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Ex-Vodafone exec Grant Hopkins moves to Plan B

Ex-Vodafone exec Grant Hopkins moves to Plan B

Takes newly created role of chief commercial officer

Former Vodafone NZ enterprise director Grant Hopkins joins Plan B in the newly created chief commercial officer role.

“Plan B has been helping New Zealand businesses compete for a number of years by focusing on business continuity and disaster recovery,” says Hopkins. “With a continuously expanding suite of services, I believe we have huge potential and I want to make sure our customers are taking full advantage of our capabilities.”

He says the role entails working with New Zealand businesses change to become more efficient and dynamic to be able to compete globally.

Technology plays a major part in helping businesses be ready for anything, he states.

Technology plays a major part in helping businesses be ready for anything.

Grant Hopkins, Plan B

His previous roles included chief operating officer of TelstraClear and managing director of Unisys NZ. He will be accountable for all client relationships, sales and marketing activities for Plan B.

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“As our business continues to mature it has become clear that we need a role in the Plan B senior leadership team dedicated to managing and building our customers,” says Ian Forrester, Plan B managing director.

“Grant has a proven track record in his previous roles and we believe he will be a great asset to our business and our current and future customers.”

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