Stories by Paul Smith and Divina Paredes

Crossing to the dark side

As chief information officer for companies like Air New Zealand and Progressive Enterprises, Garth Biggs had accountability for millions of dollars of annual expenditure.
But Biggs knew being in charge of information systems for the country’s biggest organisations did not necessarily expose him to other important aspects of management. “What I didn’t have was revenue accountability and profit accountability. Those were challenges I really wanted to test myself against.”

Written by Paul Smith and Divina Paredes31 July 03 22:00