Michael Redman appointed Blues CEO

Michael Redman appointed Blues CEO

The Blues have appointed Michael Redman as their new Chief Executive Officer.
The former CEO of ATEED and Mayor and later Chief Executive of Hamilton City Council moved to Auckland in 2010 with a key role in the amalgamation of the Auckland region.
Mr Redman (47) said being given the opportunity to lead the Blues rugby administration through a time of change is an exciting extension of this work.
“The Blues are such an important part of this region’s identity and having moved into a new era with the private equity partnership, this is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the Blues future direction.”
This is not Mr Redman’s first foray into professional sport having previously been a Founder and Director of the NZ Breakers and on the Board of the Northern Districts Cricket Association.
Blues Chairman Tony Carter said Mr Redman’s business leadership experience is one of the strengths he brings to the position.
“Michael’s leadership experience along with his marketing strength and ability to work constructively with a number of different stakeholders made him an ideal choice as CEO.
“He is an accomplished leader in both the private and public sectors and this will be highly valuable for the Blues in the development of our organisation.”
Mr Redman will begin his new role on October 1 2013.

Michael Redman – Career History

Chief Executive

Auckland Tourism Events & Economic Development

November 2010 – October 2011
Chief Executive
Hamilton City Council
July 2007 – October 2010
Hamilton City Council
October 2004 – May 2007

Executive Director/Director

NZ Breakers Basketball Ltd
February 2003 – May 2005

Managing Director, NZ

Grey Group
February 2000 – October 2002
Managing Director
Redman Advertising
April 1986 – January 2000