Unleash Winning Strategies: NZME Business After 5 with Sports CEOs!

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Join us for an engaging evening featuring a panel of top-tier Sports CEOs, where insights into the game-changing strategies that drive success will be discussed, with Jason Pine as the MC.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to be a part of the conversation, networking with likeminded sports fans over some delicious food and a cold brew.

Additional information


Tony Giles | CEO, Wellington Rugby

  • Current CEO of the Wellington Rugby Football Union. 
  • Previous CEO of Softball New Zealand (10 years), and former GM of Pub Charity. 
  • Current member of the Oceania Executive of the World Baseball Softball Confederation. 
  • Current Chairman of the World Baseball Softball Confederation, Men's Fastpitch Commission. 

Scott Weenink | CEO, New Zealand Cricket 

  • Former Wellington first-class cricketer - current CEO of New Zealand Cricket. 
  • Previously corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions lawyer before gaining extensive executive and governance experience in a wide range of industries including fund management, financial services, private equity, telecoms/technology, infrastructure, and sport. 
  • Has experience in New Zealand, UK, Asia, Middle East, and North Africa. 
  • Previous Chair of New Zealand Cricket Players Association. 

Fran Scholey | CEO, Special Olympics New Zealand

Fran Scholey is a Sports Administrator with over 12 years' experience both within the High Performance and Community Sporting realms. 

Having also represented NZ at Indoor Netball, Fran led both the Wellington Saints and Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse to six national championship titles combined. 

Fran knows first hand what it takes to make a successful organisation. Consciously balancing the demands of personnel, commercial partnerships and fans to create engaging opportunities for success. 

A daughter, sister, aunty, mother, and partner - she knows her success is not hers alone - it takes a village! 

MC | Jason Pine

Jason Pine is host of Weekend Sport on Newstalk ZB, broadcast nationwide from midday-3pm on Saturdays and Sundays. 

Event Information

WHEN | Wednesday, 6 March 2024
TIME | 5:00pm - 7:00pm 
WHERE | Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce, Level 3, 15 Daly Street, Lower Hutt 
COST | Complimentary, sponsored by NZME

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