Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search


Arrivals And Departures – Shell New Zealand

This is to advise that as from 23 July, Shell New Zealand Corporate Communications Manager (Oceania), Antonius Papaspiropoulos, will take up a new appointment as Government and Public Affairs Manager with Shell Development Australia.

This Perth based role reports to the newly appointed Chairman of Shell Australia, Dr Alan Parsley, and is responsible for all of Shell’s exploration and production activity in Australia.

Antonius will be succeeded in his role by Simon King who is currently the Manager of Communications and Government Relations with the Tourism Industry Association of New Zealand.

Simon has a strong combination of skills and experiences learnt as a private and press secretary to a number of parliamentarians including former Prime Minister, Rt Hon Jenny Shipley. Previous communications experience spans appointments at Television New Zealand, the ACC, and Public Relations consultancy, Hill and Knowlton.

As Corporate Communications Manager, Simon will manage all of Shell’s day to day communications activities including product retailing through Shell’s network of 361 service stations, to its major exploration and production interests in the Taranaki which alone provide for 90 per cent of New Zealand’s gas.

A major area of focus will fall on the Company’s extensive sponsorship portfolio which includes the World Wide Fund for Nature, Earthwatch, and Barnardos, as well as Shell New Zealand’s commitments to sustainable development and renewable technologies – particularly solar energy.

Simon takes up his appointment on 13 August, and his contact details will be:


© Scoop Media

Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines


I Sing The Highway Electric: Charge Net NZ To Connect New Zealand

BMW is turning Middle Earth electric after today announcing a substantial contribution to the charging network Charge Net NZ. This landmark partnership will enable Kiwis to drive their electric vehicles (EVs) right across New Zealand through the installation of a fast charging highway stretching from Kaitaia to Invercargill. More>>


Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>


Marketing Rocks!
Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>


Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>


Half A Billion Accounts, Including Xtra: Yahoo Confirms Huge Data Breach

The account information may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords (the vast majority with bcrypt) and, in some cases, encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers. More>>


Rural Branches: Westpac To Close 19 Branches, ANZ Looks At 7

Westpac confirms it will close nineteen branches across the country; ANZ closes its Ngaruawahia branch and is consulting on plans to close six more branches; The bank workers union says many of its members are nervous about their futures and asking ... More>>

Interest Rates: RBNZ's Wheeler Keeps OCR At 2%

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate at 2 percent and said more easing will be needed to get inflation back within the target band. More>>


Get More From Scoop

Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news