Malikah Mitha



Malikah Mitha

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52 highbrook Avenue, East Tamaki Auckland



Professional Profile

A highly motivated and results orientated Senior Executive with experience in New Zealand and with international businesses across the globe. A commercially orientated Finance leader, with a demonstrated ability to lead businesses and teams through periods of change whilst remaining focused on delivering strategic objectives.
Valued member and business partner of Senior Executive team contributing a balanced and pragmatic approach to improving business performance. A solid record of contributions leading to improved financial performance across the value chain, heightened productivity and enhanced internal controls & asset management.

Strong leadership skills which have led to significant respect at all levels within the organization, externally and with the board as a creative, intuitive and people-focused finance professional, who is continually sought after for involvement with execution of business strategy, projects and decisions, and as a mentor to individuals within the business.

Multi-functional background with strong experience in: corporate development and strategy; capital markets, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions / cross-border transactions; start ups; business operations and strategic planning; business development and strategic partnerships; change management and organizational renewal; corporate and project governance.

Specific skills and experience include:
• Strategic business planning and implementation of key strategic initiatives
• Integration of businesses or divisions into one cohesive team with common vision, mission and strategic initiatives that support overall strategy
• Delivering continuous improvement in processes and systems across the organization
• Financial planning, reporting and risk management, treasury management
• Significant organizational transformation, change management and systems implementation
• Commercial negotiations and review including contract negotiations
• General management experience
• Acquisitions and disposals
• Building and participating in high performing teams
• Local and international manufacturing and distribution
• Directorships of legal entities and supervisory boards
• Supplier and external party relationship management including with joint venture partners
• Growth strategies into developing markets, coupled with improvement in business performance across the value chain


Advisory Board Member


Charity, Listed Company, Non Govt Sector Organisations, Private Company, Start Up Companies

Key skills

Finance, General management, Governance, Start Ups

Industry experience

Manufacturing, Primary Industry, Sports/Recreation

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