Certus is honing in on its growth in New Zealand and Australia, announcing the appointment of John McMahon to its Board of Directors.
Based out of Sydney, McMahon is tasked with helping support the IBM systems integrator's growth in both New Zealand and Australia.
Certus says McMahon's appointment as a non-executive director will provide the company with strategic guidance and ongoing governance to help maximise value and operational effectiveness.
McMahon currently holds directorships with Solution Dynamics and Wellington Drive Technologies.
“We are delighted to appoint John to this position, and we welcome his resolute commitment to Certus both as a significant new shareholder and a key member of the board,” says Trevor Janes, chair of the Certus Board.'
“His extensive strategic and governance expertise will be extremely valuable and help us to deliver an exciting future for our business,” he says.
McMahon established Auro Investment Management in April 2010, prior to which he spent three years as managing director of ASB Securities, having previously been ABN AMRO's head of equities and head of research.
He also spent over two years in Sydney as a media analyst for Morgan Stanley and was an analyst for a boutique fund manager. Before entering the investment industry John held finance manager/CFO roles in the publishing and transport industries.