On the Move | May 2024

Heidi Rix appointed as Chief Executive Officer of The Property Group

The Property Group Limited (TPG) has announced that the TPG Board has appointed Heidi Rix as the company’s Chief Executive Officer from 1 April 2024. Heidi was promoted from her role as Head of Corporate and has built up a wealth of leadership experience in New Zealand and overseas in her 25+ years in the corporate, property and financial sectors.  

Heidi is excited and feels privileged to lead TPG and work alongside an incredibly talented team that loves what they do and has fun doing it as they continue their growth and development as New Zealand’s largest independent property advisory firm, building on our 25-year track record supporting our clients. 

Heidi’s leadership style is very much aligned with TPG’s values, understanding that people are at the heart of everything they do. Heidi applies inspirational leadership principles and is passionate about people development, client partnerships, accountability and high-performance cultures built on trust, loyalty and integrity – all passions she carries through into her work.

Congratulations, Heidi! 

Strategic appointment strengthens TwentyTwo’s leadership

TwentyTwo are thrilled to announce the appointment of Kate Horton as Principal, joining theTāmaki Makaurau office in early 2024. 

Kate brings a wealth of experience garnered from her extensive background in consulting, business and government, particularly in organisational strategy, engagement, programme management, human-centred design and strategic workplace consulting. Her appointment will significantly bolster the team’s expertise. Congratulations Kate! 

Spaceworks appoints Auckland Commercial Manager

Spaceworks Interior Architecture are excited to introduce their Auckland Commercial Manager, Jana Stringer

With a solid background in business development and marketing at Maynard Marks and CBRE, Jana brings a wealth of expertise to the table. Her focus on enhancing workplace growth and employee satisfaction is unmatched, making her the ultimate asset for clients seeking expert guidance in commercial office spaces and profitable outcomes.

Driven by Spacework’s dynamic leadership and vision of excellence, Jana is dedicated to realising their goal of becoming the most respected design and build firm in Australasia. Outside of the office, she’s an avid golfer, traveler and devoted mum.

Congratulations Jana!

New Director and Associates for Inovo

Inovo is pleased to announce that Michael Paterson has joined the Inovo Board of Directors. Having previously served as an Associate, Michael is Inovo’s highly experienced National Manager of Land Development, with expert knowledge and management experience in surveying, engineering and resource management.

Highly regarded as a team leader, Michael specialises in providing strategic project advice for our clients, assessing development feasibility and with a commitment to delivering innovative solutions at each opportunity.

In addition to Michael’s appointment, we are excited to introduce our new Inovo Associates: Mark Cobden, Dave Robinson, and Stephen Peters. Mark provides project management expertise in Christchurch, Dave leads engineering services in Christchurch, and Stephen brings his skills to project management in Auckland.

All four demonstrate exemplary leadership, professional excellence in their field, and ongoing cultural stewardship of the business.

At Inovo, it’s important to us that we provide development opportunities for our people and provide pathways for progression for leaders and future leaders.

These appointments support the continued business growth of Inovo, particularly as we establish our Land Development services in the Auckland market, complementing the established Auckland project management and project planning services.

RDT celebrate three rising stars

Please join us in congratulating the following kaimahi staff who have recently been promoted.

⭐ Jessica K., Associate, Ōtautahi Christchurch
⭐ Cameron Spence, Project Manager, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland
⭐ William Rogers, Project Manager, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

Kei runga noa atu – well done 👏 👏 and a big thanks for all the good mahi you do and your valuable contribution to RDT Pacific. 

Local Talent Takes the Lead: CKL Announces Strategic Leadership Transition in Tauranga Office

Award-winning, integrated land development company, CKL has announced a leadership transition within its Tauranga branch.

John Sternberg, who has been serving as both Tauranga Branch Manager and Engineering Manager, will now focus solely on his Engineering Manager role.

Stepping into the role of Tauranga Branch Manager alongside his existing position as Planning Manager is Daniel Brown, a seasoned professional with over 15 years of planning and project management experience across the public and private sectors in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. He’s been with CKL since 2018.

Tauranga holds a strategic position within CKL’s network of offices, and this transition underscores the company’s commitment to fostering growth and nurturing talent within its ranks.

CKL would like to take this opportunity to commend John for his commitment to nurturing future leaders within CKL and for his amazing work in developing CKL Tauranga’s offering to our clients.

John emphasised the value of Daniel’s experience to the Tauranga branch noting, “Daniel brings a wealth of knowledge gained from working on larger projects in diverse environments both here and overseas. His expertise in navigating complex planning processes and his understanding of the evolving landscape in land development will be instrumental as Tauranga undergoes significant growth and transformation.”


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