Gary Connolly

Deputy Chief Executive - Finance & Business Insights

Gary Connolly has extensive senior finance and executive experience across various businesses and industries locally and abroad. His focus is on driving operational excellence within finance, operational engagement from finance with broader business and creating customer centric focus within finance teams in their support delivery.

After 11 years in public practice in the Waikato, Gary moved to senior management roles within commerce holding permanent and consulting roles with iconic businesses like DB Breweries and APN News and Media.  He was Chief Financial Officer for Ideal Electrical Suppliers which at a time was New Zealand’s largest nationwide electrical wholesale distributor.

Gary has also worked overseas in Japan and in Europe with Universal Studios. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) Accountancy and sits on the Board of Trustees for Farm Cove Intermediate School.

Gary Connolly
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