01 Sep Seqel Appoints Handley & McBride to Sky Television Board
Sky Network Television has recently appointed Geraldine McBride and Derek Handley to their board in a search managed by SEQEL Partners. Geraldine McBride is a recent recipient of the KEA World Class New Zealander award recognising her outstanding international career with global software giant SAP. Ms McBride most recently ran SAP’s North American business. She has returned to New Zealand where she now combines professional director appointments with a new internet business.
Derek Handley, is the founding chairman of Hyperfactory which he sold in 2011. He is Chief Executive of Plan B, a global corporate social responsibility initiative to make business work better. In 2011 he was named in the 100 most influential technology people in the New York Times. Derek is Chairman of Snakk Media and is also a Peter Blake Leadership Awardee. He is also adjunct Executive Professor for AUT University.