Meet our leadership team, the people who are transforming Yellow into a market-led digital company and who are passionate about keeping in step with the digital trends consumers love.
As Chief Executive, Darren is charged with leading the transformation of this iconic New Zealand business with a digital first focus. Alongside his leadership team he is building a high performance culture where our people are part of an incredible journey to make a real difference to New Zealand businesses.
Darren brings to the role over 20 years of international digital marketing experience for global brands in the creative agency and entertainment sectors. He has a reputation for developing high performing teams, and for using his strategic leadership skills to drive brand and product strategy to deliver sustainable business growth.
Chief Financial Officer
Stephen was appointed Chief Financial Officer in March 2014 and leads Yellow’s finance and customer experience teams. Stephen has over 20 years of experience with Yellow across a range of finance and management roles, and played a leading role in the transformation of the business and setting Yellow up as a standalone entity.
Chief People Officer
Shirvani leads the Human Resources team and sets the people strategy for Yellow, with a focus on attracting, engaging and retaining great people. Shirvani and her team are committed to developing leadership capability, driving employee engagement, and leading change initiatives that support Yellow to meet its business objectives.
Shirvani joined Yellow in 2008, and has a wealth of generalist HR experience gained within the business and from her previous roles in the banking and IT sectors. She is passionate about Yellow and its people, and encourages everyone to continually learn and grow to achieve their full potential.
Chief Technology Officer
Matt joined the leadership team in June 2016, heading up the Yellow Technology team, responsible for the organisation’s technology strategy and focused on building and improving our enterprise systems and digital properties. He has extensive experience in the IT industry, delivering complex technology solutions across multiple sectors within New Zealand and internationally.
Matt is passionate about working in a capable, high performing team, together accelerating Yellow’s transformation into a compelling digital business.
Executive Head of Sales
Russell joined Yellow in March of 2017 and has been instrumental in leading a team of national Digital Experts. He’s previously held senior leadership positions for large FMCG companies in Europe and New Zealand including Vodafone, Chorus and TelstraClear.
Passionate about helping kiwi businesses harness their potential, Russell is focused on delivering sustainable marketing solutions with a customer-first approach.
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