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Business Hawke's Bay commenced in August 2011 following an initiative of the Hawke's Bay Chamber of Commerce and intensive discussion with sponsors and local governments in the Bay, to operate and deliver a collaborative activity to:

Foster  business development and business growth in Hawke's Bay Read more

Promote Hawke's Bay as an attractive place to start , grow, and relocate businesses

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Attract investment to support commercialisation and expansion into international markets


   

 

Business Hawke's Bay makes best use of resources available in the region to fulfil our vision:

To retain, grow and attract vibrant businesses and people talent, making Hawke's Bay the best regional location in which to work, invest, live and grow.
 
Hawke's Bay's community embraces varied businesses who have gained national and international recognition for providing innovative, competitive, sustainable solutions. These businesses have enjoyed business success by leveraging their entrepreneurial spirit and expertise, and capitalising on their location and the regional resources available to them.

Business Hawke's Bay is a passionate promoter of Hawke's Bay businesses and the people talent that support those businesses.


Learn more about Business Hawke's Bay, click below to view our digital profile.


Business Hawke's Bay appointment policy for board members, click to download.

 

BUSINESS HAWKE'S BAY BOARD

CHAIR 

 

 

Stuart McLauchlan

Managing Partner
Langley Twigg


MEMBERS

 

 

Chris Collins

Chief Executive
Eastern Institute of Technology

Robert Darroch

Chief Executive Officer
Future Products Group

Doug Ducker

Managing Director
Pan Pac Forest Products

Chris Bain

Independent Consultant
Napier Port Appointee

Hamish Whyte

Managing Director
Furnware

Mike Purchas

Chief Executive Officer
SportsGround.co.nz

Ken Sutherland

Chief Executive
Unison Networks Ltd

Hamish White

Chief Executive Officer
NOW

Michelle Turfrey

Principle - Business Advisory
Crowe Horwath

Alan Pollard

Chief Executive Officer
Pipfruit NZ

Jenni Giblin

Director
Giblin Group


BUSINESS HAWKE'S BAY KEY STAFF

Susan White                                                         

CEO
susan@businesshawkesbay.co.nz



     
Nicky Williams

Executive Assistant
nicky@businesshawkesbay.co.nz

 
     
Catherine Rusby

Food and Beverage Manager
catherine@businesshawkesbay.co.nz                       



     
Carolyn Neville

Marketing and Operations Manager
carolyn@businesshawkesbay.co.nz