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WorkSafe New Zealand appoints new boss

Oct 5th 2023

WorkSafe New Zealand appoints new boss

Steve Haszard has been appointed as the Chief Executive of WorkSafe New Zealand, replacing Phil Parkes who resigned last month.

Mr Haszard’s appointment was announced by WorkSafe New Zealand Board Chair, Jennifer Kerr on Wednesday.

“Following the decision of current Chief Executive Phil Parkes to move on by the end of 2023, the WorkSafe Board moved quickly on a succession plan to enable an effective transition and to bring certainty of leadership,” Ms Kerr said.

“Steve’s immediate priorities will be to lead WorkSafe through its organisational change process, drive the articulation of our strategy and implement the response to the Strategic Baseline Review.”

Mr. Haszard will assume his new role on Monday October 9.

Read the full story on the WorkSafe NZ website.

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