TeamTalk appoints new CEO

Customer News | 19.07.16

Andrew_MillerNZX listed TeamTalk Limited has appointed a former CEO and Managing Director of Alcatel-Lucent NZ & Pacific Islands to be its new Chief Executive.

Andrew Miller will take up the role in early September. He is currently the Commercial Business General Manager at Callaghan Innovation.

TeamTalk Board Chairman Roger Sowry says Andrew brings significant experience to the position.

“The Board considered a number of high quality candidates, but his commitment to innovation and commercial savvy made Andrew a stand-out choice,” Mr Sowry says.

“Andrew has proven business development and negotiation skills alongside strategic and operational experience, delivering sustained growth, while managing complex infrastructure.

“These skills, and others, made Andrew a good fit for the TeamTalk group, which includes the CityLink fibre, exchange and wireless broadband businesses, Farmside the specialist rural ISP and TeamTalk’s mobile radio operations.

“The Board welcomes Andrew and looks forward to his leadership,” Mr Sowry says.

Andrew Miller says he’s looking forward to the challenge of his new role and excited by the opportunities.

“The TeamTalk group is an exceptionally diverse organisation with a solid reputation and a great culture. We need to reshape the organisation for future success including looking at potential partnerships where we can leverage our assets to deliver better outcomes for both our customers and shareholders.

“TeamTalk has been around for over 20 years and I believe it’s got an exciting future with many new opportunities,” Mr Miller says.