TAB NZ is an iconic New Zealand brand with a long history in the community. A major entertainment business, each year over $2+ billion worth of bets are placed at TAB either online, at the racecourse or through its retail network of outlets. TAB Trackside is also the largest outside sports broadcasting operation in New Zealand, covering more than 1,000 race meetings annually. With a focus on being a customer led organisation, TAB NZ generates revenue from three core streams: betting; broadcasting; and gaming activities.
TAB NZ's purpose is to facilitate and promote betting, and subject to ensuring that risks of problem gambling and underage gambling are minimised, to maximise its profits for the long term benefit of NZ racing and its returns to NZ sports.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO): An exciting and unique opportunity exists for a CEO to lead TAB NZ into a new era, utilising its platform and assets to build a truly commercial operation focused on growth. Redefining the TAB NZ brand for a highly successful and sustainable future, the CEO will work alongside the TAB NZ Board and executive leadership team to achieve this.
The commercial shift will be achieved through being a customer led organisation and delivering a revenue growth plan that sees TAB NZ enhance and deliver new consumer offerings. Creating and building strong and sustainable partnerships with other industry players will also be key to success.
The Person: Against a backdrop of economic change and increasing competition from offshore, candidates must have a proven track record of transforming / evolving businesses as well as demonstrating significant commercial leadership and sustainable revenue growth.
Candidates will demonstrate proven experience in leading consumer led organisations and delivering growth strategies in wagering, gaming or tech-enabled businesses.
The role provides an opportunity for innovative thinking, creating new business pathways while building a strong collaborative team and candidates will be required to show experience in these areas. As importantly, the CEO will also ensure TAB NZ demonstrates social and responsible wagering practices and commitments.
Prior experience successfully traversing complex multi-stakeholder environments with excelling negotiating, facilitating and influencing skills will be crucial to success.
For further information, please email Natalie Stones at Caldwell on firstname.lastname@example.org with the reference KNZ. All enquiries are strictly confidential.