Our success has always come down to our people. We’re proud to be surrounded by a fantastic team of genuinely good people, who are committed to our values of excellence, innovation and exponential thinking.

We know that it's our team of experts that continue to shape and grow Cablenet for the future, as well as position our customers for the future.

 

Meet the team

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Meet the team

Sam Crowther

Business Manager

Terry Powell

Account Director

Julleen O'Leary

Office Manager

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Steve Higgins

Account Manager

Matt Doody

Account Manager

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Steven Murdoch

Ester Nicolay

Rebecca Kurta

General Manager Commercial

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General Manager People, Systems & Communications

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Marketing & Brand Lead

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Our board members

Cablenet Limited is committed to sound corporate governance that will ensure the company operates as efficiently as possible while providing for the appropriate level of accountability and transparency. The Board guides strategic direction and context and focuses on issues critical for the businesses successful execution.

The Board delegates management of the day-to-day affairs of the company to the Executive Team under the leadership of the Group Chief Executive Officer to deliver the strategic direction and goals determined by the Board.

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Mike Marr - Managing Director & Group CEO
 

Appointed: October 1999

 

Mike is the founder and owner of TPT Group. He also holds non-executive director roles within the Group, and other independent director roles.

 

He holds qualifications in electrical trade, electrotechnology, an Advanced Dip. Business, Dip. Management, Dip.  Integrated Risk Management and a Dip. Project Management.

 

In 2020, Mike was acknowledged as a BLAKE Leader Awardee. This prestigious award recognises inspirational New Zealanders whose leadership style has delivered high-impact results, and contributed to a more sustainable future for Aotearoa.


2017, he was one of two Global recipients of the Beta Gamma Sigma Medallion of Entrepreneurship (the first recipient to be awarded the Global honour outside of the USA).  The Medallion for Entrepreneurship is awarded to noteworthy Global business people who combine innovative business achievement with service to humanity.

In 2014 he was a finalist in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards for NZ.  He was also recognised by Entrepreneur’s Organisation in 2011 with the ‘Make A Mark’ award.

​Mike is a Board Member of several New Zealand Not for Profit organisations including being the Chair of The Runway Foundation.  Mike and his wife Terese founded The Runway Foundation in 2015, a registered NZ Charitable Trust providing support for families experiencing the challenge of ADHD but also to support the wider community.  He is a strong believer in giving back to the community and supports several charities and community initiatives, including Lifewise, Community Food Banks and Crisis Funds.

 

​He is a member of the AUT University Business School Advisory Board, an Independent Director of Waipa Networks an electricity lines company, as well as Eqalis Pharmaceuticals Ltd and Rhema Media.

 

He is a Pukekohe High School old boy and he and his wife Terese are deeply supportive of many community initiatives.

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Graeme Hansen - Independent Chair
 

Appointed: July 2014

 

Graeme was the Managing Director of Barclays Private Banking globally and also held CEO roles for Barclays in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, spanning 13 years.  He has been CEO of both the New Zealand Racing Board and Public Trust in New Zealand.  In addition to TPT Group company roles, he also chairs other private entrepreneurial firms. His previous governance roles include independent directorships for The Warehouse Group Financial Services, PGGW Finance, the NZ Spinal Trust and Toronto East General Hospital.

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Brendan Wood - Independent Director

 

Appointed: July 2014

 

Brendan is a highly regarded New Zealand commercial lawyer residing in Auckland as a Partner with Daniel Overton & Goulding.  Brendan specialises in acquisitions, commercial law and commercial property.  He also holds various Independent Trustee roles as well as Non-Executive Director roles.  Previous roles include being a Non-Executive Director of listed company Just Water International.

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Ken Davis- Independent Director
 

Appointed: September 2019

 

Ken is a successful New Zealand entrepreneur having founded and grown CodeBlue, an IT services business, into a nationwide organisation.  Ken is also owns businesses internationally which are associated with software development, artificial intelligence and machine learning.  Previous to CodeBlue, Ken was the General Manager of Toshiba Corporation.

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