Barry Harris Resigns to Focus on Directorate Roles
Hamilton City Council Ceo, Barry Harris, Resigns to
Focus on Directorate Roles
9 JUNE 2014
Hamilton City Council Chief Executive Barry Harris has
resigned with a leaving date of Friday 17 October 2014.
Mr Harris leaves after three and a half years at
Hamilton City Council.
Mr Harris is on the Boards of
several organisations, including AgResearch and DairyNZ, and
following a career in local government and the private
sector, Mr Harris has decided the time is right to focus on
his directorship roles.
Mayor Julie Hardaker said
that Barry has been an outstanding Chief Executive. “He
brought with him years of experience in local government,
but importantly commercial experience from the private
sector and that combination has proved invaluable”.
“Barry and I have a strong working relationship and
made a great team. I respect him immensely for his strategic
and commercial acumen and political incites. The Councillors
will be sad to see him go but wish him all the best”.
Mayor Hardaker will be working with the Council over the
next few weeks to start the recruitment process. “It is an
exciting time for Hamilton as the new council refocuses the
priorities and we meet the challenges for one of New
Zealand’s fastest growing cities”.
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