Wellington identity, Mike 'MOD' O'Donnell, to head new govt business

Fri, 04 Jul 2014

By Pattrick Smellie July 4 (BusinessDesk) - Departing TradeMe chief operating officer and Wellington man about town, Mike 'Mod' O'Donnell is to head a start-up joint venture owned jointly by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the government's trade promotion body, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, to market public sector intellectual property to other governments. O'Donnell will be executive director of the new venture, which a statement today says will "take New Zealand government know-how, systems and intellectual property (I...

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