Fronde announces appointment of new Director


Media Release

Wellington – 28 June, 2017

The board of Fronde Systems Group Ltd, the leading Australasian digital transformation company, are pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Drayton as Director and Chair of the Audit Committee.

Ms Drayton is Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and also the former partner in charge of the Assurance and Advisory business of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Central & Eastern Europe. As a result of these roles, she has significant multi-cultural, multi-jurisdictional managerial, and cross-border transactional experience which will be a great asset to Fronde’s global presence.

The Hon. David Bartlett, Fronde Chair, said “We are delighted to attract someone of Catherine’s calibre to the board. Her background and depth of experience in finance and governance, will be a great addition to the board table as we execute our strategy to grow our business in both the public and private sectors throughout Australasia.”

Ms Drayton currently serves as a Councillor of the University of Canterbury, and is a Director of Ngai Tahu Holdings Corporation, Christchurch International Airport Limited, Beca Group Limited, Powerbyproxi, and Southern Cross Medical Society. 

Catherine commented on her appointment saying, “I am delighted to take the opportunity to join the Board at Fronde. Fronde has a focus and ambition to help customers transform their businesses which is compelling, and I’m glad to be a part of it. 

Working with the board and management team to shape and execute on Fronde’s strategy is an exciting prospect to build a prosperous future for all stakeholders.”

For further information, please contact: Kirsty Tikao, Fronde,, Ph: +64 21 728 282


In the modern world, speed is the new currency, and ensuring customer success is at the centre of what we do. Our mission is to help you accelerate your organisation to achieve outstanding outcomes. We do this by helping customers align their business strategies, existing digital investments, and the appropriate adoption of rapidly accelerating digital technologies. Unlike many of our competitors that specialise in just one or two technologies and deliver discrete solutions, we will help you achieve your goals faster and more effectively. Our unique intellectual property & pragmatic end-to-end capability will help align, leverage, develop, and continuously improve your digital ecosystem (e.g. business / digital strategy, development, integration, deep technical capability, managed services, etc).

Fronde has received recent accolades from some of the giants in computing, including being awarded ‘Google Apps APAC Partner of the Year’, and ‘NetSuite Asia Pacific Japan Solution Provider of the Year’ two years in a row. Successes in consulting, software development, IT managed services, plus other strategic partnerships with Amazon Web Services and have combined to see Fronde regularly feature in the TIN100 and CRN Fast50.