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Gallagher names Kahl Betham CEO

Sir William Gallagher moves to ambassadorial role after 59 years


February 16, 2021
By SP&T Staff
(L-R) Steve Tucker, Sir William Gallagher and Kahl Betham

Gallagher announced that Kahl Betham has been appointed CEO for the Gallagher Group. After almost six decades with the company, Sir William Gallagher will shift to the role of president of Gallagher Holdings Limited.

In his new role, Betham will lead the company’s efforts, which span the animal management, security, and fuel systems industries. He will oversee the Operations, Research & Development, Information Services, People & Brand, Finance, Risk & Responsibility,and Legal functions.

“It is the opportunity of a lifetime to lead the number one privately-owned tech exporter in New Zealand,” said Betham. “I am looking forward to continuing this journey, and to further building on everything we stand for across our people, customers, and business partners.”

The changes are effective immediately.

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