Bayleys Realty Group has appointed Chris Gwin to the newly-created role of director marketing and communications. The new position encompasses knitting together Bayleys' multi-faceted and high-profile marketing, web, research, and PR activities " with a particular emphasis on strategically expanding the brand's social media and digital presence.

Paralympics New Zealand has appointed global sports marketer, Rachel Froggatt, to the newly created position of commercial and marketing director.

PANNZ (Performing Arts Network NZ) has appointed Louise Gallagher as interim general manager to set up the new national touring agency for mid-large scale size performing arts works to to tour NZ.

Christchurch-based construction company Corbel Construction has appointed Ross Meikle to a newly created position within the company of commercial manager.


Arjen Maarleveld, former global operations manager for Tait Communications, has joined Vega as the new chief executive officer for the Wellington-based company.

David Lawson has recently joined Christian World Service (CWS) as relationships coordinator.

Sovereign has appointed Jason Clifton as chief financial officer (CFO).

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