Leanne Simpson Appointed As General Manager, Auckland

12 July 2021 Tech 5

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Tech 5 is pleased to announce the promotion of Leanne Simpson to the newly created position of General Manager, Auckland.

Leanne, pictured here with Group CEO John Wyatt, has more than 18 years of commercial recruitment experience, with five of those spent in the Auckland market and three years in leadership roles at Tech 5.

Originally from the UK, Leanne’s early career was spent in various roles with multinational organisations in London. Career highlights include her promotion to head up a specialist brand within the railway sector, where she specialised in temporary recruitment for the largest train operating companies in the UK, covering positions from high volume front-facing customer service to senior management.

Following that, she joined another specialist agency as Associate Director, where she was hugely successful in growing the business to over 400 temporary associates working weekly, and winning contracts in value of over $6.5 million, including the high profile 2012 London Olympics.

Leanne’s appointment will enable Director Brett Bothma to step back from day-to-day operations in Auckland to spend more time focusing on long-term goals and strategic objectives to grow Tech 5 nationally.

Brett says that in Leanne’s time with the business, she has demonstrated an ability to work under pressure, developing solid relationships with clients to deliver the talent they need to grow and drive their businesses.

“Leanne builds an end-to-end understanding of clients businesses, developing long-term relationships to deliver market-leading recruitment solutions that meet their specific needs.”

Leanne says that she is passionate about reputation, delivery and gaining a true understanding of who and what fits the client’s actual business to match the right solution to suit their needs.

“I believe that hard work and going the extra mile is the way to success, and I am really looking forward to the opportunity to further build on this strength to empower my team to provide outstanding solutions to our clients”.

Brett says that Leanne’s appointment is timely as the Auckland team grows in response to increasing client demand thanks to the businesses strong reputation in the market.

“I am confident that Leanne’s appointment will further drive the success of the Auckland team, and I look forward to seeing them continuing to deliver top-quality recruitment solutions to both current and new clients under her leadership.”

Please join us in congratulating Leanne on her well-deserved promotion. You can contact Leanne directly on 027 555 7857 or leanne@tech5.co.nz