LexisNexis Appoints Managing Director in NZ
LexisNexis Appoints Managing Director in New Zealand
Hugo Mahoney brings sales and marketing expertise from LexisNexis UK
AUCKLAND, 4 November 2009 – LexisNexis New Zealand, a leading provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, announced the appointment of Hugo Mahoney to the role of managing director, effective January 2010. As managing director of the New Zealand business, Mahoney will be part of the Pacific executive management team covering Australia and New Zealand.
Mahoney is currently the sales and marketing director for the LexisNexis business in the UK, where he is responsible for leading major sales transformation initiatives that have contributed significantly to the growth of the company. Under his leadership, the UK sales organisation has evolved from a traditional publishing and product-based function to a business that offers a diverse and compelling range of integrated IT, service and content solutions to the legal, tax, public sector and corporate markets.
“Hugo has proven his abilities to deliver results and work effectively with both customers and sales teams,” said Judy Vezmar, CEO of LexisNexis International. “Although Hugo will be missed by the UK team, his appointment is part of LexisNexis’ ongoing commitment to developing its business around the world, and ensuring that our customers receive best-in-class products and services.”
Before joining LexisNexis, Mahoney held a range of sales, marketing and general management positions in the pharmaceutical, consumer goods and telecommunications sectors, including several years with Coca-Cola Enterprises UK, and Cable & Wireless.
LexisNexis® (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. LexisNexis originally pioneered online information with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. A member of Reed Elsevier [NYSE: ENL; NYSE: RUK] (www.reedelsevier.com), LexisNexis serves customers in more than 100 countries with 18,000 employees worldwide.
LexisNexis New Zealand (www.lexisnexis.co.nz) provides business information and software to a wide range of professionals who work in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. Formerly known as Butterworths, LexisNexis has served the New Zealand legal market for over 80 years.