Hobson Leavy is pleased to announce the appointment of John Hanna as Chief Executive Officer for UltraFast Fibre.
John will replace William Hamilton who retired in September 2018.
UltraFast Fibre has secured John who is “a highly experienced New Zealand Chief Executive with a strong track record in the technology sector. John was the CEO of Network for Learning from 2012 – 2017, the CEO of Maxnet from 2009 – 2012 having been the Chief Operating Officer of Simpl from 2006 – 2008. Earlier roles included senior Executive positions in IBM, Computerland and SolNet Limited in New Zealand and Australia.”
John is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors; a Trustee of the Professionelle Foundation (a charitable trust supporting professional women in all stages of their career); Chair of the Eat Right be Right Trust and a Trustee of the Bright Future Trust.
“John joins Ultrafast Fibre at a very exciting time with continued customer focus on the rapid migration from copper to fibre and as we prepare to deliver unbundled access to the UFB network. In parallel, our team’s focus remains fixed on the essential network performance and asset management of what has rapidly become essential utility infrastructure to our communities.”
Read more about John’s placement here.