Sharechat Logo

Rebstock named chair of new ACC board after government clean-out

Tuesday 4th September 2012

Text too small?

Paula Rebstock will add to her workload as a busy fix-it person for the government after being named as the chair of a revamped Accident Compensation Corp board.

Rebstock, an existing member, will welcome new board members Trevor Janes, who will be deputy chair, Auckland School of Medicine head Des Gorman and Kristy McDonald QC. The appointments are for three years. A fourth new appointment is yet to be made, bringing the board to its full complement of eight.

ACC Minister Judith Collins said the appointments were aimed at "rebuilding the public's trust and confidence in the corporation."

The ranks of ACC's board and executives have been purged in the fallout of privacy breaches that came to light because of the case of ACC claimant and National Party stalwart Bronwyn Pullar, whose supporters included former National president Michelle Boag and former ACC Minister Nick Smith.

"My appointments today underline the Government's commitment to genuine culture change, and will lead to a more balanced and comprehensive approach to the governance and operation of ACC," Collins said.

Rebstock's current roles include being chair of the Work and Income Board, deputy chair of the New Zealand Railways Corp and chair of the Insurance and Savings Ombudsman Commission. She is a previous chair of the Commerce Commission.

BusinessDesk.co.nz



  General Finance Advertising    

Comments from our readers

No comments yet

Add your comment:
Your name:
Your email:
Not displayed to the public
Comment:
Comments to Sharechat go through an approval process. Comments which are defamatory, abusive or in some way deemed inappropriate will not be approved. It is allowable to use some form of non-de-plume for your name, however we recommend real email addresses are used. Comments from free email addresses such as Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, etc may not be approved.

Related News:

Government package for commercial leases too little, too late
Concerns over Government’s intervention in commercial leases
Development Commitment to Bowen Campus Stage Two
Vista Group International Limited - Update on the impacts of COVID-19
AFT secures Maxigesic IV® distribution in four Western European countries and reports Australasian market share gains in COVID-19 medicines
Investore Property Limited (Investore) today announced its financial results for the twelve months ended 31 March 2020 (FY20).
Rabobank GDT Analysis - Event 261
SkyCity Entertainment Group Limited - Update on COVID-19 Impacts and Recent Trading
ANZ announces sale of UDC Finance
Foley Wines Limited Announces Harvest Result, Earnings Outlook and Development in Martinborough

IRG See IRG research reports