Christchurch-based ARANZ Geo, a key player in the geological data market has appointed Rohit Selvaratnam as Chief Financial Officer.
Selvaratnam has a strong commercial and strategic focus under-pinned by over 15 years’ senior experience in advisory and corporate roles in listed and private companies, in Australia, New Zealand, South Pacific and Asia.
Advising on over 30 M&A transactions, finance led capital projects and capital raising in New Zealand, North America and Asia, Selvaratnam has previously held key finance and strategy roles at Melbourne and Launceston Airports, Yellow Pages Group New Zealand and Telecom New Zealand.
"We’re continuing to experience strong growth due in large part to increasing demand for our Leapfrog 3D geological modelling software," says Shaun Maloney, CEO, ARANZ Geo.
"We’re strengthening our executive team to support further expansion and we are very pleased to have attracted someone of Rohit’s calibre."
Selvaratnam holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Wisconsin, USA and is a Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (London) and CPA Australia, he will be based at the ARANZ Geo’s headquarters and R&D Centre in Christchurch.
“ARANZ Geo is a very exciting company with a world class team and world leading software," Selvaratnam says.
"The company has achieved extraordinary growth over the past few years and I am looking forward to playing a role in ARANZ Geo’s ongoing success."
ARANZ Geo’s global footprint includes a Christchurch-based HQ and R&D centre and offices in Asia/Pacific, Africa, South America, North America and Europe.