Rod Drury

Type: Person
Name: Rod Drury
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Liam Dann: So how is the NZ economy looking?

So how is the NZ economy looking as we move on from the election? Well, in this column, you can take your pick. The fall from record dairy commodity price highs has come harder and faster than expected. Five reasons we're in economic troubleDairyThe ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

XERO’S U.S. CEO LEAVING

:31 Written by bobscottPeter Karpas has stepped down from his position as CEO of Xero’ s North American operations after about seven months on the job. The New Zealand-based cloud software company said Xero CFO Ross Jenkins, based in San Francisco, ... [Published Bob Scotts Insights - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

No guts, no glory for Xero boss

Rod Drury, co-founder of the cloud accounting software company, is willing to forgo profits in pursuit of success in the United States.Three office blocks in Wellington are badged with the blue and white logo of homegrown accounting software company ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

North America head steps down as Xero eyes key global recruitments

Xero has announced that Peter Karpas is stepping down as Xero’s head of North America.Ross Jenkins, Xero’s CFO, currently based in San Francisco, will lead Xero’s operations in the U.S. until Xero appoints Peter’s replacement.“We are grateful to Peter ... [Published TechDay.co.nz - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 3 reports

Xero’s Rod Drury tells how to negotiate failure into success

Failure is not the first word that comes to mind when looking at the career of Rod Drury, co-founder of online accounting software company Xero. But like many entrepreneurs before him, failure led him to his success.Recently he was hosted by Startup Grind ... [Published Start Up Smart - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

Understanding the 21st Century Accountant

Frequently I hear that cloud technology and anytime/anywhere accounting is here now, it's great, it's what all accountants should be using and encouraging their clients to use, and this new technology will free the accountant to do what he or she was ... [Published CPA Technology Advisor - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Xero shares dive as US head quits

Company acts quickly to try to solve issues around cracking market in USXero shares plummeted 8.36 per cent yesterday, wiping nearly $240 million off its shareholder value following the announcement North American chief executive Peter Karpas has left, ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 9 reports

U.S. Head of Xero Leaves Company

Peter Karpas, the CEO of UNorth American and U.S. operations for online small business management and accounting software developer Xero has left the company, according to the company's top executive, Rod Drury.Karpas, who formerly was a vice president ... [Published CPA Technology Advisor - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Little love for Dotcom and Internet Party

Kim Dotcom (left) and Laila Harre, leader of the Internet Party. Photo / Sarah IveyThe presence of Kim Dotcom in New Zealand has not gone over well with our senior business leaders. Not a single CEO thought the internet Party's founder and visionary was ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Xero opens Auckland office

Xero's global workforce has reached 900 and is still rising.The software company today opened a new office in Parnell, Auckland where chief executive Rod Drury said it intended to take on a further 60 staff by June.More than 520 of Xero's employees are ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Mood of the Boardroom: High regard for Bennett

Cabinet Minister Paula Bennett is National's rising star according to results of the Herald's Mood of the Boardroom survey. Photo / Brett PhibbsPaula Bennett is National's rising star pole-vaulting over senior ranked Ministers to third place on the CEOs' ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

5 Bay leaders to fight Air NZ plan

The mayors of Napier and Hastings will meet Air New Zealand management next week to argue against a proposal to cut local jobs and introduce schedule changes.Air NZ says it is consulting the 36 Napier-based staff of its Air Nelson subsidiary over a proposal ... [Published Hawkes Bay Today - Sep 04 2014]

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"we could get a national space programme for that! why spend so much taxpayer money when the private sector is ready, willing and able to fork out for the front-end" Drury says

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Liam Dann: So how is the NZ economy looking? [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 28 2014]
XERO’S U.S. CEO LEAVING [Published Bob Scotts Insights - Sep 26 2014]
Temperatures rise in the heat of battle between... [Published ITWire - Sep 24 2014]
Fran O'Sullivan: Five issues for business to po... [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 21 2014]
No guts, no glory for Xero boss [Published stuff.co.nz - Sep 20 2014]
North America head steps down as Xero eyes key ... [Published TechDay.co.nz - Sep 18 2014]
Ski racing white knight's funding snowballs [Published Queenstown Scene - Sep 18 2014]
Call for Bay Contact Centre Hopefuls [Published ContactCenterWorld.com - Sep 17 2014]
What rock stars can teach start-ups about success [Published Idealog - Sep 16 2014]
Reckon One adds Time and Expenses Module [Published BoxFreeIT - Sep 16 2014]
Xero’s Rod Drury tells how to negotiate failure... [Published Start Up Smart - Sep 15 2014]
Xero rollout to US some years away [Published Radio New Zealand - Sep 15 2014]
2 Credit for call centre jobs disputed [Published Hawkes Bay Today - Sep 14 2014]
Investors shave $252 million off Xero [Published Radio New Zealand - Sep 14 2014]
Understanding the 21st Century Accountant [Published CPA Technology Advisor - Sep 13 2014]
Xero shares dive as US head quits [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 13 2014]
Will You Succeed as a 21st Century Accountant? [Published CPA Technology Advisor - Sep 13 2014]
U.S. Head of Xero Leaves Company [Published CPA Technology Advisor - Sep 12 2014]
Xero Limited (NZE/ASX:XRO) U.S. Leadership Changes [Published ABN Newswire - Sep 12 2014]
XERO : NZE/ASX:XRO) U.S. Leadership Changes [Published 4 Traders - Sep 12 2014]
Midday Update: Xero’s North America head walks ... [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - Sep 12 2014]
Shares fall as top US exec quits Xero [Published stuff.co.nz - Sep 12 2014]
Xero shares drop as US boss quits [Published MSN New Zealand - Sep 12 2014]
Xero shares drop 5.3pc as US boss quits [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 12 2014]
Xero shares drop 5.3% as US boss Peter Karpas q... [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Sep 12 2014]
Top US exec quits Xero [Published stuff.co.nz - Sep 11 2014]
CEOs Uncovered: Victoria Crone [Published Timaru Herald - Sep 11 2014]
Campaign mired in Dirty Politics [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 10 2014]
Little love for Dotcom and Internet Party [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 10 2014]
Mood of the Boardroom: High regard for Bennett [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 10 2014]
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Xero shares drop 5.3% as US boss Peter Karpas q... [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Sep 12 2014]
Sept. 12 (BusinessDesk) - Peter Karpas, Xero's North America chief executive, quit just six months after joining, as the cloud-based accounting software company reassesses its US growth plans, said chief executive Rod Drury. The shares fell. ...
Q + A: Rod Drury [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jul 27 2014]
Xero boss Rod Drury told TVNZ’s Q+A programme what the political parties are offering at this election is ‘all too small.’ “There's no policy, all it is a bunch of incremental stuff. “All too small. What we want to do I think you know now that ... ...
Xero CEO shares ideas on transforming local eco... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jul 21 2014]
Xero CEO shares ideas on transforming New Zealand’s local economies Cloud-based accounting software firm Xero could be based anywhere in the world but Chief Executive Rod Drury keeps the company’s head office in Wellington. ...
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