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Foodstuffs boss heads to Fletcher Building board

Tuesday 15th June 2010

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The managing director of New Zealand's largest retail business, Tony Carter of the Foodstuffs grocery cooperative, is to replace Sir Dryden Spring as an independent director on the board of New Zealand's largest listed company, Fletcher Building Ltd, from September 1.

Carter, a former chair of the Mitre 10 New Zealand, is leaving Foodstuffs at the end of this year. Foodstuffs owns the New World and Pak'n'Save brand supermarkets.

His appointment to the Fletcher Building board was announced this afternoon by Fletcher chair Ralph Waters.

"Tony will bring an important perspective to the board with his extensive background in distribution and retailing and his familiarity with the broader New Zealand business environment," Waters said.

He paid tributed to Spring, who has served on the Fletcher Building board since 1999, overseeing its creation from the old Fletcher Challenge empire, where he was also a director.

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