New chief executive for Kiwibank
Paul Brock has been appointed as Kiwibank’s new CEO. He was part of the original team that created Kiwibank in 2002, and has held number of key positions within the bank, including general manager, marketing and most recently general manager, savings and transactions. He has also stepped into the role of acting chief executive over the past few years.
Kiwibank chairman Jim Bolger said Brock had been chosen from field of high quality national and international applicants.
“It is tribute to the development of the senior management under Sam Knowles that the board of Kiwibank was able with confidence to appoint top quality internal candidate.”
National and trans-Tasman lawyers Duncan Cotterill has appointed Lovett, partner of the firm for 19 years, as it new chair. She is also the current chair of Netball NZ and trans-Tasman subsidiary company TTNL, and board member of several private company boards including Obex Medical.
Dorchester has appointed Main as general manager, insurance and lending. He has more than 15 years’ experience in senior leadership positions at major international insurance and banking companies both in New Zealand and overseas.
Hamilton, who has been deputy secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and has served as Ambassador in Berlin, High Commissioner in Apia, and had postings in Suva, Ottawa and Geneva, is New Zealand’s next High Commissioner to Singapore.
Drake New Zealand has appointed Black as its new business development manager, based in its Auckland office. He has more than 10 years’ experience in the recruitment, advertising and HR sectors, and joins Drake from Sydney where he was with TMP Worldwide.
Flight Centre has appointed Davis as chief financial officer (CFO), responsible for leading the financial, legal and procurement teams for the company’s retail, wholesale and corporate brands. He joins the New Zealand team from Flight Centre in the UK where he led the finance teams for more than four years.
TechnologyOne, leading provider of enterprise software solutions, has appointed Stephenson as regional manager North, based in Auckland. He will be responsible for company operations and business development across the region. He was most recently northern region sales manager for The Simpl Group.
Clemenger BBDO Wellington has appointed Holt as managing director, effective December 1. He is currently group account director at Colenso BBDO in Auckland where he has been responsible for managing the Vodafone business across the Clemenger Group.