Converga New Zealand recognized at AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards

Converga New Zealand won the Fuji Xerox – Large Business $100M + T/O Award at the Converga wins AUT Award2014 AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards which were celebrated with a gala dinner at the Langham Hotel, Auckland on 2 October.

Converga was one of 11 category winners, with the Supreme Award going to law firm Minter Ellison Rudd Watts.  A full list of category winners can be found at

The Awards are the only national performance measure for New Zealand organizations that provide business support.  Applications are judged by evaluators from the AUT Business School and the New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation.

“Converga subscribes to a “ONE team” philosophy and places an emphasis on communicating with its staff members through a range of channels to create a sense of belonging and demonstrate how employees contribute to overall success.  The company is true to its tagline “Your Business Process Partner”, providing positive, effective and efficient business support for a range of clients, with inbuilt mechanisms for continuous improvement,” said evaluator, AUT Management Lecturer, Dr George Thien.

“Our strategy has been focused on moving beyond the supplier relationship to true partnership. We have invested in building a culture that puts the customer at the center of all we do; and a Company that our employees are proud to work for,” said Converga’s General Manager, Skye Nicholls.

This view is supported and reinforced by Converga’s incoming General Manager Gavin Thwaites who adds that “our business is predicated on the power of our team all adopting the same unwavering focus of delivering to the customer expectation.  This pervasive culture is ingrained into everything we do at Converga and delivers a tangible point of differentiation”.

AUT University Dean of Business and Law, Professor Geoff Perry said:  “The standard of entries in the Awards this year was excellent.  It is heartening to see the wider business sector taking a strong interest in these Awards, which highlight the important role of business support in our economy.”

For more information contact:

Sam Waldron – Product Manager

For more information about the Awards go to: or click here to view the full press release.

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