Larry was the co-founder of Executive Appointments in 1985, and is a Director of the company, based in Auckland. He offers an in-depth background in senior and upper middle management level recruitment consulting, psychometric assessment and appraisal work conducted across a broad range of private sector industries, central and local government.
Larry commenced his career as a secondary school teacher and then went on to work for several years in the entertainment and transport industries. In 1980 he joined a leading major HR consultancy firm, where he was appointed General Manager, and specialised in advising upon Senior Management, Sales & Marketing, Accounting/Finance and Technical appointments. During his extensive career with Executive Appointments, Larry has enjoyed long standing relationships with clients with whom he has worked to build successful management teams. His work has also expanded into international recruitment, incorporating major Australasian-wide searches which he has project managed for clients in the Middle East.
Larry has a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts Degrees in Social Sciences from Auckland University. He has also completed a Secondary Teachers Diploma and a postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management. Larry has been a full member of the New Zealand Institute of Management Consultants (CMC) since 1987, and spent a number of years as a council member of Variety, the Children’s Charity. He also enjoys recognition as an accomplished professional singer and musician.