New Zealand Defence Industry Association (NZDIA)
Formed in 1993 on the back of the ANZAC Frigate Project, the NZDIA is New Zealand industry’s principle conduit to the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF). The primary focus of NZDIA remains enabling Members to be informed about, understand and support the Crown’s Defence procurement programme.
Jennie Vickers is delighted to have taken over as the Executive Director of the NZDIA. She is also a proud owner of one of the top 1% most viewed LinkedIn profiles in the World (as measured when they hit 200m members). She spent 20+ years in business building strong trusting and enduring relationships and as a lawyer thinking in a truly innovative and creative way, delivering great results by taking a different approach. Jennie connects people with people, ideas with delivery and problems with solutions.
She achieved IACCM Expert level Certification in SRM Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) in 2015, a subject she remains passionate about.
Jennie remains a committed advocate for the need for advisors to be attuned with their clients using Customer Experience methodologies and Thought Leadership, particularly in professionals services firms.