Rangimarie Hunia has been appointed CE of Ngāti Whātua Ōrkei's social development company Whai Maia.
Hunia (Ngāti Whātua) is a director of Te Ohu Kai Moana and is also on the Commercial Board of the Institute of Directors.
She was previously a director of the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust, which has assets of around $675 million dollars.
Whai Māia has a revenue of $25 million dollars and 155 staff.
Rangimarie takes over from Tupara Morrison who departed in February.