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John Saunders

HR Manager, IBM New Zealand

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John was appointed as  IBM New Zealand's HR Manager in October 2011.

John originally started with IBM in 2003 as the Compensation and Benefits Program Manager.  He latterly joined the Company through the Graduate program having completed his degree in Computer Science at Victoria University.  Prior to joining IBM, John worked for the British Government in California for a number of years.  As a Graduate hire and member of the IBM Diversity Council, John is passionate about bringing the full potential of all IBMers to the fore as we help our clients to innovate and succeed. 

John lives with his partner in Wellington and enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, and gardening. When time permits, John also enjoys building furniture and working on his overly large collection of vintage fountain pens.