Hobson Leavy is thrilled to announce the appointment of Simon Tong as chief executive after the departure of long-serving CEO Frank Aldridge in March.
Simon has previously been CEO of Paymark Ltd and Fairfax NZ Ltd and is currently ASB Bank’s Executive General Manager Digital, Data and Brand. Simon has a strong background in technology and strategy and is highly regarded as a leader who has driven change, performance, and customer centricity at the companies he has worked with.
As Craigs embarks upon the next phase of its growth, the Board determined that Simon’s track record and leadership attributes are those characteristics that fit our ambitious objectives.
About Craigs Investment Partners “Craigs”
Craigs is one of New Zealand’s largest full-service investment firms, with approximately 600 employees, 173 investment advisers across 19 branches and c.$25billion* of client funds under management.
Craigs offers investment advice and a variety of investment solutions to both private investors and corporate clients. This covers the complete breadth of private client and investment management services including investment advice and management, securities trading, market research and portfolio strategy, cash management, institutional dealing, investment banking and corporate finance.
*as at 31 May 2021