Auckland Airport announces new general manager of people and safety

01 May 2015

Auckland Airport has announced the appointment of Anna Cassels-Brown as the new general manager of people and safety.

Adrian Littlewood, Auckland Airport's chief executive, says, “Anna's appointment follows an extensive search process. Anna will be responsible for Auckland Airport's strategy development and delivery across the human resources and health and safety functions. This new role will report directly to me, reflecting both the importance of the performance, development and welfare of our airport team as well as the ongoing and critical importance of safety to our business.”

“One of the new breed of business-savvy strategic HR leaders, Anna has been recognised globally for her work in developing a leadership culture. She has made a significant impact on people practices, organisational development and company culture in some of New Zealand's leading companies, including Fonterra Co-operative Group, Air New Zealand, Refining NZ and most recently Landcorp NZ.”

“Anna has also held a number of directorships through her career, and is currently a member of the governing Council of the Northland Polytechnic.”

Anna Cassels-Brown says, “I am a passionate advocate for workplace health and safety leadership, and I have a deep professional interest in talent and leadership development and organisational learning. Auckland Airport is also strongly committed to these and I look forward to playing my part to ensure it has leading human capital solutions to help it drive growth in travel, trade and tourism.”

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For further information please contact:

Simon Lambourne
+64 9 255 9089
+64 27 477 6120
simon.lambourne@aucklandairport.co.nz