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Community Leisure Management announces Kirsty Knowles as shareholder and Director

Community Leisure Management announces Kirsty Knowles as shareholder and Director
December 2, 2019

Auckland-based facility manager Community Leisure Management (CLM) has announced Kirsty Knowles - a key member of its senior management team for a number of years - as a shareholder and Director of the company.

With over 16 years of industry experience, Knowles has developed a key set of skills and expertise that make her an asset to not only CLM, years contributing heavily to the strategic direction of the company as well as proactively working on new business opportunities for the business.

Her industry contribution was acknowledged last week at the Recreation Aotearoa 2019 awards where she received the much coveted Paul Stuart Memorial Award, recognising her outstanding commitment and contribution to facilities.

Excited to have her joining the board to contribute further to the strategic direction of the company, John Latimer, CLM Managing Director, stated “Kirsty has developed a strong reputation for herself both within CLM and in the recreation. She sets the highest standards for operational performance, and is demanding of herself and others in meeting those standards, but always with a positive attitude and good humour.

“From a CLM point of view, it is exceedingly satisfying to have watched Kirsty develop into somebody who is a highly valued member of both the leadership and governance group”.

Last week Knowles joined the CLM team celebrating success at both the Recreation Aotearoa Awards where the CLM Manged Lido Aquatic Centre won the 2019 Outstanding Pool of the year and at the Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand (EVANZ) annual awards, where the CLM-managed Trafalgar Centre was awarded the accolade of 2019 Pixel Medium Venue of the Year.

Operating for over 20 years CLM manages facilities from Whangarei in the North to Nelson and Richmond in the South, works in local communities and delivers Tertiary University papers.

Image shows Knowles (centre) with her fellow CLM Directors.

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29th November 2019 - Recreation Aotearoa 2019 Awards recognise leading industry providers and advocates

28th November 2019 - Baycourt Community and Arts Centre and Eden Park’s Nick Sautner secure 2019 EVANZ Supreme Awards

24th June 2019 - Splashhurst Community Pool reopens under CLM management

25th February 2019 - CLM and Recreation Aotearoa agree extension of historic partnership

18th September 2018 - CLM recognises facility management success in Nelson

24th August 2018 - CLM enjoys a week of success in Rotorua

1st August 2018 - CLM takes on management of Rotorua Aquatic Centre

5th July 2018 - Celebrations to mark 10 years of CLM’s SwimMagic swim school

30th August 2017 - CLM announced as key sport and recreation provider in Counties Manukau

2nd December 2016 - CLM’s Marketing Manager acknowledged as emerging recreation leader

1st March 2016 - CLM excited about two new aquatic facility opportunities

11th August 2015 - Nelson City Council votes to upgrade and reopen the Trafalgar Centre

11th April 2014 - New Zealand’s biggest waterslide to be installed at Palmerston North’s Lido Aquatic Centre

9th September 2008 - Latimer to continue as NZRA President


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