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Airways Chair Judy Kirk announces appointment of new CEO

7 July, 2017

Airways Chair Judy Kirk announces appointment of new CEO

Airways NZ is delighted to announce the appointment of Graeme Sumner to the role of CEO.

“This is an extremely positive move for Airways NZ and I’d like to congratulate Graeme on his appointment,” said Judy Kirk, Airways Board Chair. “Graeme is well qualified and I am confident that he’ll continue to strengthen the business and ensure safety and Airways’ people remain a priority.”

Graeme, an experienced CEO, brings 27 years’ experience from the energy, transport, telecommunications, mining services and medical technology industries. Graeme is currently Managing Director of Advanced Braking Technology based in Melbourne. Prior to this Graeme held CEO roles with Service Stream in Melbourne and Transfield Services in Auckland.

Graeme, a New Zealander, is recognised for his commercial experience and extensive expertise in leadership, technology, and change management.

Graeme Sumner said, "I'm looking forward to working with an organisation that makes such an important contribution to the local and international aviation industry.”

Graeme will join Airways on Monday 9 October 2017 and will work from the Airways office in Auckland.

“The Airways Board and I look forward to working with Graeme,” says Judy Kirk.

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