne Chung is to retire from his executive role in March, when he will be replaced by Colin McKenzie. McKenzie joined Cavalier Bremworth as general manager of manufacturing in 2003, becoming group general manager operations in 2005 and chief operating officer in 2008.

Belinda Moffat, Adam Hunt
The Financial Markets Authority has completed the recruitment of its strategic leadership team with two further appointments. Belinda Moffat, most recently head of dispute resolution at Westpac New Zealand, has been appointed as head of enforcement. Adam Hunt’s new role is head of strategic intelligence. He comes to the FMA from Oracle Corporation where he was director of tax solutions and strategy.

Theodore Zorn
A specialist in management communication, workplace wellbeing and organisational change has been appointed as the head of Massey University’s College of Business. As Pro Vice-Chancellor of the college, Professor Theodore Zorn will oversee more than 300 staff there and at the university’s Manawatu and Wellington campuses, the teaching and research programmes provided for about 12,000 students internally and through distance learning each year.

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