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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.

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