As Area Manager of the Aotea Electric Canterbury branch, Mike Daniel oversees the operational side of the Christchurch business. Mike also holds directorships in a number of other Aotea businesses and is the chairman of the Aotea Group Holdings Board.
Mike has 39 years’ experience in the electrical industry and has been in his current management role for the last 26 years.
As Administrative Manager of Aotea Electric Canterbury, Gary Thomson oversees the financial and administrative functions of the Canterbury, Westland, Nelson, Bay of Plenty and Wellington operations. From a Construction Administration background, Gary has been in this role with the Aotea Group for over 30 years.
As Commercial Manager for Aotea Electric Canterbury branch, Robbie Rea is responsible for all operational functions associated with the company's larger projects. This includes coordination of staff, labour, quality assurance, client liaison, and all aspects of successful project delivery. His role also includes over-viewing larger projects for the Nelson, Wellington and Westland branches. Robbie has over 30 years' experience in the electrical industry, both here and overseas, with the last 10 years in Project Management. Robbie is also on the Executive Committee of the Canterbury Westland branch of Master Electricians. (Electrical Contractors Association of NZ).
Communications and Security Area Manager
As Area Manager of the Communications division for the Aotea Electric Canterbury branch and as the Christchurch Area Manager of Aotea Security (NZ) Ltd, Brian Auld is responsible for all operational functions associated with data cabling, security, access control, CCTV, MATV and nurse call disciplines. With 23 years' experience in the telecommunications industry Brian holds the following recognised qualifications: NZ Certification in Engineering (Telecommunications), National Certificate in Telecommunications Operational Management, Advanced Trade Certificate, CCNA and a Limited Electrical Registration.