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Assurity appoints General Manager – Auckland to drive growth in land of opportunity

People Experience Manager Katie Ham promoted to lead Auckland Branch from December 1st, 2021.

Assurity appoints General Manager – Auckland to drive growth in land of opportunity

Date: 22 November 2021

Assurity Consulting Limited (Assurity) announced that Katie Ham, currently People Experience Manager of the Auckland business, has been selected as Assurity’s new General Manager for Auckland. Ham will take up her new role on 1st December 2021.

Ham succeeds Steve Mitchell, who was promoted to the role of CEO on 1st November 2021.

“Katie joined Assurity in 2018 and has proven herself to be an exceptional people leader with strong operational capabilities and commercial acumen. We are a people business, and Katie embodies the values of Assurity. She has successfully improved our employee engagement and satisfaction year on year and is highly regarded across the business. We are confident that with Katie’s experience, talent, and drive, she will successfully steer the Auckland team, our business growth and further strengthen the company’s brand in the Auckland market.”

Ham added, “I am delighted to have been selected as Assurity’s General Manager of the Auckland branch. I believe a company’s success and sustainable growth start with great people, and I am honoured to be given the opportunity to lead our talented Auckland team. We will continue to delight our customers and, through continued innovation, find new pathways to acquire new customers, develop new revenue streams, build our brand, attract and retain talent and be regarded as a progressive and desirable place to work.”

Ham has over 15 years in Business Operations, Management and HR. Ham increased the Auckland branch’s employee engagement score year on year and was instrumental in launching Assurity’s new values-led performance and growth framework. Ham also co-created and facilitated the Agile in HR education course throughout the business and has been nominated for the Assurity Values Awards every year since 2018.

Before joining Assurity in 2018, Ham was the Customer Service Centres Manager at Auckland Transport and the Business Support Manager at PwC London, UK.

About Assurity Consulting

Assurity is a 100% NZ-owned company. We partner with the country’s largest organisations and government agencies, de-risking their digital transformation delivery with IT services and enterprise solutions to future-proof their business.

Assurity Consulting operates across New Zealand from 3 key locations (Wellington, Auckland, and Christchurch), employing more than 200 people.

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