Momentum Waikato is happy to announce the appointment of Simon Wickham as their new CEO.
Simon is an experienced Director, Chief Executive and leader. Simon is well versed in creating high performing engaged teams, developing business strategy and leadership, and aligning stakeholders and partners around strategy and a collective vision.
Simon is particularly passionate about making a difference to organisations he serves. Before moving to the Waikato in 2019, he was named a laureate in the West Auckland Business Hall of Fame for services to commercial enterprise and the community, including the work undertaken as CEO at The Trusts to transform and grow profitability, team engagement and Giving Back to the West Auckland community. Simon joins the Momentum team as the former Chief Executive at Harkness Henry Lawyers.
“I’m honoured,” says Simon, “roles like these don't come up often, with their unique blend of benefaction, commercial decision-making and great community impact.”
Momentum Chair Neil Richardson shares “We are looking forward to the value Simon will add to our skilled team. His experience in leadership, stakeholder management and the strong positive response we had from past employers about his communication and strategic skills stood out, as well as his passion for making a difference to the people he serves.”
With years of governance and managerial experience across various roles, Simon is ready to bring his knowledge to Momentum to help make a positive impact on the lives of people in the Waikato.
Read more from Momentum Waikato here.