Genesis Appoints Chief Transformation & Technology Officer

GENERAL
Mon, Jul 17 2023 08:30 am

Genesis is today confirming the appointment of Edward Hyde as Chief Transformation & Technology Officer. He will commence his role on 4 September 2023.

Edward is a proven senior executive with a track record of introducing new technologies and working practices to enable businesses to drive productivity through innovation and disruption, complementing his strong people and commercial leadership experience. He joins Genesis from Chorus New Zealand where, over the past five years, he held the role of Chief Customer Officer. Edward has previously held senior roles at Spark New Zealand, including Chief Executive Officer for Spark Ventures and Chief Executive Officer for data and insights platform, Qrious. Edward’s earlier career began in the UK where he held a number of senior roles in the telecommunications industry.

Edward holds a Bachelor of Science in Material Science and Engineering from Manchester University, United Kingdom.

Chief Executive, Malcolm Johns, said Edward is a well rounded and experienced executive who is results focused and motivated by a challenge. He is delighted with his appointment and expects Genesis to rapidly benefit from Edward’s experience in transformation and new breed technologies as he joins the executive team in September.

ENDS

For investor relations enquiries, please contact:
Tim McSweeney
GM Investor Relations & Market Risk
M: 027 200 5548

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GM Communications & Media
M: 027 246 1221


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