Dr Mary Quin joins Frogparking Board of Directors

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Frogparking, a world-leading parking technology company, is pleased to welcome Dr Mary Quin to its Board of Directors, says Board Chairman, Malcolm Bailey, and company CEO, Shareena Sandbrook.

“Mary brings a wealth of skills and experience in governance and management roles with a technology focus that will significantly benefit Frogparking. She is a former CEO of Callaghan Innovation, a government agency which supports the digital and technology industries in New Zealand, is a current Westpac New Zealand Board Member, and is the Chair of the Westpac NZ Board Technology Committee,” says CEO, Shareena Sandbrook.

Board Chairman, Malcolm Bailey, says Dr Quin will make a valuable contribution to Frogparking’s continued growth.

“Mary’s many years of experience in the US market, technical knowledge and governance experience will help us grow Frogparking and keep us at the leading edge of the industry.

“We want to keep focused on our growth strategy, building on the strong foothold we have established in our key markets, and expanding into new ones. We are growing fast, and the experience and skill of our whole team is vital.

Frogparking has been active in the United States of America for over five years and has built a strong presence in-market with many key reference customers, an in-market sales, operations, and support team, and headquarters in Southern California.

“In addition to her career achievements in both global corporations and entrepreneurial start-up companies, Mary is a great fit for our values and culture at Frogparking. We are welcoming her to the family, as much as we are to the business,” says Sandbrook.

Palmerston North-born, Dr Quin says she is very pleased at the opportunity to join the Frogparking board.

“I’m delighted to be joining Frogparking’s Board of Directors. The company has a superb team of engineers, sales and marketing people, and support people, who are working with a clear vision and strategy for growth.

“The company has a strong foundation in its key markets and I’m excited to offer my skills and experience to continue the company’s growth and add to Frogparking’s success story”, says Dr Quin.

In 2014, Dr Quin was named a New Zealander of the Year by the New Zealand Herald for her role in testifying at the US trial of a terrorist involved in an attack on a tour group in Yemen. She was among the group of tourists taken hostage and wrote a best-selling book about the kidnapping that included how she tracked down and confronted the terrorist at a mosque in London.

Dr Quin will oversee general company direction and strategy, technology developments, and be a mentor for senior staff.

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