The Eastern Bay Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the appointment of Crete Wana to the role of General Manager. Crete is engaged with many different groups across the country. He brings a wealth of experience to the role having been actively involved in corporate and private business, not for profit organisations, sporting organisations, Maori trusts and previously worked for Te Runanga o Ngati Awa. With all of these combined networks and experiences the Eastern Bay Chamber is thrilled to have Crete on board and look forward to the leadership, extended reach and his collabotorive approach to building business in the region alongside likeminded organisations. Crete says “This is my opportunity to give back to the local community. We are so lucky to be living in the most beautiful part of the country. Taking on this role is a huge opportunity and responsibility to support local business to thrive. I am born and bred here in the Eastern Bay of Plenty and have never wanted to leave. I am excited to grow the Chamber membership by building on my existing relationships, creating new and long lasting relationships and providing value and relevancy to the local business community.”