Movers and shakers - April 17

17 Apr, 2014 4:15am
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Heritage Hotel Management has appointed Marcus Keenan as the new general manager of Heritage Auckland. Keenan has been the acting resident manager at the recently reopened Heritage Christchurch this year.

Clint Fouche, previously with APN and the NZ Herald, has joined SuperAdvice NZ as its effective communications manager. SuperAdvice, Australasia's leading employee benefits and corporate advisory group, has recently expanded its offering into New Zealand from Australia.

Lewis Road Creamery, award-winning producer of premium dairy products, has appointed Michelle Preston to the newly-created position of general manager.

Alliance Group has attracted another top business figure to its board in experienced executive and director Vanessa Stoddart, who has held several senior management positions with firms including Air New Zealand and Carter Holt Harvey, has joined the meat processor and exporter as an independent director.


Icebreaker, the New Zealand company that pioneered the outdoor merino wool apparel category, has Louise Kuegler joining its global leadership team as chief marketing officer, global marketing.

Auckland-based independent brand PR consultancy Pead PR has deepened its expertise in the food industry in appointing Kim Doran and Victoria Haysom.

Greenlane Biogas Holdings has appointed Gordon Peel as chief financial officer.

Mark Simpson has joined executive recruiters Convergence Partners, continuing his legal recruitment specialisation. The qualified lawyer has held roles in private practice and in-house over 12 years.

Grant Thornton has appointed Vanessa Black as partner within the firm's audit service line.

Shears & Mac is pleased to announce that Andrew Houghton has joined it as operations manager — New Zealand and Australia.

Property lawyer David Chisnall has returned to Bell Gully as a partner.

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