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New Chief Financial Officer for SKYCITY Entertainment Group

SKYCITY Entertainment Group announces appointment of new Chief Financial Officer


SKYCITY Entertainment Group has today announced the appointment of Rob Hamilton to the position of Chief Financial Officer.

SKYCITY Chief Executive Nigel Morrison says the appointment of such a leading figure in the New Zealand finance sector strengthens SKYCITY’s strong executive team as the company builds momentum through this time of transformation and development.

“The appointment follows an international search that generated extensive interest in the position. Mr Hamilton was chosen from a strong field of candidates, both locally and internationally, and is a respected leader of the investment banking and finance community, with more than 20 years experience at First NZ Capital, where he currently leads the investment banking team,” says Mr Morrison.

“We are delighted that Rob has agreed to join us, and I personally look forward to working together with him, side by side, as we maximise the full potential of SKYCITY. There is no doubt Rob’s knowledge and expertise will help deliver solid results for our shareholders, particularly in the focus areas we are prioritising for long term growth.”
Mr Hamilton says he is excited to join the SKYCITY senior executive team in October.

"SKYCITY has great opportunities in front of it, particularly around the New Zealand International Convention Centre and Adelaide Casino redevelopment,” says Mr Hamilton

"SKYCITY is an iconic New Zealand company and plays a major role in the entertainment and tourism sectors. I look forward to contributing to the team and adding value for SKYCITY shareholders going forward.''

Mr Hamilton has Bachelor degrees in Commerce (Finance, Accounting and Economics) and Science (Physics and Mathematics), is an NZX accredited adviser and is also on the board of the New Zealand Olympic Committee.


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