2017 NZ CEO Summit

Event Details

The 2017 New Zealand CEO Summit brought together 200 CEOs, MDs, GMs and Country Managers to discuss fundamental, make-or-break issues that will determine whether our organisations thrive or dive in the years to come.  

Conferenz along with support from Leadership New Zealand, Kea, Diamond Sponsor - Winsborough and Media Partner, Business Herald are delighted to collaborate to bring this critical event to New Zealand leaders discussing the CEO level opportunities to foster innovation, excitement and momentum in the mid-market and larger companies in New Zealand. It is designed to create a learning forum for leaders and an opportunity to get involved and contribute to key conversations of national importance.

2017 speakers and themes included:

Supporting innovation and the future of work 
Frances Valintine, Founder, Tech Futures Lab & The Mind Lab by Unitec

The hallmarks of successful fast scale and growth businesses
Tony Surtees, Former VP and GM of Yahoo! Commerce Group & Co-Founder Zeetings.com

Leadership in the age of exponential change – curating high performing executive leadership teams
Gus McIntosh, CEO, Winsborough & Adrian Orr, CEO, Guardians of NZ Superannuation

CEO Panel Discussion: How to embrace diversity and use it as a competitive advantage - a practical path to implementation 
Moderated by Liam Dann.  Panelists Dame Jenny Shipley, Justine Munro, Mitchell Pham, Edward McKnight.

My journey unplugging the last cable – when to step-up; and back
Fady Mishriki, CEO, Power by Proxi

Creating a culture of success through values based leadership
Raelene Castle, CEO, Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs 

Understanding the Asian opportunity
Nick Siu, Director, The Agency 88

Building an Iconic NZ company
Sir William Gallagher, CEO and Chairperson, Gallagher Group


2017 CEO Summit audience reviews

“A really good day and some great speakers so hats off to you guys. I felt I received value from my registration fee and time commitment.”

“Great conference in every aspect. Thank you!”

“Great day, was very inspired.”




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