Nova Systems announces the appointment of New Zealand General Manager
Aug 16, 2017
Nova Systems today announces the appointment of Geoff Comber as General Manager of Nova Systems New Zealand.
Geoff joins Nova Systems after a long and successful career in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, intersperse with times as a defence and security consultant and program manager in the NZ Energy sector.
Announcing the appointment, Nova Group CEO Greg Hume said, ‘I am delighted to welcome Geoff into the Nova family, and look forward to working together to strengthen our client focused offerings in NZ .’
Nova Systems has delivered some impressive projects for the Royal New Zealand Navy. Nova supported the establishment of the RNZN Maritime Test and Evaluation Authority (MTEA) with embedded personnel mentoring and supporting RNZN personnel to Introduce into Service Maritime capability. The joint team conducted Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) for the ANZAC Platform Systems Upgrade and Protector Fleet to support Operational Release of capability.
Nova Systems has also supported the Royal New Zealand Air Force with support to OT&E for the B757 Upgrade and provision of training to NZ Defence organisations.
‘We are committed to sustaining and growing our offerings in New Zealand, and feel a local presence is essential as we aspire to grow a great NZ Business within the Group.’ Greg said.
With this appointment, Geoff will also join the Nova Systems ANZ Senior Management Team.
Reflecting on his appointment, Geoff said ‘I am very excited about this opportunity. Nova Systems have a very impressive culture and a strong history of delivering successful outcomes for really complex, technology driven, problems.’
‘The firm is on an impressive global expansion trajectory, and I am glad I am onboard to lead the charge in New Zealand.’
‘I feel we have a lot to offer the local New Zealand markets – with not only our experience in defence – we are also currently supporting a number of businesses and agencies through geospatial and track and trace services.’ Geoff said.
Geoff has a Masters of Information Management and has led capability development and delivery teams in the aerospace domain within the NZ Defence Force.
Geoff’s appointment will take effect immediately.
Nova Systems is a Global Professional Service Provider with offices across Australia, NZ, Singapore, UK and Norway. Nova Systems specialises in the provision of engineering and management solutions, providing industry and government with world class independent expertise in providing capability assurance and delivering complex projects that enable technology to solve the problems that really matter.
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Nova Group announces the acquisition of Geoplex
Nov 4, 2016
Nova Group today announced the acquisition of the Australian based geospatial firm, Geoplex.
Geoplex is a professional services company specialising in enterprise geospatial systems and data management solutions. The company employs a team of highly experienced geospatial software developers, designers and consultants who use agile and inventive approaches to deliver mapping solutions that help people see their world from a new perspective.
Announcing the acquisition, Nova Group Global CEO Greg Hume said, ‘The acquisition of Geoplex reinforces Nova Group’s position as a fully integrated, end to end solutions firm, enabling technology to help solve the problems that really matter for our clients.’
Nova Group acts as the parent company for professional services provider Nova Systems, civil aerospace engineering firm GVH Aerospace, and integrated communications specialists Auspace.
‘Nova Group has made a number of acquisitions over time, with Geoplex representing a further significant step towards achievement of our global strategy and regional aspirations, notably within the Australian and New Zealand markets. Geoplex adds complementary capabilities to our professional services business Nova Systems, and strengthens our technology offerings within Auspace.’
Adam Smith, CEO of Geoplex said ‘Nova provides an immediate opportunity to take our products and services to a larger and more diverse client base. In addition, we can leverage Nova’s business support and resource base to help realise our strategic plans for the Australian and New Zealand markets.’
‘Geoplex has grown a remarkable capability that centres on satisfying a number of our client’s requirements.’ Greg said. ‘Geospatial thinking is critical to many of the challenges our team works on every day.’
‘I’m delighted to welcome the Geoplex team into the Nova family, and look forward to strengthening our client solutions with the integration of this great capability’.
GVH Aerospace awarded EASA STC for A340 VIP Reconfiguration
Oct 20, 2016
GVH Aerospace has been awarded the EASA STC for an Airbus A340 VIP cabin reconfiguration. The aircraft cabin was converted from the airliner configuration to the full VIP configuration. The cabin reconfiguration involve the installation of 100 lie-flat business class seats with in-seat power, sofa seats, and new interior trim. The aircraft, registration 9H-BIG, entered service with the Malta based VIP charter specialist Air X, and undertook its first revenue flight for a wedding shortly after. Click here for a virtual tour of the VIP cabin.
NOVA GROUP MAKES AFR TOP 500
Sep 1, 2016
Nova Group has today been listed in the Australian Financial Review’s Top 500 Private Companies.
For the first time, Nova Group was listed at 463, most notably due to a 22% revenue growth in the 15/16 financial year.
This listing continues to reflect Nova Group’s strong position within the Australian professional services market, and more broadly, growth opportunities in UK & Europe, Singapore and New Zealand.