Telecom/Chorus stalwart joins Xero expansion plans

closeThis article could be out of date, as it was published 8 months 16 days ago.

Xero has announced the appointment of Victoria Crone to the position of New Zealand Managing Director, effective April 2014.

Crone will be a key member of the global sales leadership team, responsible for driving relationships with government, financial institutions, corporates and media in New Zealand.

“Xero in New Zealand has rapidly grown to over 90,000 small business customers and NZ$25 million of annualised committed revenue,” says Rod Drury, CEO, Xero.

“We’re thrilled to have a world class executive like Victoria focused 100% on our local market as we embark on the delivery of our next wave of services.”

“We’re uniquely positioned in New Zealand to redefine Business to Business and Business to Government connected services, that can be globally rolled out. Our vision is to make New Zealand an international case study for electronic business.”

Following 18 years with Telecom and Chorus, most recently as Chorus General Manager, Marketing and Sales, Victoria has extensive experience applicable to her new role at Xero.

Crone will start her new role at Xero’s Auckland office in April 2014, becoming Managing Director of the company’s New Zealand operating subsidiary.

Xero’s growth in staff continues with over 90 recruited in the last three months, taking total staff numbers to over 600 with the business still aggressively recruiting, particularly for those with software development skills.

Follow Us
on Google+

Review: Sony Xperia Z2

NetGuide Smartphones are all about compromise these days. Fitting a hi-res screen, camera and huge battery into increasingly lighter handsets isn’t easy, and usually, something has to give.   Read More →

Review: LifeTrak C410 Fitness tracker

NetGuide The C410 is a fitness tracker first and a watch second. Because of this it not only tells the time, but also tracks almost everything a fitness nut would need to know.
Amongst the many stats tracked are Steps. Calories are measured too as are distances covered. There’s a sleep tracking function, plus heart rate monitoring.   Read More →

Android App Review: Writing Prompts

NetGuide Writing Prompts is one of those obviously-named apps that gives you exactly what the name suggests and nothing more. If you want some help getting started with your creative writing, then the Writing Prompts app might be able to help.   Read More →