McKay will help build links with business
Brown says Doug McKay will help build links with
Manukau Mayor Len Brown says the appointment
of Doug McKay as interim chief executive of the Auckland
Council should help the new council to build links with the
“Doug McKay has extensive business
experience. A major focus for the new mayor and council
will be improving Auckland’s economic performance. He
will be a good fit in terms of helping build a close
relationship with the business community.
experience in managing restructurings will also be useful.
It is crucial we get the new council structure running
effectively as quickly as possible.
“Working with a
public agency will be different for him. He will have to
adapt to those challenges, working closely with the new
mayor and council. I welcome his appointment and look
forward to working with him, should I be elected mayor, to
bring all of Auckland together – community groups, the
different regions, and the business
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