New Zealand merino wool clothing company Icebreaker has announced the promotion of Greg Smith to chief executive.
Mike Parsell stepped down as chief executive of Kiwi jeweller Michael Hill International in August last year. He’s now joined competing jeweller Secrets as its managing director.
The man who guided Farmers through its 100th anniversary, the launch of its phenomenally successful club card network and its new Auckland flagship, among other seismic changes, has been tragically killed in a car accident. Rod McDermott spent 25 years with Farmers and a decade as its CEO before stepping down at the end of 2016.
Loyalty New Zealand has announced the role of interim chief executive officer will be taken up by its chief customer officer Dave Mansfield.
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Hallenstein Glasson has named its new CEO that will head the business, following long-time CEO Graeme Popplewell's resignation in November. The former president and managing director of Toys 'R Us Japan, Mark Goddard, is taking over the reins of the apparel company.
After dedicating 45 years of his working life to two of New Zealand's best known retail brands, Hallenstein Glasson CEO Graeme Popplewell is stepping down. Popplewell was appointed managing director of Hallensteins in 2010 and group chief executive in 2011. He will leave the company at the end of this year.
The owner of award-winning Gore store Carvin Streetwear is moving into a new role outside of retail. Chanelle Purser will be team leader for Hokonui FM and senior account manager for NZME in Gore, while the store's manager Jess Pulham will take over full management of the store.
In more than 35 years, Mike Parsell has taken Michael Hill International from three stores to more than 300. The Brisbane-based chief executive has been with Michael Hill International since the Whangarei days, but now after 16 years at the top, he is stepping down.
Pumpkin Patch director Josette Prince’s resignation from the board has prompted the company to confirm its earnings guidence for the current financial year. Prince formally resigned last Thursday, citing other business and travel commitments as her reasons for stepping down.
Executive chairman Paul Keane is set to retire from his position at property, architecture, design and research specialist agency RCG. The company has carried out services connected to many different retail projects, from the development of shopping centres like Rotorua Central and Westgate to design work on brands like Farro and Ziera.