Kevin says that having spent 20 years in the field of marketing, Andrew will bring a new depth of experience to Tourism New Zealand's senior leadership team.
"Andrew joined the organisation as a marketing contractor in May and has proven himself invaluable in leading the international marketing communications team during a period of significant growth."
He has previous held senior marketing and executive roles with Frucor Beverages/Danone and Kraft/Cadbury.
Andrew begins his permanent role based in Auckland, on 21 October, 2013.
He joins Kevin on Tourism New Zealand's Core Leadership Team alongside
• Justin Watson, Director of Trade, PR and Major Events;
• Chris Roberts - GM Corporate Affairs;
• Rose Tua - GM People, and
• Sue Parcell - GM IT and Finance