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New Chief Executive for Commerce Commission

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Adrienne Meikle has been appointed Chief Executive of the Commerce Commission.

Ms Meikle is currently Deputy Chief Executive, Corporate, Governance and Information group at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. She will commence her new role at the Commission in early May, succeeding Brent Alderton who left the Commission in January.

Before her current role Ms Meikle held the positions of Acting Deputy Chief Executive, Market Services and General Manger, Resolution Services at MBIE. Before joining MBIE she was Acting Deputy Secretary, Tourism, Events and Consumer Affairs, Director of Legal in the former Ministry of Economic Development, Chief Legal Advisor in the former New Zealand Food Safety Authority, and Parliamentary Counsel and Private Secretary in the Attorney General’s office.

Ms Meikle has also lectured in Legislation at the Victoria University of Wellington law school.