Prior to joining Metlifecare in April 2016, Glen was Chief Executive Officer of Housing New Zealand with 67,000 properties across the country valued at more $22 billion. Under Glen’s leadership, the organisation substantially lifted its property development capability and delivered over 840 new houses in the past financial year.
Before joining Housing New Zealand at the beginning of 2013, Glen held a number of senior executive roles at Air New Zealand over a 10 year period. Initially joining Air New Zealand as Head of Corporate Affairs and Government Relations, Glen subsequently ran the domestic and short haul international airlines where he oversaw a major financial and competitive turnaround of the Tasman network.
Glen held executive and senior management roles in media, marketing and public relations at Television New Zealand and Telecom prior to joining Air New Zealand.
As part of its Issuer Milestone Series, NZX recently spoke to CEO Glen Sowry about how Metlifecare stands out in the retirement village sector – both from an investor perspective and a resident perspective – and how New Zealand’s ageing population will shape the company’s growth going forward.