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

 


Edgewater in Lake Wanaka appoints new General Manager

Edgewater in Lake Wanaka has appointed a new General Manager.

Mike Barton will become the new General Manager directly after incumbent GM Leigh Stock’s departure on 23 May 2014, thus ensuring continuity of management at the hotel, especially as it moves into the busy winter ski season.

Mike, along with Leigh, has been part of the Executive Management team for the past 10 years. He held the role of Financial Controller for the property during that time.

In making the announcement the Chairman of the Board, Mr Michael Soutar indicated that he and the Board were keen to ensure the present momentum and culture at Edgewater is maintained seamlessly.

As part of the Executive Management team Mike has been heavily involved with current developments, including:
- the co-ordination and programming of the room refurbishment plans

- the re-flooring and enhancement of the Pavilion weddings and events area

- development of finance, business and marketing plans

“It is an exciting time to come into the role and lead the implementation of these projects to drive further growth for the hotel. We have a great team of staff who are passionate about Edgewater, and the tourism industry environment is much more positive than it has been in recent years,” comments Mike Barton.

Mike began his career in hotels in Christchurch at the Chateau Commodore (now Chateau on the Park) and then moved into senior finance roles with Pyne Gould Corporation in Christchurch before moving to Wanaka in 2003.

Mike will be joining Leigh Stock and our Business Development Manager Trish May at TRENZ on Wednesday 21 May.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Scoop Business: RBNZ Keeps OCR At 3.5%, Signals Slower Pace Of Future Hikes

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate at 3.5 percent and signalled he won’t be as aggressive with future rate hikes as previously thought as inflation remains tamer than expected. The kiwi dollar fell to a seven-month low. More>>

ALSO:

Weather: Dry Spells Take Hold In South Island

Many areas in the South Island are tracking towards record dry spells as relatively warm, dry weather that began in mid-August continues... for some South Island places, the current period of fine weather is quite rare. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: Productivity Commission To Look At Housing Land Supply

The Productivity Commission is to expand on its housing affordability report with an investigation into improving land supply and development capacity, particularly in areas with strong population growth. More>>

ALSO:

Forestry: Man Charged After 2013 Death

Levin Police have arrested and charged a man with manslaughter in relation to the death of Lincoln Kidd who was killed during a tree felling operation on 19 December 2013. More>>

ALSO:

Smells Like Justice: Dairy Company Fined Over Odour

Dairy company fined over odour Dairy supply company Open Country Dairy Limited has been convicted and fined more than $35,000 for discharging objectionable odour from its Waharoa factory at the time of last year’s ”spring flush” when milk supply was high. More>>

Scoop Business: Dairy Product Prices Decline To Lowest Since July 2012

Dairy product prices dropped to the lowest level since July 2012 in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction, led by a slump in rennet casein and butter milk powder. More>>

ALSO:

SOE Results: TVNZ Lifts Annual Profit 25% On Flat Ad Revenue, Quits Igloo

Television New Zealand, the state-owned broadcaster, lifted annual profit 25 percent, ahead of forecast and despite a dip in advertising revenue, while quitting its stake in the pay-TV Igloo joint venture with Sky Network Television. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
Computer Power Plus

Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand

Mosh Social Media
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news