Auckland Airport appoints new general manager of corporate services

Auckland Airport has announced the appointment of Mary-Liz Tuck as its general manager of corporate services and she will start her new role early in 2019.

In this role, Tuck will be responsible for leading key corporate functions including legal, people, safety and public affairs.

Chief executive Adrian Littlewood says: “The general manager of corporate services is a new role and will bring together many of the company’s core corporate functions. Mary-Liz has a strong background in the law as well as considerable commercial and operational experience – making her a great fit for the position.

“For the past seven years, Mary-Liz has worked for Fisher & Paykel Appliances in operational, customer experience, business excellence and general counsel roles. Most recently, she was the executive vice president, business excellence which involved leading an organisational transformation programme, which delivered important benefits to the business.”

He added: “We are delighted Mary-Liz has accepted the role and look forward to having her on board as we work to deliver on our 30-year master plan and build the airport of the future.”

Tucksays she is looking forward to using her considerable commercial experience in her new role: “I am excited to be joining the Auckland Airport team at this important point in its history. It has great plans for the future and I know I will enjoy being part of the team that supports bringing these to life.”