From 9 October 2017, Graeme Sumner will become CEO of Airways NZ, New Zealand’s Air Service Navigation Provider (ANSP), and will be based at the company’s office in Auckland.

New Zealander Graeme will bring 27 years’ experience gained in the energy, transport, telecommunications, mining services and medical technology industries to his new role.

Currently Managing Director of Advanced Braking Technology, based in Melbourne, Graeme has previously held CEO roles with Service Stream in Melbourne and Transfield Services in Auckland.

“This is an extremely positive move for Airways NZ and I’d like to congratulate Graeme on his appointment,” said Judy Kirk, Airways Board Chair. “Graeme is well qualified and I am confident that he’ll continue to strengthen the business and ensure safety and Airways’ people remain a priority. The Airways Board and I look forward to working with him.”

Graeme Sumner added, “I'm looking forward to working with an organisation that makes such an important contribution to the local and international aviation industry.”