Date posted: 22/11/2017 2 min read

NZ movers and shakers - November 2017

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In brief

  • CA ANZ Vice President retires as head of TSB after long career with the bank
  • Four FCAs appointed to top positions in prominent New Zealand organisations
  • CAs take leading roles in primary sector bodies

Kevin Murphy FCA retires from TSB

TSB’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Kevin Murphy FCA, will retire from the bank at the end of January 2018. Kevin has been with TSB for almost 40 years, having joined as a bank teller and he has led the company for nearly a decade. He is a former Vice President New Zealand of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Hinerangi Raumati-Tu’ua FCA on Tainui Group Holdings Board

Tainui Group Holdings (TGH) has appointed Hinerangi Raumati-Tu’ua FCA to its Board. Hinerangi, a member of the tribal executive committee Te Arataura, was Chief Financial Officer for TGH between 2002 and 2009, is Chair of Taranaki-based business Parininihi Ki Waitotara and serves on the boards of several organisations, including Te Ohu Kai Moana Portfolio Management Services. Earlier this year she was named the Māori Woman Business Leader of the Year.

Stephen Higgs FCA appointed Pro-Chancellor of Otago University

Stephen Higgs FCA has been appointed Pro-Chancellor of Otago University for 2018. He is a consultant with Chartered Accountants and business advisory firm Polson Higgs, based in Dunedin and was appointed to the University of Otago Council in 2012. He is also a director of Otago Innovation Limited, a member of a number of University committees and a Trustee of the University of Otago Foundation Trust.

Julia Hoare FCA joins Auckland Airport Board

Julia Hoare FCA has been appointed to the Auckland Airport Board as an Independent Director. Julia had a 20-year career as a Partner with PwC and has significant commercial and financial experience in both the private and public sectors. She retired from PwC in 2012 to pursue a career in corporate governance and her present directorships include Port of Tauranga (where she is Chair of the Audit Committee), Watercare Services, New Zealand Post and The a2 Milk Company (Deputy Chair).

Shelly Mitchell-Jenkins FCA appointed community trust Chair

Horowhenua accountant and company director Shelly Mitchell-Jenkins FCA has been elected as the new Chair of Eastern and Central Community Trust (ECCT). Shelly is a Director of Chartered Accounting practice Colbert Cooper and has been on the ECCT Board since June 2013. She also serves as a Director of Kapiti-Horowhenua lines company Electra, Levin Charitable Trust and Horowhenua Scholarship Trust.

Brent Goldsack CA appointed to Fonterra Board

Fonterra has appointed Brent Goldsack CA to its Board. Until September this year, Brent was a Managing Partner with PwC and he has dairy farming interests in the Waikato and Manawatu. He is also an Advisor to the Board of Canterbury Grasslands, Chair of its Finance and Risk Committee, on the Board of Fieldays and a Trustee and former Chair of the Michael Hill International Violin Competition.

Janette Osborne CA joins Primary Wool Co-operative Board

Waikato agribusinesswoman Janette Osborne CA has been appointed to the Board of Primary Wool Co-operative (PWC). Janette has more than 20 years’ experience as a management accountant in corporate and government roles in Wellington and Christchurch, as well as being actively involved in her family sheep and beef farm. She has also set up her own wool-related SME. Previous industry experience includes: Board member of Textile Industry of NZ Inc; Secretary for the Campaign for Wool NZ; and Secretary for the National Council of NZ Wool Interests.

James Sclater CA joins TeamTalk Board

Publicly-listed telecommunications services provider TeamTalk has appointed James Sclater CA to the Board. James is a professional company director and trustee, acting for a number of companies and investment trusts including ProCare Health, Homecare Medical, and Damar Industries. Prior to 2009, he was chairman of Grant Thornton Auckland, where he was a business advisory services Director for 18 years.

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