Chief Executive Officer, Air New Zealand
Christopher was appointed Group General Manager International Airline from May 2011 and took over the role of Chief Executive Officer on 1 January 2013.Before joining Air New Zealand, he was President and CEO of Unilever Canada, based in Toronto, where he was responsible for leading Unilever’s $1.4 billion Canadian business and 1,500 employees. Christopher was also a key member of Unilever’s North American Leadership Team.
A New Zealander, who graduated with a Master of Commerce in Business Administration from the University of Canterbury, Christopher began his Unilever career as a management trainee in 1993.
China Business Summit Links
2013 Video: Summit Presentation
2013 Article: ‘Think global, but act local’