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Holmes takes role with Greenstone

10 May 2010

Rhoda Holmes, former CEO of Optimation, has been appointedto the executive of Greenstone  Energy, the company which now owns the former Shell service stations.

Holmes, whose role is described as Transition and Operationsin a press release announcing the new executive, worked for Infratil in thelead-up to the purchase of Greenstone. The new company is jointly owned byInfratil and the New Zealand Superannuation Fund.

In addition to heading Optimation, Holmes was previously responsiblefor Telecom/Gen-i’s large Australasian customers. She holds an MSC in Telecommunications Engineering andBusiness Management, and is a Director of Kordia Solutions and NZICT.

Her appointment tothe executive team is one of four new appointments announced today. GreenstoneEnergy CEO Mike Bennetts says the company had been working to secure a numberof key staff during the process of purchasing Shell’s assets and he is pleasedto have the eight-member executive team now in place.