A message from HIANZ President Tim Mikkelsen


Dear Members,
I am writing to inform you of the appointment of our new CEO Rodney Grant.

Rodney brings a range of skills and experience to the table. His broad understanding of the hire market is based on his wide professional background in the Civil construction, Hire, Irrigation, Plumbing and drainage market segments. Additionally, his sales background, customer relationships and leadership qualities are valuable to the development of the business and central to maintaining and developing strong customer relationships. Rodney has experience in the planning and implementation of business improvement models, market positioning, quality, health and safety and procedural requirements.

Rodney officially starts with the Hire Industry Association on the 1st February and will be transitioning into the role working alongside our current CEO Phil Tindle for a month.  I would ask for your patience and understanding during this transitional period. 

We farewell Phil on the 29th February after 14 years of unwavering service to the Association.

I am sure you will all join me in wishing Phil, Debbie and their family all the best for the future.

Tim Mikkelsen | PRESIDENT & Life Member
Hire Industry Association of New Zealand (Inc.)