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Yachting New Zealand Seeks A New Chief Executive

Wed, 8 Dec

Yachting New Zealand Seeks A New Chief Executive

An international search has begun for a new Chief Executive Officer for Yachting New Zealand replacing Simon Wickham following his decision to leave the role after close to 5 years of service.

Yachting New Zealand has appointed specialist recruitment agency Sportspeople to manage the search and selection process for what is widely regarded one of New Zealand's most prestigious Olympic sport management roles.

Based in Auckland, Yachting New Zealand is the peak body for competitive and recreational sailing representing 128 yacht clubs 47 class associations and over 30,000 members. The membership of Yachting New Zealand includes recreational and competitive sailors, sailing and boating clubs and a broad cross section of the marine industry. Sailing is firmly established as one of New Zealand's top summer sports and has a strong public following from past Olympic and Americas Cup success.

In addition to it's specific responsibilities in promoting and managing sailing throughout New Zealand, Yachting New Zealand also plays an active role in education, training and water safety and has an active role in events and regattas for junior, youth and Olympic classes.

According to Sportspeople's Managing Director, Robert McMurtrie the Chief Executive Officer will be responsible for managing all aspects of Yachting New Zealand, including it's commercial, sport and competition related programmes.

"As New Zealand's leading Olympic sport we are looking to recruit an outstanding leader to implement the strategic and business plans to ensure yachting in New Zealand grows and continues to produce World and Olympic champions on the international stage. With a new Strategic Plan recently adopted by the Board, the role offers a range of exciting growth opportunities for the new Chief Executive Officer to develop and implement," he said.

In addition to a targeted search, Sportspeople is inviting suitably qualified and experienced candidates to apply prior to the close date 22 December


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