Jane has led businesses for APN Group in New Zealand since May 2012, and as CEO she successfully led and developed the strategy, merger and formation of NZME (New Zealand Media and Entertainment) across 26 offices.
Prior to this she was General Manager Entertainment for Amalgamated Holdings Limited in Australia and New Zealand, and Manager Group Sales, Marketing and Cinemas at SKYCITY Entertainment Group Limited. She also spent over eight years holding executive roles in Asia, including Managing Director at Tequila Asia, Managing Director at Draftworldwide Japan, Regional Director of Customer Relationship Management at Wunderman Cato Johnson Singapore, and Director of Communications at ICLP in Hong Kong. She has also held senior marketing roles at Air New Zealand.
Jane will soon be relocating to Sydney as Chief Operating Officer of Event Group (evt.com), the largest entertainment and hospitality group in Australasia. With over 8,000 employees across 50+ hotels (including QT and Rydges), 140+ cinemas and Thredbo ski resort, Event Group generates more than $1billion in annual revenue.
Learn from the media industry’s leaders, and discover if convergence can be a stepping stone to success.
NZME is leading New Zealand’s media industry with the integration of a unique mix of assets. As New Zealand’s magazine industry considers if and how to evolve their businesses, Jane will explain what can we learn from NZME’s experience and vision. How can we take international inspiration and evolve it to fit our needs? And what goals and cultural change should we consider in order to empower success?