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New appointments at NZTE

New appointments at NZTE

Auckland, 15 September 2014: New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), the government’s international business development agency, has made four New Zealand-based appointments in recent months.

Sanchia Yonge has been has appointed Customer Director, based in Auckland.
Prior to joining NZTE, Sanchia was Managing Director for Kenexa NZ, an IBM Company, and was instrumental in leading Kenexa’s Best Workplaces programme and launching IBM’s Smarter Workforce solution across Australia and New Zealand. Before joining Kenexa NZ, Sanchia spent 10 years in the US where she worked in a number of roles in operations, strategy and business development.

Terry Allen has been appointed a Customer Director, based in Auckland.
Prior to joining NZTE he was the managing director of Allen Strategic, a company he founded specialising in the provision of governance, strategy and execution services at board and executive level. Terry has 20 years’ experience in the wider ICT industry, during which he has held senior roles in multinational technology companies, including 12 years with Microsoft New Zealand. He also ran the incubation business for Auckland University's Icehouse incubator for two years, focusing on business growth strategy, business start-ups, commercialisation and company governance. Terry holds a number of directorships and is currently on the board of Serato, Theta systems, Massey Ventures Ltd and MPA limited.

Alison Adams has been appointed Customer Director, based in Christchurch.
Alison joined NZTE in 2012 as a customer manager, working with a range of companies based in Canterbury. Prior to joining NZTE, Alison spent four seasons working for the commercial team at New Zealand Cricket, and before this 10 years in marketing and sales roles with Unilever in the UK and Vietnam, where she worked on internationally recognised brands such as Persil, Omo and Comfort.

Suzie Marsden has been appointed Director Better by Design, based in Auckland.
She is responsible for all aspect of NZTE’s Better By Design programme, which helps businesses use design to become more innovative, efficient and internationally competitive.

Suzie is an experienced senior executive and marketing professional and has recently been working as an independent consultant and leadership coach. Prior to this, Suzie spent eight years in a range of executive and leadership roles with Westpac, and roles with Fisher & Paykel Finance, and NatWest in the UK.


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