Andrew Mc Kenzie appointed as new CEO of Housing New Zealand After an extensive international and New Zealand wide search for a new Chief Executive Officer, Housing New Zealand has today announced the appointment of Andrew Mc Kenzie to the role.Board Chair, Adrienne Young-Cooper, says the Board is delighted that the person with the right skill set and personal capability to lead Housing New Zealand was found locally.“Andrew Mc Kenzie has an outstanding career to date in the public and private sectors leading the financial function for the establishment of Auckland Council and currently holding the role of General Manager Finance at Fletcher Construction.More(Some Already Announced): PM’s Press Conference - New Funding For Housing Today’s Press Conference began with the announcement of the government’s plan to spend 0M over the next 4.5 years on housing.Prime Minister John Key allowed Minister for Social Housing Paula Bennett to introduce a breakdown of where the money will be spent and to answer relevant questions.This job experience will help them develop strong work ethics and make them more attractive to employers.
Andrew impressed the board with his wide ranging executive experience, his social motivation and appreciation of the diversity of people in our workplace and our customers, and his very strong financial and business acumen.“He comes to us with extensive experience in organisational improvement and managing change to build sustainable businesses.At Auckland Council, he contributed to the successful amalgamation of eight Councils and over 30 subsidiaries in 2010.More Emergency Housing Emergency: Government Injects Another 0m More emergency housing places, more support for tenants and more frontline staff have been funded in the next step in the Government’s comprehensive housing plan.More Labour And Work: Youth Community Jobs, Business Training Levy“We will give these young Kiwis the kick start they need to get back on the right track.
Andrew is an experienced corporate lawyer with the skills to identify and navigate potential legal issues. His expertise includes private mergers and acquisitions, schemes of arrangement, public company takeovers, prospectuses and capital raisings, due diligence investigations, incorporated joint ventures, corporate governance issues and directors’ duties.
With long standing client relationships, Andrew is regularly called upon by high profile companies such as Suncorp Group Limited for his insightful solutions based advice.