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Norwood appoints new CEO

Written by  Staff Reporters
Norwood's new chief executive Aaron Smith Norwood's new chief executive Aaron Smith

Farm machinery importer and retailer Norwood has announced the appointment of Aaron Smith as the new chief executive officer of CB Norwood Distributors Limited.

With a career spanning 34 years, Aaron started as an apprentice diesel mechanic and progressed through executive management roles in the capital equipment sector, most recently as chief executive officer of Keith Andrews Trucks, and previously as general manager at Gough TWL and Group Transpecs.

“We are excited to welcome Aaron as he brings extensive experience in supplier relationships, retail sales, and aftersales service. The combination of his experience, knowledge, and drive makes him an ideal fit for the next stages of growth for Norwood,” says Men Form-Zuellig, Norwood chairman.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Norwood and look forward to working with the entire team to build on the legacy they have built over the last 75 years,” says Aaron Smith, incoming chief executive officer.

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Farm machinery trader Norwood has appointed Aaron Smith as the new chief executive officer of CB Norwood Distributors Limited.

Aaron will take over from Tim Fanning, who has filled the void since the departure of previous CEO Tim Myers, and who will take over the role of chief operating officer.

“We want to thank Tim for leading Norwood during the interim period,” says Men.

“This year has been tough, with challenging business and economic conditions. We look forward to working with Aaron and all the Norwood employees to continue serving the agricultural and construction sectors of New Zealand.”

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