Kirkcaldies John Milford appointed Chief Executive of Business Central

December 2014

John Milford has been appointed Chief Executive of Business Central, incorporating the Wellington Employers Chamber of Commerce.

John replaces Raewyn Bleakley who finished in late September to take up the position of Regional Director Central at the New Zealand Transport Agency.

John Milford has extensive experience in the business and retail sector. He has headed Wellington icon "Kirks" since 2006, before which he was General Manager Australia for Repco, General Manager-CEO of Pacific Retail Group, and General Manager of Farmers Trading Company.

He chaired the Partnership Wellington Trust for five years, chaired Positively Wellington Tourism, and has been on the board of Wellington Employers Chamber of Commerce since 2009 and of BusinessNZ since 2013.

John takes up the position in March.