Lisa Thompson

Lisa Thompson
  • Customer Director, Christchurch

Lisa leads a team of customer managers in Christchurch. She joined NZTE in 2016 as a customer manager working with premium consumer brands.

Lisa has considerable experience in international business and sales.

Before joining NZTE she spent 16 years with iconic Kiwi brand, Icebreaker, working across multiple global markets. During this time, she held a number of roles including nearly five years as General Manager Icebreaker USA where she was responsible for leading a team to grow revenue, improve profit performance and develop positive brand awareness. She has also held sales positions in Australia and was General Manager of the New Zealand business for three years.

Lisa also has commercial experience in the media, hospitality and transport sectors.

Lisa has governance experience which includes being a board member for the Children’s Cancer Association and the Portland Development Commission Outdoor and Athlete Advisory Board.

Lisa has a diploma in journalism from Aoraki Polytechnic in Timaru and spent three years in the Vistage International Executive Leadership program in the USA.
She is a Mum to three kids and has a love hate relationship with finding the “balance”. She has a huge affinity for being outside.

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Street address:

5 Sheffield Crescent
Christchurch 8053

Postal address:

 PO Box 468
Christchurch 8140

Phone: +64 3 372 7500

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