Hobson Leavy are thrilled to announce that Graeme Sumner has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer for Lyttelton Port Company.
Graeme is currently an advisor and consultant to multiple companies and boards, and up until June 2022 he was the CEO of Airways New Zealand, the SOE responsible for the management and control of New Zealand’s airspace, as well as having an extensive international business providing products and services to 33 countries worldwide.
Before joining Airways New Zealand in 2017, Graeme held various leadership roles in New Zealand and Australia, including Managing Director of Service Stream, Managing Director of Transfield Services New Zealand and Managing Director of Siemens New Zealand. Earlier, Graeme held General Manager level roles with New Zealand Post, Contact Energy and Telecom.
Graeme started his career in Sweden and the UK working for IBM. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland, and an MBA from Massey University.
Graeme will start at LPC on 20 September 2023.
Please join us in congratulating Graeme on his appointment.