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New Zealand Telecommunications Forum appoints new CEO

New Zealand Telecommunications Forum appoints new CEO

Geoff Thorn has been appointed as the new CEO of industry body, the New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) Geoff has extensive knowledge of the regulatory and legislative environment, most recently as General Manager of the Parliamentary Service and previously as General Manager of the Commerce Commission.

TCF Board Appointment Committee member Mat Bolland says Geoff's experience across a range of regulated industries and leadership in upgrading technology within parliament will bring policy and practical expertise to the role.

"We are delighted to have Geoff lead the TCF. His knowledge and networks in Government and a track record of building consensus will be an asset to an industry that is making significant investment in critical New Zealand infrastructure," says Mr Bolland.

Geoff brings a good understanding of the regulatory environment and an independent and objective view of an industry that is key to New Zealand's future economic success.

Geoff joins the TCF on Monday July 14. He succeeds David Stone, who led the TCF through a challenging four and half year period, achieving industry consensus on key codes supporting the introduction of the UFB.

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