"Leading from the middle" with GE Capital MD, Aaron Baxter, Deloitte Mid-Market practice head Bill Hale and mid-market CEOs talking about the importance of mid-market companies to the future prosperity of NZ.

  • 13 Aug 2012
  • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Deloitte, 80 Queen Street, Auckland

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The global economy is facing headwinds in the wake of continued uncertainty in overseas markets, but when we look around the globe the NZ economy is relatively well placed and has been supported by the strength of global commodity markets over the past few years, particularly in the dairy sector.

So how can NZ - its Government, its businesses, and its people - continue to capture the benefits of its unique position to drive increased growth and productivity in a shifting global marketplace?

The answer: lead from the middle.

Kiwi businesses with annual revenues of between $2 million and $50 million – the NZ Mid-Market – play a vital role in the success of the NZ economy, but tend to be under-recognised and under-serviced. Despite comprising only 4.6% of all NZ enterprise, in 2011 the Mid-Market employed almost a third of all full-time Kiwi workers*, and contributed over 31% of the total value added in the New Zealand economy.

Hear GE Capital Managing Director, Aaron Baxter, in discussion with mid-market CEO's on the importance of mid-market Kiwi companies to the future prosperity of the NZ economy.

Other panelists:

Deane Manley, Managing Director, NZ Crane Group

Bill Hale, Head of Deloitte’s Auckland Mid-Market Practice

Mike Wilkins, Managing Director, Lyntec Holdings Ltd (Distributor of Kawasaki in NZ)

The discussion follows the release of new research from GE Capital – the first of its kind in NZ – examining the contribution of the mid-market to the NZ economy, its challenges, barriers to growth and the outlook for its future success.

*full-time equivalent jobs

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