Auckland Airport names new boss

Last updated 09:00 05/11/2012
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Auckland Airport has appointed Adrian Littlewood, currently the company’s general manager of retail and commercial, as chief executive from November 12.

Chairwoman Joan Withers said the board was delighted to have appointed an internal candidate, to the position after an extensive local and international search.

Littlewood, who replaces Simon Moutter in the top job, joined the airport in 2009.In a statement to NZX, he said he would continue the airport’s ‘‘commitment to growth through innovation’’. Moutter left to become the chief executive of Telecom.

Withers said Littlewood had been instrumental in leading the ‘‘growth and development of the retail and commercial division, our key non-aeronautical revenue lines which now deliver approximately 40 per cent of the Airport’s income - $166 million revenue’’.

Before joining Auckland Airport Littlewood spent five years at Telecom in strategy, product and marketing roles, including head of consumer propositions where he was responsible for design, pricing and launch of mobile, broadband and landline consumer products. He has a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Arts from Auckland University and began his career in corporate and commercial law with Belly Gully in New Zealand and Baker & McKenzie in London.

The airport’s acting CEO Simon Robertson had not put his hand up for the permanent job and will return to his role as chief financial officer.

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