Reserve Bank Manager Communications appointed
The Reserve Bank today announced the appointment of Naomi
Mitchell to the new position of Manager Communications at
the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.
The Reserve Bank’s
Governor Adrian Orr says he is delighted with the
appointment as Naomi brings a wealth of experience to the
role, having been with the Bank as an adviser in the
Communications team for the last six years.
joining the Bank, Naomi worked in print and broadcast
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