Upper Hutt City Council appoints new Chief Executive

Peter Kelly will begin his role as Upper Hutt City Council Chief Executive from November 2018.  

UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 26 OCT 2018— Upper Hutt Mayor Wayne Guppy has today announced the appointment of Peter Kelly as Chief Executive of Upper Hutt City Council.

“I am really looking forward to supporting the Mayor and councillors, and working alongside the great team at the Council in supporting and serving the community of Upper Hutt,” says Mr Kelly.

Having served in the New Zealand Army for 33 years in various roles and countries, Mr Kelly will join Upper Hutt City Council after his most recent position as Chief of Army.

“As mayor of Upper Hutt—and with the full support of our councillors—I am delighted to appoint Mr Kelly to this role,” says Mayor Guppy. “He is highly respected and experienced, and has enjoyed a successful career as a senior leader within the New Zealand Army.”

Mr Kelly has been appointed for 5 years from 7 November 2018.