Retail New Zealand names Carolyn Young as its new CEO

Carolyn Young has been appointed Retail New Zealand’s new CEO, succeeding Greg Harford who will step down on July 21.

Young was most recently the CEO of Special Olympics New Zealand and Netball Central Zone. She has a background in marketing, finance and accounting which gained from her previous roles.

Outgoing chief Greg Harford will take up a new role as CEO at the Canberra Business Chamber.

President of Retail New Zealand, Liz Wheadon, said Young’s appointment was made following a “robust national search process”.

“We had extensive interest in the role, and Retail NZ looks forward to a continued successful and impactful future under Carolyn’s leadership.”

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