Sean Stevens appointed CEO of VINZ

1 MinutesBy NZ Trucking magazineFebruary 11, 2020

Sean Stevens has been appointed chief executive officer at Vehicle Inspection NZ Ltd (VINZ), reporting to the company‘s board.

As CEO, Stevens will focus on continuing to grow the business in its key areas of in-service inspection testing, entry certification, and innovative solutions for its customers. He is also charged with seeking out strategic partnerships and opportunities to expand VINZ, while ensuring the company provides industry-leading service to its customers.

Stevens joined VINZ in August 2015 and was formerly GM operations and delivery. He has been acting CEO since August 2019. He has an extensive automotive industry background having held roles with Ateco and Continental Car Services before joining VINZ, initially as national manager – delivery.

“Sean has led VINZ‘s operational delivery in a time of change and growth and we know he has the necessary skills to continue to guide the company‘s growth as an inspection organisation,” says VINZ director Euan Philpot.

VINZ director Gordon Shaw says Stevens had a proven track record at VINZ and was the obvious choice for the permanent role.

“We expect his strengths in customer service management will contribute to stronger and deeper relationships with our customers and the wider automotive industry.”