Confirmed appointment of new Head of Membership Services for Diversity Works New Zealand


For immediate release
Tuesday 31 July 2018


Chief Executive of Diversity Works New Zealand Rachel Hopkins confirmed the appointment of Mary Haddock-Staniland as Head of Membership Services.

"Mary joins Diversity Works New Zealand with a wealth of skills and knowledge. Our membership is growing rapidly and Mary’s client care and professional services experience will ensure every member gets the best support from us," says Hopkins.

"Mary has demonstrated a fierce passion for Diversity and Inclusiveness," she says.  “I know that Mary will contribute positively to our members’ success and I am really looking forward to having her working alongside our members as they build a more inclusive Aotearoa/New Zealand."

Mary departs from advertising agency Ogilvy in August, where she first started in HR in October 2015 before moving to their Television Production department Film360 at the start of 2018.

Mary is also still a Director of a boutique PR agency, and will continue her various MC/Speaker obligations while at Diversity Works New Zealand.

"I am really looking forward to starting this role, " says Haddock Staniland.  "I think this will be the perfect environment for me given my personal passion is ensuring we are all treated with respect," she says. "I am relishing the opportunities ahead."

Mary has a large social media presence and will continue to use these platforms to raise awareness of social injustices and other causes close to her heart.

Her start date has been confirmed for Monday 10th September 2018.