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

 


ASB’s CEO joins LinkedIn’s global influencer programme

3 March 2014

ASB’s Chief Executive Barbara Chapman joins LinkedIn’s global influencer programme

ASB’s Chief Executive Barbara Chapman has accepted an invitation to join LinkedIn’s global influencer programme and becomes the first New Zealand Chief Executive to be part of the exclusive group.

Ms Chapman says, “It is an honour to join the company of other influencers such as, President and Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post Arianna Huffington, CEO at Hewlett-Packard Meg Whitman and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson.”

Ms Chapman is one of the few woman Chief Executives in New Zealand, having been appointed to the role in April 2011. She is passionate about increasing the representation of women in executive teams and boards, and was one of the founding members of ‘The 25 Percent Group’ which supports women in senior leadership positions.

“I’m looking forward to being able to communicate directly with a range of people from across the global business community. It is an invaluable opportunity to publish posts discussing relevant topics, share opinion and advice from a New Zealand perspective.”

LinkedIn has more than 259 million members worldwide, while in New Zealand there are now more than one million LinkedIn members.

Ms Chapman believes being part of the LinkedIn’s influencers programme is an extension of ASB’s commitment to engage in conversation with people in its communities. ASB is New Zealand’s leading bank in the social media space and the recipient of innovation awards in the social space. ASB was recently listed by The Financial Brand as one of the 15 of the Best Facebook Pages in Banking to Watch. Additionally, ASB is the only New Zealand bank to have a corporate blog.

Titled ‘It’s time to step up’, Ms Chapman’s first post discusses solving the diversity challenge in the workplace.

For more information: http://www.linkedin.com/influencer/308506307-Barbara-Chapman

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Sky City : Auckland Convention Centre Cost Jumps By A Fifth

SkyCity Entertainment Group, the casino and hotel operator, is in talks with the government on how to fund the increased cost of as much as $130 million to build an international convention centre in downtown Auckland, with further gambling concessions ruled out. The Auckland-based company has increased its estimate to build the centre to between $470 million and $530 million as the construction boom across the country drives up building costs and design changes add to the bill.
More>>

ALSO:

RMTU: Mediation Between Lyttelton Port And Union Fails

The Rail and Maritime Union (RMTU) has opted to continue its overtime ban indefinitely after mediation with the Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) failed to progress collective bargaining. More>>

Earlier:

Science Policy: Callaghan, NSC Funding Knocked In Submissions

Callaghan Innovation, which was last year allocated a budget of $566 million over four years to dish out research and development grants, and the National Science Challenges attracted criticism in submissions on the government’s draft national statement of science investment, with science funding largely seen as too fragmented. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: Spark, Voda And Telstra To Lay New Trans-Tasman Cable

Spark New Zealand and Vodafone, New Zealand’s two dominant telecommunications providers, in partnership with Australian provider Telstra, will spend US$70 million building a trans-Tasman submarine cable to bolster broadband traffic between the neighbouring countries and the rest of the world. More>>

ALSO:

More:

Statistics: Current Account Deficit Widens

New Zealand's annual current account deficit was $6.1 billion (2.6 percent of GDP) for the year ended September 2014. This compares with a deficit of $5.8 billion (2.5 percent of GDP) for the year ended June 2014. More>>

ALSO:

Still In The Red: NZ Govt Shunts Out Surplus To 2016

The New Zealand government has pushed out its targeted return to surplus for a year as falling dairy prices and a low inflation environment has kept a lid on its rising tax take, but is still dangling a possible tax cut in 2017, the next election year and promising to try and achieve the surplus pledge on which it campaigned for election in September. More>>

ALSO:

Job Insecurity: Time For Jobs That Count In The Meat Industry

“Meat Workers face it all”, says Graham Cooke, Meat Workers Union National Secretary. “Seasonal work, dangerous jobs, casual and zero hours contracts, and increasing pressure on workers to join non-union individual agreements. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news