Hannes Van Zyl is now chief information officer at Hawkins Group, a major privately owned construction and infrastructure company.\nHe reports to group CEO Geoff Hunt, who held the same role at Kordia, where Van Zyl was CIO.\nVan Zyl\u2019s previous roles included IT manager at Transfield and service delivery manager at Carter Holt Harvey.\nAlistair Vickers has left his CIO role at MetService and is moving to Vector Group as information technology manager for Advanced Metering Services.\nMeanwhile, Wellington Airport is recruiting for the newly created chief information officer post.\nThe airport had advertised for a \u201chighly customer focused senior manager, to lead a technology strategy that will deliver the business goals through the deployment of current and future technology across the organisation\u201d.\nOther recent ICT appointments:\nPeter Jameson is now senior project manager at New Zealand Transport Authority. Prior to this, he was senior project manager at Auckland Transport and telecommunications consultant at the Financial Markets Authority.\nEd Overy is now the CIO at Kiwirail, following more than four years as general manager for Air New Zealand in Japan and Korea. Before this, he was general manager group IT production at the airline, part of the team led by CIO Julia Raue.\n.\nNeil Gong is now ISS manager at training provider NZ Management Academies. He came from Laidlaw College where he was IT manager for nearly seven years.\nNigel Bailey is now GM of Fairfax Production Services, which is a new, company-wide operational unit responsible for editorial and advertising production across all platforms. Before this, he was GM technology for Fairfax NZ.\nDavid Sykes is appointed sales director, Australia and New Zealand, for Sophos.\nThe Executive Connection (TEC) has appointed Kevin Mulcahy as one of its new chairpersons. Mulcahy has over 28 years\u2019 experience in senior executive roles with skills in strategy, developing people-focused cultures, sales, marketing and customer service.