Media release: WEL Networks appoints new members of Executive team

12 Sep 2019


Kerry Green has been appointed as General Manager Works Programme, a newly created division within the business while David Barnett has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer for WEL Networks.

  • Kerry Green, General Manager Works Programme

Kerry joined WEL in 2013 after an aviation career in the RNZAF followed by the commercial airline industry.  Having developed a passion for planning and delivering maintenance and engineering requirements to satisfy the demands of a busy airline, Kerry was engaged to establish a reliability programme for the airline and manage gas turbine engine repairs and overhauls.

A new direction was sought and upon completion of a Master of Business Administration at the University of Waikato, Kerry was employed by WEL in the works programme space.

His new role will be responsible for customer engagement, design, planning and scheduling and ultimately the complete delivery of the Annual Works Plan.

  • David Barnett, Chief Financial Officer

David has been with WEL since April 2019 in the position of Group Treasurer before stepping into the acting CFO role following the resignation of Group CFO, Sue Tindal.

David has close to 30 years’ experience across a range of industries and companies including Transpower, Vector and more recently the ANZ bank.


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