The NZICT Group, representing more than 40 ICT companies in New Zealand, has appointed Brett O’Riley as its CEO.
The primary role of the NZICT Group is to represent ICT vendors to government and the community and to promote the use of ICT.
O’Riley has been managing director of Australian-based Ochre Services and Ochre Networks. Before that he held executive roles at Gen-i, Telecom New Zealand, Nava Networks, Southern Cross Cable Network and Pacific Gateway Exchange.
Earlier in his career he was a press secretary and ministerial advisor under previous National and Labour governments.
Membership of the NZICT includes: ACE, Adroit Recruitment, Andrew Bonica, Augen, Axcell Institute, Axon, Catch, Cisco, ComputerForensics, Computer Power, Dennis Smith, Designertech, EdTech, ExpressData, Fronde, Gen-i, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi Data Systems, Hyperion Management Services, IBM, i-Consult, Ingram Micro, Lexel Systems, Kinetics, Mako Networks, Microsoft, Optimation, Quay Corporate, Show IT, Simpl, SOFTsource, Solnet Solutions, SQL Services, TEAMnetwork, Teleconsultants, TechTonics, Unisys and XSOL.