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

 


Serko Hires Industry Expert to Help Manage Rapid Growth

Serko Hires Industry Expert to Help Manage Rapid Growth

Auckland, New Zealand. 3rd March, 2014 - Serko, the Australasian leader in online travel booking and expense management for business, announced the appointment of industry expert Tim Bluett to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Tim took up the position of CFO on 30th September last year and is based in Serko’s global head office in Auckland.

Darrin Grafton, Serko Chief Executive Officer, said “Serko is growing through a rapid period of growth and change right now. We were looking for a CFO with the experience and the skills necessary to help us transition the business and we’re extremely pleased to have secured Tim’s services. He has the pedigree, experience and deep industry knowledge we need to help us move from a regional leader into a global business.”

Tim is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience in the ICT industry. He has an international background, with experience working in the UK, USA, France, Caribbean and New Zealand. As a strategic leader, Tim has a long and successful track record supporting high-profile, publicly listed companies including Telecom New Zealand, British Telecom, and Cable & Wireless.

Prior to joining Serko, Tim spent five years with Telecom New Zealand as CFO Technology & Shared Services, CFO Telecom Retail, and more recently as Acting Group CFO.
Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

ICT Innovation: Six NZ Finalists In World Summit Awards

The awards are a global showcase of 40 projects, across eight categories, with a special emphasis on those which show the benefits of information and communication technology for the development of communities. New Zealand has finalists in six of the eight categories. More>>

ALSO:

Final Frontier: Rocket Lab And NASA Sign Commercial Space Launch Agreement

Rocket Lab has signed a Commercial Space Launch Act Agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The agreement enables Rocket Lab to use NASA resources - including personnel, facilities and equipment - for launch and reentry efforts. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: Wheeler Downplays Scope For ‘Large’ Rates Fall

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler says some market commentators are predicting further declines in interest rates that would only make sense for an economy in recession, although some easing is likely to be needed to maintain New Zealand’s economic growth. More>>

ALSO:

Ruataniwha Dam: Consent Conditions Could Mean Reduced Intensity

Legal advice sought by the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council on the Ruataniwha Dam consent conditions has confirmed that farmers who sign up to take water from the dam could be required to reduce the intensity of their farming operation to meet the catchment’s strict nitrogen limit. More>>

Health And Safety: Bill Now Sees Rules Relaxed For Small Businesses

Health and safety law reform sparked by the Pike River coalmine disaster has been reported back from the industrial relations select committee with weakened requirements on small businesses to appoint health and safety representatives and committees. More>>

ALSO:

Bearing Fruit: Annual Fruit Exports Hit $2 Billion For First Time

The value of fruit exported rose 20 percent (up $330 million) for the June 2015 year when compared with the year ended June 2014. Both higher prices and a greater quantity of exports (up 9.0 percent) contributed to the overall rise. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news