Thursday, December 18, 2008


Booksellers New Zealand has announced the appointment of Lincoln Gould as their new CEO .

Lincoln Gould is a Fellow of the Institute of Management (NZIM) and a member of the Institute of Directors (NZI). Most recently he served as Chief Executive of the New Zealand Newspapers Publishers Association and New Zealand Press Association.

Lincoln began his career in journalism, a career which took him to the UK were he spent 14 years working for newspapers and in public affairs and marketing for a global engineering construction company. Lincoln returned to New Zealand in the mid 80's and became General manager of Marketing and joint Chief Executive for The New Zealand Futures & Options Exchange in Auckland,.

In 1993 he moved to Wellington to establish the wholesale electricity market as Chief Executive of M-Co Ltd which he successfully led until 1999 when he was approached to head the Graduate School of Business and Government Management at Victoria University. He left that position to take up the CEO role at NPA/NZPA in 2001.

Lincoln is due to start on 6 January and can be reached at:

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