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IRG is presenting a series of articles from the international media on the trends in the International Energy markets.
The Energy sector has traditionally been a big driver of Inflationary pressures.

Telecom will offer CEO and senior managers performance equity grants to boost profits
8 Nov, 10:55am
Telecom Corp, New Zealand's largest telecommunications company, will offer one-off performance equity grants to chief executive Simon Moutter and other senior managers over the next three years to incentivise them to boost profits... More »

Former Fonterra executive Alison Andrew appointed to head Transpower
23 Sep, 12:50pm
State-owned national grid operator Transpower named former senior executive at Fletcher Challenge and Fonterra Cooperative Group, Alison Andrew, to replace outgoing chief executive Patrick Strange early next year... More »

MRP director Miller, CFO Meek go trawling for cheap shares
20 Sep, 10:20am
MightyRiverPower director James Miller and chief financial officer William Meek went trawling for cheap shares when the government-controlled power company's share price touched new lows this month.wer... More »

Rob Fyfe to leave Trilogy board, seeks new senior role in NZ
6 Sep, 12:15pm
SeFormer Air New Zealand boss Rob Fyfe will leave the board of Trilogy International, the skincare products and scented candle maker, after this month's annual meeting as he... More »

David Ross appears at District Court hearing, remanded until Aug.29
22 Aug, 11:27am
David Ross, the Ponzi-accused former manager of Ross Asset Management, appeared in the District Court in Wellington this morning for substantive hearings on eight Crimes and Financial Advisers Act charges. ... More »

Crown drops charge against ex-SCF finance chief Graeme Brown
6 Aug, 10:50am  1 comment
The Crown has dropped its one charge of false accounting against former South Canterbury Finance chief financial officer Graeme Brown... More »

Postie Plus appoints No 1 Shoes executive Binns as new CEO
5 Aug, 11:05am
Postie Plus Group, the beleaguered clothing retailer, has appointed No 1 Shoes executive Richard Binns as its new chief executive... More »

Pumpkin Patch CEO Neil Cowie resigns to take job with rival retailer
30 Jul, 5:20pm
Pumpkin Patch, the children's clothing retailer whose shares have dropped 31 percent this year, said chief executive Neil Cowie has resigned to take up a job with another retailer... More »

George Alexander Louis
25 Jul, 12:58pm
Britain's new prince has been named George Alexander Louis, ending speculation over what moniker Prince William and his wife, Kate, would pick for their first child... More »

Time to Move Before You Get Caught in the Meridian Watershed
16 Jul, 11:45am
The market has continued to react to the words of the World’s central bankers and politicians. There is still a very tight focus on Ben Bernanke.  This is very unhealthy, as Central Bankers should be concerned about controlling the money supply... More »

FMA strategic leadership team appointments
15 Jul, 9:32am  1 comment
The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) announced the appointment of Sue Brown to the new position of Head of Strategy, Innovation and Engagement... More »

FMA boss Hughes to leave at end of year
11 Jul, 11:45am  1 comment
Financial Markets Authority chief executive Sean Hughes won't seek a second term in charge of the market watchdog, finishing up at the end of the year... More »

Fonterra names Lukas Paravicini as chief financial officer, replacing Mason
10 Jul, 11:10am
Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, named Lukas Paravicini as chief financial officer, replacing Jonathan Mason who retires at the end of September... More »

Christchurch City to vote on Crown manager after consenting fiasco; CEO takes leave
3 Jul, 1:40pm  2 comments
Christchurch City Council will vote tomorrow on a government-appointed Crown manager and chief executive Tony Marryatt has taken leave after the city lost its ability to issue building consents... More »

9 Ways to Profit from China's Dangerous New Obsession
3 Jul, 9:47am
When my parents divorced in 1957, my 20-year-old Japanese mother suddenly found herself in a strange country with no family, friends, money, food or place to live... More »

How Will We Get to $2,340 Gold?
2 Jul, 11:22am
Ever since Goldman Sachs (GS) issued a sell recommendation at $1,500, gold has been dropping like a rock.On top of that, a lack of inflation and the sluggish world economy has upended, at least for now, the bull market in precious and industrial metals. S... More »

Rick Bettle exits Powerco as Dominion Finance trial looms
25 Jun, 3:10pm
Rick Bettle has stepped down as chairman and director of lines company Powerco, his second exit in as many weeks, ahead of his July trial relating to failed lender Dominion Finance... More »

Rick Bettle quits Diligent board as Dominion Finance trial looms
20 Jun, 9:44am  2 comments
Rick Bettle has resigned from the board of Diligent Board Member Services, as the trial for his role at failed lender Dominion Finance looms. ... More »

Cavalier Bremworth founder Tony Timpson dies
17 Jun, 1:55pm
Tony Timpson, who helped found what's now the listed carpet maker Cavalier Corp, has died at the age of 80. Timpson built up the carpet maker in 1972 with Grant Biel,... More »

Britain’s energy problems are solved
10 Jun, 9:48pm
At least, that’s what you might think if you took a quick glance at the business headlines this morning. “UK shale Eldorado – just off the M62”, as the Financial Times puts it... More »

Dunne quits as Revenue Minister after GCSB leak probe shows trail of emails
7 Jun, 4:10pm
Peter Dunne has quit as Minister of Revenue after an investigation into the leaking of a report on the Government Communications Security Bureau pointed to a series of emails between him and the journalist who got the material... More »

Dorchester raises $4.1 million in placement supported by major shareholders
7 Jun, 12:20pm
Dorchester Pacific has raised $4.1 million in a placement to institutions, with two major shareholders taking up an offer to sell down their own holdings in a secondary pool... More »

TeamTalk cuts annual earnings guidance, reviews management structure
7 Jun, 10:35am
TeamTalk, the owner of the CityLink fibre-optic broadband service, cut earnings guidance for a second time and is reviewing its management structure to try to bed in its Farmside Group acquisition... More »

Xero chair, COO book million-dollar paydays after shares more than triple in past year
31 May, 1:35pm
Xero chairman Sam Knowles and chief operating officer Alastair Grigg cashed in some of their shares, which have more than tripled in price in the past 12 months, after a 'black-out' period ended when the accounting software-developer reported its annual r... More »

MRP chair Joan Withers to join ANZ New Zealand board in July
11 Mar, 10:44am
Joan Withers, the chair of state-owned power company MightyRiverPower, is set to join the board of ANZ New Zealand from the start of July... More »

Interview TV9
17 Jan, 11:07am
Brent's interview on TV9... More »

KIP announces changes to the Board of the Manager
12 Dec, 10:58am
Kiwi Income Properties Limited, as Manager of Kiwi Income Property Trust, wishes to acknowledge the retirement of Mr Wal Edgell from the Board of the Manager, effective today.Mr Edgell, who was originally appointed to the Board in March 2002, was most rec... More »

Turners and Growers Appoints Deputy Chairman
10 Dec, 4:34pm
Turners and Growers Limited announced today the appointment of Board Member Sir John Anderson to the position of Deputy Chairman, effective immediately... More »

Former Frucor head Mark Cowsill named to Hellaby board
27 Jul, 3:50pm
Hellaby Holdings, the diversified investment group, named former Frucor Beverages head Mark Cowsill as an independent director... More »

NZ Refining appoints Shell's Sjoerd Post as new CEO
24 Jul, 12:30pm
The New Zealand Refining Company has appointed a senior Shell executive, Sjoerd Post, as chief executive to suceed Ken Rivers... More »

Vector appoints Beddoe as chief risk officer
17 Jul, 9:25am
Vector, the Auckland gas, electricity and telecommunications networks owner, has appointed Kate Beddoe as chief risk officer, effective July 30... More »

Solid Energy chair Palmer to step down this year
22 Jun, 3:20pm
State-owned coal miner Solid Energy's chairman John Palmer will step down this year to help smooth the transition away from full Crown ownership... More »

Elliott leaving Contact for Origin role
15 May, 10:50am
Contact Energy, the biggest power company on the NZX 50, said chief financial officer Mark Elliott has resigned to take up a job with Australian parent Origin Energy... More »

Ports of Auckland names Patrick Snedden to replace Campbell
4 May, 2:30pm
Ports of Auckland named Patrick Snedden, a veteran of community and government entity boards, as a director, replacing Rob Campbell, who quit in March in a dispute over strategy... More »

Wayne Walden tapped to lead TVNZ board
2 May, 3:20pm
Former Maori Television chairman Wayne Walden has been tapped to head the Television New Zealand board... More »

Dryden Spring to step down as ANZ National chairman
2 May, 3:20pm
Dryden Spring has announced his retirement from the chair and board of ANZ National Bank, the country's biggest lender... More »

George Kerr takes over Pyne Gould management as Duncan exits
26 Apr, 10:30am
Pyne Gould Corp's biggest shareholder, George Kerr, will take over running the wealth management firm after managing director John Duncan signalled his exit today... More »

John Balmforth vacates AMI top spot as IAG beds in
23 Apr, 4:55pm
AMI Insurance, the Christchurch-based firm that was forced to seek a government bailout in the wake of the Canterbury earthquakes, said its chief executive John Balmforth will step down after 17 years at the company's helm... More »

Telecom taps Auckland Airport boss Simon Moutter as new chief
23 Apr, 9:10am
Telecom has tapped Auckland International Airport boss Simon Moutter to head up the new-look telecommunications retailer after a five-month search... More »

APN chairman O'Reilly steps down
20 Apr, 9:10am
APN News & Media chairman Gavin O'Reilly has stepped down from the board as part of an exit from Irish parent Independent News & Media... More »

Heartland CFO resigns, Q3 earnings accelerate
10 Apr, 6:10pm
Heartland New Zealand’s chief financial officer Sean Kam has resigned after a whirlwind two-and-a-half years that saw the recapitalisation of Marac Finance and its merger with the Canterbury and Southern Cross Building Societi... More »

TVNZ taps House of Travel boss for new chief executive
10 Apr, 11:00am
Television New Zealand’s board has tapped former House of Travel boss Kevin Kenrick to lead the state-owned broadcaster... More »

F&P Healthcare names Tony Carter as chairman
2 Apr, 10:00am
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, which makes respirators and sleep apnea treatment products, has appointed Tony Carter as chairman, effective immediately... More »

Ex-RWC boss Snedden tapped to lead tourism lobby
30 Mar, 11:10am
Martin Snedden, who led the company in charge of managing last year’s Rugby World Cup, has been tapped to lead New Zealand’s national tourism lobby group... More »

John Palmer and Henry van der Heyden join Rabobank NZ board
27 Mar, 1:30pm
Dutch agricultural banking giant Rabobank is refreshing its New Zealand board with the addition of retiring Fonterra chairman Henry van der Heyden and the chairman of Air New Zealand John Palmer... More »

Pyne Gould appoints new directors as Kerr exerts control
15 Feb, 10:20am  2 comments
Pyne Gould Corp, which has effectively been taken over by major shareholders George Kerr and Baker Street Capital, has appointed two new directors, Michael Tinkler and Russell Naylor to its board... More »

RaboDirect appoints New Zealand General Manager
10 Feb, 12:45pm
RaboDirect is pleased to announce the appointment of Melanie Templeton as General Manager for the New Zealand online direct bank... More »

New Image CFO Beuth to leave this month
2 Feb, 11:20am
New Image Group, which develops colostrum-based health tonics, has announced the resignation of Simon Beuth, its chief financial officer, in a statement to the NZX... More »

Fyfe to leave Air NZ at end of year
31 Jan, 10:40am  4 comments
Rob Fyfe, who helped buffer Air New Zealand from a turbulent global airline industry during six years as chief executive, will leave at the end of 2012, clearing the way for a new head as the government prepares to sell down its controlling stake... More »

NZX names Weldon's successor
31 Jan, 9:40am
The New Zealand Stock Exchange has announced Tim Bennett will replace Mark Weldon as its chief executive, effective May. 7... More »

Karacaoglu heads to Treasury from Co-operative Bank
26 Jan, 1:00pm  1 comment
The Co-operative Bank’s chief executive Girol Karacaoglu is leaving on March 1 to become a deputy secretary at the Treasury... More »

Cavalier to change CEO, Chung stays on board
16 Jan, 4:00pm
Cavalier Corporation’s chief executive and managing director, Wayne Chung, is to retire from his executive role and be replaced by operations manager Colin McKenzie... More »

Ken Harris resigns
11 Jan, 2:30pm
Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Central chief executive Ken Harris has resigned due outside interests and other directorships... More »

NZX director Williams leaves for ANZ Bank, new member tapped
13 Dec, 9:20am
NZX director Nigel Williams has resigned to take a senior executive role at Australia & New Zealand Banking and the stock exchange’s board has tapped Television New Zealand director Alison Gerry as his replacement... More »

New Deputy Chair for Abano
1 Dec, 11:05am
Abano Healthcare Group has announced that independent director, Susan Paterson, has been appointed as deputy chair... More »

Ricketts to replace John Todd as head of Todd Corporation
30 Nov, 2:30pm  1 comment
Former Fay Richwhite director Geoff Ricketts is to become chair of Todd Corporation, the holding company for New Zealand’s wealthiest family, following the retirement of incumbent chairman John Todd early next month... More »

Fletcher appoints Mark Malpass as concrete division CEO
22 Nov, 3:50pm
Fletcher Building, New Zealand’s largest construction company, has appointed Mark Malpass as chief executive of its concrete division... More »

NZOG appoints director Andrew Knight as new CEO
18 Nov, 10:40am
New Zealand Oil & Gas has appointed Andrew Knight, a non-executive director since January 2008, to replace David Salisbury as chief executive from Dec. 1... More »

Key Fonterra executive resigns
15 Nov, 10:40am
Fonterra Cooperative Group, New Zealand's biggest company by sales, has announced the resignation of its managing director of global ingredients and foodservice, Andrei Mikhalevsky... More »

NZ DMO chief Combes takes top job at Local Government Funding Agency
11 Nov, 11:20am
Philip Combes, the treasurer of the New Zealand Debt Management Office, has been tapped as head of the new local authority borrowing agency, which is to become the nation’s second-largest issuer of debt after the government... More »

Fletcher appoints Tim Richards as building products division CEO
28 Oct, 3:50pm
New Zealand's largest listed company Fletcher Building has appointed Tim Richards as chief executive of its building products division... More »

INM names Osborne as chairman
25 Oct, 11:20am
Independent News & Media has named James Osborne as a director who succeeds Brian Hillery as chairman with immediate effect... More »

Genesis Research director Graham Chin resigns in wake of rift with UBNZ
21 Oct, 11:10am
Genesis Research and Development director Graham Chin resigned after the biotech company distanced itself from shareholder UBNZ Asset Holdings in the wake of bribery charges against May Wang and an arrest warrant for associate Jack Chen... More »

Power to head Westpac NZ's high wealth customer bank
11 Oct, 3:10pm
Outgoing Justice and Commerce Minister Simon Power has been tapped to head up Westpac Private Bank, which looks after the lender’s high net wealth clients... More »

New Chairman for Abano Healthcare Group
29 Sep, 11:57am
Abano Healthcare Group has advised that the Board will appoint Trevor Janes to the position of chairman at the close of the company’s annual meeting on 7 November 2011, following a decision by Alison Paterson to step down from that role... More »

TV wunderkind Jason Paris moves to Telecom
12 Sep, 4:20pm
Telecom Corp. has picked up the high profile former chief executive at TV3, Jason Paris, as its new chief marketing officer... More »

Reynolds to leave Telecom next year
31 Aug, 12:57pm
Telecom chief executive Paul Reynolds is planning to leave the company next year, after the proposed demerger of networks unit Chorus and the establishment of a new Telecom... More »

Telecom executive poached for Aust broadband
26 Aug, 2:56pm
Telecom NZ's chief marketing officer, Kieren Cooney, 38, has been poached to run communications for Australia's controversial national broadband network (NBN) from November... More »

Chief Operating Officer appointed to Genesis Energy
12 Aug, 10:26am
Genesis Energy has appointed Michael Fuge to the new position of Chief Operating Officer... More »

New Chair of Tourism Board appointed
11 Aug, 12:29pm  1 comment
Prime Minister John Key today announced that Kerry Prendergast has been appointed Chair of the New Zealand Tourism Board for a three year term... More »

FMA makes three further leadership team appointments and announces Auckland location
10 Aug, 2:03pm  2 comments
The Financial Markets Authority has made three further appointments to its strategic leadership team under Chief Executive Sean Hughes, and announced its new Auckland office premises... More »

Mercer Group names new chief executive
2 Aug, 1:06pm
Former printing and publishing industry executive Rodger Shepherd has been named as chief executive of stainless steel manufacturer Mercer Group... More »

Wellington Airport wishes CEO well in next step
25 Jul, 12:36pm  2 comments
Steven Fitzgerald, Wellington Airport's Chief Executive Officer, is moving to a full-time position with HRL Morrison & Co, where he will be responsible for Airport investment... More »

Straterra strengthens board to position mining sector for green growth
25 Jul, 11:25am
Resource sector representative body Straterra has added two new members to its board of directors, Cam Wylie and Simon Henderson... More »

OceanaGold appoints Chief Financial Officer
19 Jul, 2:11pm
OceanaGold Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Chamberlain as Chief Financial Officer to commence August 1st 2011... More »

Ratcliffe to head separated Chorus
19 Jul, 9:26am
Mark Ratcliffe, the head of Telecom's network arm Chorus will be appointed chief executive of a stand alone Chorus provided shareholders approve plans to fully separate the unit from rest of the company, Telecom says... More »

SFO charges LWR director with fraud
14 Jul, 1:02pm  1 comment
The Serious Fraud Office has charged former Lane Walker Rudkin Industries director Ken Anderson with 61 counts of fraud involving $118 million... More »

Dutch dairy leader new Fonterra boss
14 Jul, 12:55pm
New Zealand-based global dairy giant Fonterra has announced Theo Spierings as its new chief executive... More »

New chairman for Kiwi Income
13 Jul, 1:24pm
Sean Wareing is retiring as a director and chairman of Kiwi Income Properties, the manager of Kiwi Income Property Trust... More »

OceanaGold announces the appointment of Dr Geoff Raby to the Board
11 Jul, 12:21pm
OceanaGold Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Geoff Raby to the Company’s Board of Directors... More »

New chief exec for wind energy association
4 Jul, 1:57pm  1 comment
The new chief executive of the New Zealand Wind Energy Association is Eric Pyle, who moves from the Ministry of Research, Science & Technology, where he was director of environment and social development... More »

Jerry Maycock joins Nuplex board
22 Jun, 11:04am
Nuplex Industries has announced the appointment of Jeremy (Jerry) Maycock as an independent, non-executive director, with effect from September 1... More »

New head for AAPT
16 Jun, 1:37pm
Telecom's Australian business AAPT is to be headed by David Yuile, now AAPT general manager of network and technology... More »

OceanaGold CFO quits
7 Jun, 10:21am
OceanaGold has announced chief financial officer Marcus Engelbrecht has resigned from his position to pursue other opportunities... More »

Allied Farmers names new head for rural division
3 Jun, 11:12am  1 comment
Allied Farmers has named Fonterra executive Steve Morrison as the chief executive of its rural division... More »

JBWere appoints new chairman
23 May, 11:21am
Private wealth management and investment services provider JBWere has announced Mark Joiner will be appointed as chairman of its board of directors following the news Michael Ullmer is stepping down... More »

Gavin Walker to chair ASB
23 May, 9:57am
Gavin Walker will take over as chairman of Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) owned ASB Bank from Gary Judd when Mr Judd retires after the August 2 board meeting... More »

Ford drives onto Kiwi Income Property board
16 May, 2:32pm
Kiwi Income Properties, the manager of the Kiwi Income Property Trust, has appointed Australian-based professional director Mark Ford to its board... More »

SkyCity makes senior appointments
12 May, 6:01pm
SkyCity Entertainment Group said James Burrell will take over as chief financial officer from July 1, and Stuart Wing took up the role of chief operating officer of the company's Auckland property in March... More »

It's a family affair at Barfoot & Thompson
12 May, 11:05pm
Barfoot & Thompson has appointed Kiri Barfoot to the role of company director... More »

HSBC appoints new NZ CEO
10 May, 2:46pm
HSBC has appointed Noel McNamara as new chief executive officer for New Zealand, effective September 1 2011, subject to regulatory approval... More »

SBS Bank makes risk appointment
6 May, 4:58pm
SBS Bank has announced the appointment of Mark McLean as general manager risk and support... More »

Parussini joins ANZ National Bank
2 May, 5:43pm
Peter Parussini is leaving Television New Zealand to become head of corporate affairs for ANZ National Bank, based in Auckland... More »

Board appointments at Workplace Savings NZ
2 May, 3:50pm
Workplace Savings NZ has announced the appointment of four people to its Council Board at the association's annual general meeting in Wellington... More »

BNZ takes helm at Bankers' Association
26 Apr, 5:01pm
BNZ chief executive Andrew Thorburn has been named as chairman of the New Zealand Bankers' Association, and his counterpart at the ANZ Bank in New Zealand, David Hisco, is deputy chairman... More »

Rob Campbell named as Turners & Growers chairman
20 Apr, 3:20pm
Rob Campbell will replace Tony Gibbs as chairman of Turners & Growers, the company said today... More »

AXA NZ boss joins AMP NZ boards
20 Apr, 1:25pm
Outgoing AXA New Zealand chief executive Ralph Stewart is to be a non-executive director on the boards of AMP Services (NZ) and AMP Superannuation (NZ), the main operating entities of AMP's New Zealand business... More »

New chairman for The Warehouse
18 Apr, 11:55am
Keith Smith is stepping down as chairman of The Warehouse Group and will be succeeded by Graham Evans, who has been a director of the group since 1998... More »

Public Trust board appointments
12 Apr, 4:56pm
Justice Minister Simon Power has announced the appointment of Dinu Harry and the reappointment of Rodger Finlay to the board of Public Trust... More »

Huljich quits NZF
12 Apr, 11:43am
NZF Group has announced the resignation of Peter Karl Christopher Huljich... More »

Air NZ appoints Unilever executive to international role
7 Apr, 4:37pm
Air New Zealand has named Christopher Luxon, 40, a New Zealander who has held senior positions at Unilever, to the role of group general manager international airline from May 30... More »

GPG gets new chairman immediately
6 Apr, 11:11am  1 comment
Guinness Peat Group has appointed Rob Campbell has its new chairman, replacing Mark Johnson... More »

Gary Weiss leaves GPG, company seeks new chairman
31 Mar, 1:43pm
Sir Ron Brierley's long serving Sydney-based business associate Gary Weiss has resigned as an executive director of Guinness Peat Group (GPG)... More »

Meridian Energy signals departure of Tim Lusk
30 Mar, 3:22pm
Meridian Energy chief executive Tim Lusk will step down later this year, the State-owned enterprise says... More »

George Gould steps down from BSH board
28 Mar, 10:21am  1 comment
Building Society Holdings (BSH) and its operating business Combined Building Society has announced that George Gould has resigned as a director... More »

Mark Broadley becomes Sealegs' chief executive
23 Mar, 11:20am
Amphibious boat manufacturer Sealegs has appointed former investment banker Mark Broadley as chief executive... More »

ASB appoints New Zealand executive to top job
15 Mar, 10:39am  2 comments
The ASB Bank board has appointed New Zealander Barbara Chapman as the new chief executive and managing director of ASB Bank Ltd... More »

Jane Freeman named chairman of Pumpkin Patch
4 Mar, 4:40pm
Acting chairwoman of Pumpkin Patch Jane Freeman is taking the role on permanently... More »

Jan Dawson joins board of Air New Zealand
3 Mar, 2:56pm
Accountant Jan Dawson is joining the board of Air New Zealand on April 1... More »

Water leaves Fisher & Paykel Appliances' board
28 Feb, 5:56pm  1 comment
Fisher & Paykel Appliances Holdings chairman Ralph Waters is retiring and will be replaced by Keith Turner... More »

Hallenstein Glasson appoints new chief executive
24 Feb, 3:40pm
Hallenstein Glasson Holdings  has promoted its finance director Graeme Popplewell to the role of chief executive, a day after it said current chief executive Stephen Timms is leaving... More »

New non-executive appointment at Dorchester
18 Feb, 3:19pm
Dorchester Pacific has announced the appointment of Greg Peebles as a non-executive director... More »

Xero makes Australian appointment
14 Feb, 10:03am
Online accounting software company Xero has appointed a Microsoft executive to lead its growth in Australia... More »

Simon Allen to chair Financial Markets Authority
9 Feb, 12:21pm
Cabinet has approved the appointment of Simon Allen as the chair of the soon-to-be established Financial Markets authority, Commerce Minister Simon Power has announced... More »

Boag joins Ogilvy NZ as executive director
21 Jan, 2:00pm
Former National Party president Michelle Boag is joining advertising agency Ogilvy NZ as an executive director... More »

New role filled at NZ Magazines
19 Jan, 8:00pm
APN News & Media's NZ Magazines division has announced the appointment of Kirsty Cameron in the newly created role of editorial director, lifestyle titles... More »

Sam Knowles joins Xero board
17 Dec, 1:40pm
Sam Knowles, the businessmen who headed Kiwibank for ten years, is joining the board of accounting software company Xero... More »

Tony Carter appointed chair of the New Zealand Institute
11 Dec, 11:40am
The New Zealand Institute has appointed Tony Carter to the role of chair, taking over the position from Dr Keith Turner who steps down after two years... More »

Ballantynes appoints new managing director
2 Dec, 12:12pm
Ballantynes has appointed Mary Devine as managing director, taking over the role in February... More »

F&P Healthcare appoints new non-executive director
23 Nov, 8:00pm
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has announced the appointment of Tony Carter as an independent, non-executive director... More »

RIS Group appoints new director
23 Nov, 8:30pm  1 comment
RIS Group has appointed Sachin Jain as a director to fill a casual vacancy... More »

University role for businessman Robin Hapi
17 Nov, 8:00pm
Massey University has appointed Robin Hapi as an adjunct professor in the College of Business... More »

Northland Port directors appointed
15 Nov, 8:30pm
Northland Port has confirmed the appointment of Peter Griffiths and Rod McKay as directors... More »

OceanaGold appoints vice president of exploration
15 Nov, 8:00pm
OceanaGold has announced the appointment of Dr Michael Roache as vice president, exploration... More »

Southern Travel announces new directors
13 Nov, 2:00pm
Southern Travel has announced that John King and David Lock have been elected as directors following the retirement of Richard Fyers and Terry Nicholas... More »

SmartShares director resigns
11 Nov, 8:08pm
Garth Taylor has resigned from his position as a director of Smartshares and Helena Lewis has been appointed to replace him... More »

Dorchester announces two senior appointments
10 Nov, 8:00pm
Dorchester Pacific has announced two new senior appointments to its management team... More »

Frank Spencer joins SBS Bank board
9 Nov, 8:00pm
The former Hastings Building Society chairman Frank Spencer has been appointed to the board of SBS Bank... More »

James Miller appointed as new chairman of Kingfish
5 Nov, 5:45pm
Kingfish has announced the appointment of James Miller as chairman... More »

Hesketh Henry appoints new partner
2 Nov, 8:00pm
Hesketh Henry has appointed Stephen Layburn as a Partner in the corporate and commercial team... More »

Murray Sherwin appointed to chair Productivity Commission
2 Nov, 5:39pm
The director general of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Murray Sherwin, is to chair the soon-to-be-established New Zealand Productivity Commission, Finance  Minister Bill English and Regulatory Reform Minister Rodney Hide announced today... More »

Treasury Secretary nominated to World Bank
2 Nov, 4:21pm
Finance Minister Bill English has announced the government is to nominate Secretary to the Treasury John Whitehead as an executive director to the World Bank... More »

New independent director for Fisher & Paykel Appliances
1 Nov, 8:30pm
Fisher & Paykel Appliances has announced the appointment of Dr Keith Turner as an independent director... More »

Former CMC boss joins Velocity
28 Oct, 11:48am
The former head of CFD provider CMC Markets New Zealand has joined Velocity Trade... More »

ASB chief Charles Pink set to resign
27 Oct, 11:21am  5 comments
ASB chief executive Charles Pink has resigned, citing personal reasons, and will be ending his 2 year association with the bank following a scheduled board meeting on November 2... More »

Minister welcomes appointment of CEO for super regulator
20 Oct, 11:26am  1 comment
The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has appointed Sean Hughes as its chief executive-designate announced Commerce Minister Simon Power today... More »

Quayside Holdings founding chief executive retires
19 Oct, 6:34pm
Quayside Holdings today announced the impending retirement of Sandy Lawrie as chief executive after 19 years in the role... More »

ComCom looks in-house for new CEO
19 Oct, 2:20pm
The Commerce Commission has appointed Brent Alderton as its new chief executive effective from January 1, 2011... More »

Peter Simmonds joins GNZ board
18 Oct, 11:35am
Goodman NZ (GNZ), the manager of GMT has announced that Peter Simmonds has joined the Board as an independent director... More »

Murray Jack appointed to Securities Commission
13 Oct, 12:08pm
The Securities Commission has appointed Murray Jack as a member to replace Liz Hickey who stepped down in April for personal reasons... More »

John Banks becomes chairman of Huljich
13 Oct, 11:53am
John Banks is to become executive chairman of Huljich Wealth Management and says he is looking forward to the new role... More »

MD to leave Ports of Auckland
11 Oct, 1:53pm
Managing director of Ports of Auckland Jens Madsen has given notice of his decision to resign from the Company... More »

Business growth drives two new appointments at Promapp
7 Oct, 11:16pm
Online process management specialist Promapp Solutions has made two new appointments to its team on the back of recent business growth... More »

ANZO pinches another Goodman executive in lead-up to restructure
5 Oct, 11:30am
AMP NZ Office Trust has pinched another Goodman Property Trust executive as it prepares for its new life as a company... More »

Dryden Spring retires from Fletcher Building board
30 Sep, 11:10am
Noted New Zealand dairy and corporate veteran Dryden Spring retires today as a non-executive director at Fletcher Building, the country’s biggest construction company... More »

One of New Zealand's youngest directors appointed
29 Sep, 10:11pm
The Gough Group has announced the appointment of one of New Zealand's youngest directors to its board at its annual shareholding meeting... More »

Smiths City independent director resigns
29 Sep, 10:08pm
Smiths City Group (SCY) has announced that independent director Susan Jane Sheldon has given notice that she intends to resign as a director on November 30... More »

AJ Park gets new CEO
28 Sep, 9:38pm
A J Park has appointed Pete Boyle as its new chief executive to replace John Lamb who is retiring after being in the position since 1999... More »

Microsoft makes two new appointments
27 Sep, 9:36pm
Microsoft New Zealand has made two new senior appointments – Donna Wright to the role of services director and Frazer Scott to the role of business, marketing and operations director... More »

Loyalty NZ appoints head of customer engagement
27 Sep, 9:33pm
Loyalty New Zealand, the operator company of Fly Buys, has appointed Chris Lamers into a newly created role as head of customer engagement... More »

Workplace Savings NZ councillor resigns
27 Sep, 9:32pm
Workplace Savings NZ councillor Monica Davis is retiring and Kerry Haycock, a Trustee of the Airways Superannuation Plan, has been appointed to the position... More »

Sir Ken joins business mentoring group
23 Sep, 7:58pm
Business Mentors New Zealand (BMNZ) has appointed Sir Ken Stevens as its trustee... More »

Daniels departs Diligent
23 Sep, 7:55pm
Sharon Daniels has resigned from the board of Diligent Board Member Services to devote her full attention to a new venture... More »

New man to help sell HP gadgets in NZ
23 Sep, 7:57pm  1 comment
Paul Boshoff has been appointed general manager for the Personal Systems Group (PSG), HP New Zealand... More »

Fisher & Paykel Finance appoints two directors
23 Sep, 6:43am
Fisher & Paykel Financehas appointed Carlos da Silva and Hugh Rennie QC as independent directors to met new non-bank deposit taker regulations... More »

Steel and Tube replaces two directors
23 Sep, 6:39am
Steel & Tube Holdings has appointed Janine Smith and Rosemary Warnock as directors... More »

Former Virgin Blue boss to join AIA
20 Sep, 9:28pm
Auckland International Airport has recruited former Virgin Blue boss Brett Godfrey to stand for election as a director of the company at the annual meeting on October 28... More »

Media Works gets new sales director
20 Sep, 9:32pm
MediaWorks TV (TV3 & C4) has appointed Linda Farrelly as its new director of Sales... More »

Roland Williams to retire from Origin Board
15 Sep, 10:01am
Dr Roland Williams has advised the Origin Energy Board that he intends to retire as independent non-executive director from the board... More »

James Miller appointed director of Kingfish, Barramundi and Marlin Global
14 Sep, 9:07pm
James Miller has been appointed as an independent director of listed investment companies, Kingfish, Barramundi and Marlin Global... More »

Greenstone appoints CFO
13 Sep, 9:59pm
Greenstone Energy has appointed Mark Edghill as chief financial officer after an international search... More »

ANZ names new chief
13 Sep, 10:50am
ANZ National Bank named David Hisco as chief executive, replacing Jenny Fagg, who stood down to concentrate on battling cancer... More »

IAB announces new chair and vice-chairperson
8 Sep, 9:42pm
The Interactive Advertising Bureau of New Zealand (IAB NZ) has announced that Liz Fraser, head of MSN New Zealand has been elected as its new chairperson and general manager of Yahoo!Xtra Laura Maxwell-Hansen as vice-chairperson... More »

NZX appoints acting corporate counsel
8 Sep, 9:35pm
NZX has appointed Robyn Dey as acting corporate counsel as she provides parental leave cover for NZX Corporate Counsel Rachael Newsome... More »

OceanaGold CEO resigns
8 Sep, 9:10am
OceanaGold chief executive Paul Bibby has resigned for personal reasons and the gold miner has begun the search for a replacement... More »

TVNZ loses 48 years of producer experience with cuts
7 Sep, 10:07pm  1 comment
TVNZ has lost the two experienced producers responsible for Breakfast and NZI Business after it asked them to re-apply for just one job... More »

Allied Farmers CEO follows chairman out the door
3 Sep, 11:50am
Allied Farmers chief executive Rob Alloway has resigned, following chairman John Loughlin out of a firm whose finance arm is in receivership, and whose bloated share registry reflects its exposure to failed finance company assets... More »

Fairfax appoints two new directors
2 Sep, 8:41pm
Fairfax Media has appointed two new directors Michael Anderson who starts today and Gregory Hywood whose appointment will take effect on October 4... More »

Insider Paul Brock to replace Knowles at Kiwibank
1 Sep, 11:20am
Kiwibank’s next phase of development will be led by an existing member of the state-owned bank’s senior management team, Paul Brock, to replace founder chief executive Sam Knowles... More »

Former Goldman Sachs boys take over chairs at Foundry Asset Management
31 Aug, 10:40pm
Michael Jeffs and Stephen Rogers have acquired the majority stake in Foundry Asset Management from the Business Bakery... More »

ANZ National Bank boss steps down to undergo cancer treatment
31 Aug, 11:20am
The ANZ National Bank chief executive Jenny Fagg is to step down immediately from the role to undergo cancer treatment... More »

ASB Securities appoints new head
30 Aug, 10:40pm
Lisa Winkle has been appointed Managing Principal ASB Securities after heading Operations and Technology at ASB Securities for the past seven years... More »

NZICT elects new chair
30 Aug, 10:31pm
The IT solutions and services Group Simpl chief executive Bennett Medary has been elected chair of industry lobby group New Zealand Information & Communications Technology (NZICT)... More »

Telecom appoints new CFO
26 Aug, 6:57am
Telecom announced that Nick Olson has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer... More »

ING Property Trust announces re-appointment of independent director
24 Aug, 7:26pm
ING Property Trust Management re-appointed Peter Brook as an independent director at the Trust's annual meeting yesterday... More »

New appointment at The Orange Group
24 Aug, 7:25pm
The Orange Group has appointed Keiran Frost as its national group operations manager, responsible for the operations across all companies within the group... More »

Partridge new Business Roundtable chair
23 Aug, 8:02pm
New Zealand Business Roundtable members have elected Roger Partridge as the new chair of the think tank... More »

Google's Australiasian boss to head global mobile business
23 Aug, 7:59pm
Google's Australia-New Zealand managing director Karim Temsamani is to head Google's global mobile business and mobile ads strategy... More »

Apple distributor loses CPO
23 Aug, 7:56pm
Renaissance chief products officer Bronwyn Sinclair has resigned because the maturity of the product business has grown... More »

Loughlin steps down as Allied Farmers chairman
23 Aug, 9:10am  3 comments
John Loughlin has resigned as chairman of Allied Farmers after its finance unit was placed in receivership... More »

A2 Corp. appoints Babidge as MD
12 Aug, 10:40am
A2 Corp., the producer of A2 dairy products in New Zealand and Australia, has appointed Geoffrey Babidge as managing director, effective next month... More »

Former Fisher Funds CIO buys into cocktail business
11 Aug, 9:18pm
Former Fisher Funds chief investment officer Warren Couillault has invested in New Zealand’s leading ready-to-serve cocktail maker VNC Cocktails... More »

McGeoch retires from Telecom board
10 Aug, 10:20am
Telecom has announced that Rod McGeoch will retire from the board after more than nine years... More »

ANZO poaches Goodman executive Pritchard
9 Aug, 10:20am
AMP New Zealand Office Trust has poached Goodman (NZ) fund manager Scott Pritchard to head up the property trust as it transforms itself into a listed company... More »

Goodman lures former executive Murray Barclay from Europe
9 Aug, 9:50am
Goodman (NZ), the manager of Goodman Property Trust, has lured back former executive Murray Barclay from Europe to take on a senior role... More »

Diligent founder steps down as US marketing chief
6 Aug, 4:25pm
Sharon Daniels, a founder and shareholder of Diligent Board Member Services, has stepped down as the US marketing chief of the company that offers online services to boards of directors... More »

Downer MD Geoff Knox replaced by CFO
2 Aug, 12:50pm
Engineering company Downer EDI is replacing managing director Geoff Knox with chief financial officer Grant Fenn... More »

Nufarm appoints Donald McGauchie chairman
14 Jul, 2:00pm
Nufarm has appointed Donald McGauchie as chairman and called a halt to trading in its securities pending a material announcement... More »

CFA founder appointed as GIPS Council chair
12 Jul, 2:46pm
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Louis Boulanger, one of the founders and first president of the society, has recently been elected Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS) Council chair... More »

Impey joins Pumpkin Patch board
2 Jul, 2:20pm
Veteran broadcast media boss Brent Impey has been appointed to the board of Pumpkin Patch, the company announced to the NZX today... More »

New appointment to Commerce Commission
1 Jul, 2:58pm
Commerce Minister Simon Power today announced that Dr Stephen Gale has been appointed as an associate member of the Commerce Commission... More »

Appointments to Transpower and Solid Energy boards
1 Jul, 12:37pm
State Owned Enterprises Minister Simon Power today announced two appointments to the boards of Transpower and Solid Energy... More »

Captain Kirk signs up with high speed cable venture
24 Jun, 10:05pm
Trans-pacific data cable company Pacific Fibre has scored some more big names to join its operations making it a who's who of the technology world... More »

Sheppard resigns as Shareholders Assn chairman
24 Jun, 6:50pm
Bruce Sheppard has resigned as chairman of the New Zealand Shareholders Association and been replaced by John Hawkins... More »

AMP Office appoints temporary CEO
24 Jun, 6:39pm
AMP NZ Office Trust says that its chief financial officer, Amish Vallabh, is taking on the role of acting chief executive while search for a permanant replacement is carried out... More »

Ag Research scores Scion's man
24 Jun, 6:36pm
Dr Tom Richardson, the chief executive of Crown Research Institute at Scion, has resigned after five years in the role and he is moving to take the helm at AgResearch... More »

Advisory board boosts links with business
21 Jun, 9:23pm
Specialists in strategic governance, agribusiness and external relations are joining Massey University's College of Business Advisory Board... More »

Shareholders Assn gets its girl onto Telecom board
21 Jun, 9:17pm
Telecom has appointed professional company director Sue Sheldon as an independent director. Sheldon is based in Christchurch and also sits on the boards of several other high profile NZX-listed companies, including Freightways and Contact Energy, along w... More »

Morrison appoints new executive director
21 Jun, 9:14pm
HRL Morrison & Co has appointed Anthony Muh as its new executive director and as the chief executive of its asset management businesses based in Hong Kong... More »

Milford Asset Management appoints manager to grow business
10 Jun, 10:34pm
Milford Asset Management has created a new position and appointed a head of business developement... More »

Pyne Gould splits and makes management changes
10 Jun, 6:12pm
Pyne Gould Wrightson is planning to restructure its divisions into two businesses - Agriservices, which will handle everything from finance and real estate to livestock and rural supplies, and AgriTech, which will hold the seeds, grain and nutrition asset... More »

SFO restructures its office
9 Jun, 7:31pm
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has announced the appointment of four senior managers following the restructuring of the Office which commenced in March this year... More »

Former Cullen Investments exec heads up HRV
9 Jun, 7:23pm  1 comment
HRV appoints chief executive Home ventilation company HRV has appointed Bruce Gordon to the newly created position of chief executive... More »

Financial advisory firm loses its CEO
8 Jun, 10:08pm
Financial advisory firm MMG, formerly Money Managers, says that its current chief executive Derek Young is stepping down... More »

Renewable energy company woos and wins top US energy exec
8 Jun, 9:34pm
New Zealand energy technology company LanzaTech has appointed a top United States renewable energy leader, Dr Jennifer Holmgren, as its chief executive... More »

Harcourts nabs a Bayleys person to be it new CEO
8 Jun, 9:31pm
Real estate firm Harcourts has poached someone from Bayleys to take up the role of chief executive... More »

Former Contact Energy CEO to head Meridian US solar subsidiary
28 May, 10:01am
Former Contact Energy chief executive Steve Barrett has been appointed chair of Meridian's United States-based subsidiary company, Meridian Energy USA. ... More »

Electricity Authority Chief Executive-designate selected
27 May, 10:50am
Chair of the Electricity Authority Establishment, Brent Layton has today announced that Carl Hansen has been selected as Chief Executive-designate of the Electricity Authority... More »

Solution Dynamics appoints new director
27 May, 9:30am
Colin Giffney, Chairman of Solution Dynamics Limited (SDL), announced the appointment of Julian Beavis as a director of SDL.Beavis has led a number of technology businesses in NZ and overseas (including NCR ANZ and Teradata South Asia) and brings a trac... More »

Botherway to chair market regulator board
26 May, 4:14pm
Commerce Minister Simon Power today announced the Establishment Board of the new integrated market conduct regulator, the Financial Markets Authority (FMA)... More »

Mercer appoints new head of investment consulting
24 May, 10:50am
Mercer has named Graeme Mather as market business leader for its Investment Consulting business in Australia/New Zealand, as the company continues to strengthen its leadership in the Asia Pacific region... More »

Simpson Grierson welcomes two new legal specialists
24 May, 10:00am
Simpson Grierson continues to build on the strength of its commercial department with the addition of two new legal specialists... More »

Pacific Business Trust appoints new Chief Executive
20 May, 10:00am
The Pacific Business Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Peter Cordtz as Chief Executive... More »

OMFinancial appoints senior dealer
20 May, 8:45am
Debra Birch has joined OMFinancial as a senior dealer based in its Christchurch office... More »

Geoff Brown quits NZX
19 May, 6:40pm
Geoff Brown has quit his role at NZX as head of market products at NZX. His resignation is effective immediately... More »

Financial advisers body gets new head
16 May, 9:51pm
The Institute of Financial Advisers (IFA) has appointed Nigel Tate as its new president after current president Lyn McMorran decided not to seek re-election after two years in the role... More »

Bankers Association takes on a Pink tinge
16 May, 9:42pm
The New Zealand Bankers Association has a fresh look board with a new chairman and deputy chairman... More »

Changes at the top of real estate firms
16 May, 9:38pm
Nationwide real estate firm First National has changed its board while Harcourts appoints a chief operations officer while it looks for a new CEO... More »

Villa Maria founder steps up to help kids
13 May, 7:47pm
Sir George Fistonich follows in the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hilary and joins Dame Kiri Te Kanawa on a charity to help children... More »

Former researcher makes DNZ board
13 May, 7:33pm
The former owner of research house FundSource and NZ Funds executive David van Schaardenburg has been elected to the DNZ board... More »

Minister appoints Silver Fox to RNZ board
13 May, 7:26pm
Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman has appointed two new members to the  board of Radio New Zealand... More »

Banking Ombudsman scheme gets new chairman
11 May, 9:35pm
The Board of the Banking Ombudsman Scheme (BOS) has appointed Professor Ron Paterson, of the University of Auckland as its new independent chairman... More »

South Canterbury Finance appointment Group Treasurer
11 May, 12:33pm
South Canterbury Finance has appointed Greg Pearse to the newly-created position of group treasurer... More »

Ecoya appoints new independent director
11 May, 2:30pm
Newly-listed firm Ecoya is adding retail and marketing skills to its board with the appointment of Sydney-based communications specialist Deeta Colvin... More »

Fairfax makes appointment to help multi-media development
11 May, 9:15am
Fairfax Media has appointed Nigel Tutt to the newly created position of general manager of digital platform and channel development... More »

Greenstone Energy confirms new executive team
11 May, 9:00am
Greenstone Energy, the company which owns and operates the former Shell downstream retail fuel and distribution assets, has confirmed a number of appointments which now complete the new company's executive team... More »

Pyne Gould Corporation appoints new Chief Risk Officer
10 May, 2:00pm
Pyne Gould Corporation announced today that Mark Mountcastle has been appointed to the position of Chief Risk Officer... More »

New presence on Jasons board set to enhance digital offering
10 May, 12:00pm
Jasons Travel Media is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Bradley to its Board of Directors... More »

NAB appoints head of Environmental Treasury Solutions
10 May, 11:00am
National Australia Bank (NAB) has appointed Jennifer Lauber Patterson as head of environmental treasury solutions within its Wholesale Banking division... More »

NZ Mint appoints CEO to mine market opportunities
10 May, 10:00am  2 comments
David Colvin has been appointed to the newly-created position of chief executive of Auckland-based New Zealand Mint... More »

New Image Group appoints new director
3 May, 4:19pm
New Zealand health and wellness product manufacturer New Image Group has appointed NH Chua, its Vice President Asia Pacific, to the board as an executive director... More »

NZ Post Group Finance director resigns
30 Apr, 9:00am
New Zealand Post Group Finance Limited advises that James Ogden has today resigned as a director of New Zealand Post Group Finance Limited, consequent upon his resignation as a Director of New Zealand Pclick hereost Limited, also on 30 April 2010... More »

Lend Lease appoints regional Chief Executive Officers
27 Apr, 9:30am
Lend Lease today announced it was moving to a regional business structure, to create an integrated and focused organisation across its regions of operation, from 1 July 2010... More »

Speirs Foods appoints new GM
26 Apr, 9:45am
The directors of Speirs Group Limited announce that Christopher Newton has been appointed General Manager of Speirs Foods, the fresh food commercial arm of the company. The appointment is effective from 10 May 2010.Chris Newton has a long experience in t... More »

OceanaGold appoints Bill Myckatyn to the Board of Directors
23 Apr, 10:00am
Jim Askew, Chairman of OceanaGold Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Myckatyn to the Company's Board of Directors.Askew commented, "Bill brings a wealth of industry experience constructing and operating gold and copper mines in th... More »

Seeka appoints new Director
23 Apr, 9:55am
The Board of Seeka Kiwifruit Industries Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Taaringaroa (Taari) Nicholas as a director of the company... More »

Three key appointments at Meat & Wool New Zealand
22 Apr, 8:00am
Meat & Wool New Zealand has announced three key appointments within the organisation... More »

John Roberts appointed to Motu Foundation Board
22 Apr, 7:10am
Veda Advantage Managing Director John Roberts has been appointed to the Board of the Motu Research and Education Foundation, a charitable foundation supporting New Zealand economic and public policy research. The Motu Foundation is linked to leading non-p... More »

New chief executive appointed by New Zealand Seafood Industry Council
22 Apr, 7:00am
"The New Zealand Seafood Industry Council is delighted to announce the appointment of Peter Bodeker as the new chief executive of the organization," says Board chairman Dave Sharp... More »

TVNZ announces head of sales and marketing
20 Apr, 1:01am
Starcom MediaVest Group Executive Vice President Paul Maher has today been named TVNZ's Head of Sales and Marketing... More »

Harcourts CEO appointed to Australasian operation
20 Apr, 1:01am
Bryan Thomson, Harcourts New Zealand CEO for the past eight years, has been appointed to the new role of Head of Real Estate Operations for Harcourts' Australasia, Harcourts International Managing Director Mike Green announced today... More »

Skellerup's Stewart quits after 18 years as managing director
16 Apr, 11:50am
Skellerup Holdings, the agricultural and rubber goods manufacturer, said managing director Donald Stewart will leave after 18 years in the job... More »

Nuplex director resigns as Securities Commissioner
14 Apr, 12:10pm
Professional director and Securities Commission member David Jackson has resigned from the commission following the commission's prosecution of Nuplex Industries Ltd, of which he is a director... More »

New additions to the Macquarie Private Wealth team
13 Apr, 10:00am
Macquarie Private Wealth is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Lyons and Curtis O'Connor as Investment Advisers in its Wellington office... More »

Matt Crockett to leave Telecom
12 Apr, 3:03pm
Matt Crockett, CEO Telecom Wholesale and International, has today announced that he will leave Telecom at the end of June 2010... More »

Keith Smith appointed Chairman
9 Apr, 8:44am
Independent Director Keith Smith has been appointed Chairman of Goodman (NZ) Limited, the Manager of Goodman Property Trust... More »

Changes to the Board of Kiwi Income Properties
8 Apr, 11:45am
Kiwi Income Properties non-executive director of the Board Jim Syme has retired... More »

Director resigns from Smartshares
8 Apr, 8:45am  2 comments
Damas Potoi has resigned from his position as a director of the board of directors of Smartshares Limited... More »

Guardian Trust appoints new Head of Distribution
6 Apr, 11:00am
The trustee and wealth management company Guardian Trust has appointed Philip Morgan Rees to the role of Head of Distribution... More »

CityLink CEO Departs
1 Apr, 8:25am
CityLink today announced the departure of the company's founding CEO Neil de Wit, effective from 30 April... More »

Arlene Tansey appointed to the board of Pacific Brands
26 Mar, 8:00am
Pacific Brands Chairman James MacKenzie today announced the appointment of former ANZ Bank executive Arlene Tansey to the PBG board as a non-executive director... More »

Gaynor appointed to Salvus board
23 Mar, 1:30pm
Milford Asset Management director Brian Gaynor has been appointed to the board of Salvus Strategic Investments after the fund manager acquired a strategic stake in the stock investor... More »

Deane confirms departure from Fletcher Building, with Waters set to ascend
16 Mar, 5:40pm
Roderick Deane has confirmed his retirement from the board of Fletcher Building, ending a 16-year association with Australasia’s biggest building materials company including nine as chairman... More »

Fidelity Life appoints investment operations manager
16 Mar, 11:44am
Fidelity Life has appointed Chris Lynch to the newly created role of investment operations manager which will see him sit as a full member of the company's investment management committee... More »

Huljich makes changes to investment committee
16 Mar, 11:25am
Huljich Wealth Management has made changes to its investment committee following the resignation of chief investment officer Peter Huljich... More »

Two new board members for Meat and Wool NZ
12 Mar, 9:00am
Two directors Kirsten Bryant and Anne Munro have been elected to the Meat and Wool New Zealand board, displacing men already involved in the industry's power structures... More »

Perpetual Portfolio Management adds to its team
12 Mar, 11:14am
Tracey-Lee Pettifer has joined Perpetual Portfolio Management (PPM) in the role of Head of Adviser Services. Pettifer was previously with AMP running the investment product team and before then ran the adviser support team with ASB... More »

Sky City loses a director
8 Mar, 8:43pm
Jane Freeman has resigned as a director at Sky City Entertainment (NZX:SKC)... More »

Founder resigns from smart metering company
10 Mar, 10:16pm
The founder of smart metering company Pulse Utilities, James Martin, intends to retire from the company's board on March 31... More »

New MD at Milford Asset Management
10 Mar, 10:07pm
Milford Asset Management has created a new managing director position which has been taken up by Anthony Quirk... More »

Changing of the guard at OMFinancial
8 Mar, 3:39pm
OMFinancial is proud to announce that Kevin O'Sullivan has been promoted to the role of Head of Financial Markets.  He will be managing the Private Client desks in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.  ... More »

Fyfe joins up with 42 Below founders
7 Mar, 10:13pm
Air New Zealand chief executive Rob Fyfe has joined the board of the body, bath and home fragrance provider backed by the founders of 42 Below... More »

New manager appointed for SBS Bank Blenheim
4 Mar, 2:10pm
SBS Bank has appointed Phil Gausel as the new manager of its Blenheim branch... More »

Bayleys makes appointments for new business strategy
2 Mar, 6:55pm
Bayleys Real Estate has appointed two senior business valuations specialists to its operations as part of its new business strategy to increase the scope of professional services to the commercial, industrial and retail property sectors... More »

Flying changes at airlines
2 Mar, 6:47pm
Virgin Blue Holdings has appointed John Borghetti as its new chief executive officer and managing director from next Monday... More »

New senior associate for Simpson Grierson
2 Mar, 6:42pm
Simpson Grierson has appointed Amanda Frazis as a new senior associate in its Auckland commercial litigation group... More »

TV3 pinches key TVNZ exec
1 Mar, 10:33pm
TV3’s owner MediaWorks has poached one of TVNZ’s key bosses to head up its two television channels... More »

Morgan and two others join Fairfax board
1 Mar, 10:30pm
Fairfax Media has appointed three new directors to the board including Trade Me founder Sam Morgan... More »

Diligent gets new chairman
1 Mar, 10:23pm
Diligent Board Member Services (NZX:DIL) has elected David Liptak as its new chairman, replacing Rick Bettle who has held the role since May 2008... More »

Securities Commission director resigns
1 Mar, 1:18pm
Securities Commission Director, Primary Markets Kathryn Rogers has resigned after over 10 years with the Commission and leaves at the end of February... More »

Sir John Anderson to become chairman of PGG Wrightson
26 Feb, 12:51pm
Sir John Anderson, who has had a distinguished career in business and community service in New Zealand, is to join the Board of PGG Wrightson and become chairman of the company. Sir John's appointment is one of a series of changes to the Board... More »

Buddle Findlay appoints six senior associates
16 Feb, 4:29pm
Law firm Buddle Findlay has appointed six senior associates... More »

Top tech lawyer joins Copyright Tribunal
15 Feb, 4:35pm
Commerce Minister Simon Power has today announced the appointment of Peter Dengate-Thrush to the Copyright Tribunal for a term of five years... More »

Brugh appointed as Macquarie investment adviser
12 Feb, 4:34pm
Macquarie Private Wealth has appointed Cameron Brugh as an investment adviser in its Auckland office... More »

Nuplex names Boral executive Severin as CEO, replacing long-serving Hirst
4 Feb, 10:30am
Nuplex Industries named Boral Ltd. executive Emery Severin as CEO, replacing long-serving John Hirst and marking the completion of a changing of the guard at the specialty chemicals maker... More »

Cavalier signs former AIA CEO
1 Feb, 1:09pm
Former Auckland Airport chief executive Don Huse has joined the board of Cavalier as an independent non-executive director... More »

New chief for Affco
30 Jan, 8:41am
Meat company Affco Holdings has named Hamish Simson as its new chief executive... More »

PRC gets new counsel
29 Jan, 3:36pm
Pyne Gould Corporation (NZX:PGC) has announced the appointment of Michael Jonas as Group General Counsel, leading PGC's legal needs across the Group... More »

Renaissance Corporation announces new CFO
28 Jan, 4:46pm
Renaissance Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Shaun Rendell as chief financial officer... More »

Harcourts looks to grow up north
28 Jan, 10:54am
Harcourts New Zealand has appointed realtor Jackie Maw as Franchise Development Manager for the group’s Northern region, which encompasses the area from Pukekohe North... More »

NZRC appoints a new company secretary
21 Jan, 3:57pm
The New Zealand Refining Company (NZRC) has announced the appointment of Denise Jensen as company secretary following the resignation of Dennis Martin... More »

Spotless adds another company secretary
21 Jan, 3:59pm
Spotless Group has announced the appointment of Sharyn Page as company secretary... More »

Longstanding Powerco chief financial officer retires
21 Jan, 3:55pm
Powerco's long standing chief financial officer Elanga Ekanayake is retiring and Dennis Martin has been appointed to take his place... More »

Matthew Wood opens executive search firm
12 Jan, 2:36pm
Matthew Wood has opened an executive search firm in Auckland with a focus on senior appointments called Matthew Wood Search (MWS)... More »

Andrew Barney takes over as MBA director
12 Jan, 2:33pm
Successful businessman Andrew Barney says he is looking forward to taking on his latest challenge as the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) director at Massey University... More »

DFC veteran Sandy Maier named CEO of South Canterbury Finance
29 Dec, 1:20pm
South Canterbury Finance, whose shareholder was forced to inject funds and underwrite bad loans last year, named statutory management veteran Sandy Maier as chief executive... More »

New president for NZ Society of Actuaries
9 Dec, 2:51pm
Bernie Higgins has been elected as president of the New Zealand Society of Actuaries for 2010... More »

TrustPower names Hydro Tasmania Hawksworth as CEO, replacing Tempest
7 Dec, 2:50pm
TrustPower Ltd, the utility controlled by Infratil Ltd, named Hydro Tasmania executive Vince Hawksworth as chief executive, replacing Keith Tempest... More »

Two new appointments strengthen Hirepool
20 Nov, 10:57am
New Zealand's leading rental solutions provider, Hirepool, has strengthened its position in the South Island with two important new signings... More »

Hallenstein's troubleshooter resigns
9 Nov, 9:40am
Roy Dillon resigned as acting chief of clothing chain operator Hallenstein Glasson Holdings having previously steered the clothing chain’s menswear division through the recession... More »

Hellaby taps John Maasland as chairman, replacing Falconer
6 Nov, 1:20pm
Hellaby Holdings Ltd., the diversified investment group whose shares have recovered from the record low reached in March, named John Maasland as chairman, effective immediately... More »

OceanaGold names Nyrstar's Bibby as CEO, Engelbrecht reverts to CFO
5 Nov, 11:30am
OceanaGold Corp., which operates goldmines at Macraes and Reefton, named Nyrstar’s Paul Bibby as chief executive, gaining a metallurgist whose experience includes 23 years at Rio Tinto... More »

ANZ National names Nick Freeman as CFO, creates new role of chief credit officer
5 Nov, 11:10am
ANZ National, New Zealand’s biggest banking group, named Nick Freeman as chief financial officer and announced the creation of a new role of chief credit officer... More »

Botherway joins DNZ Property Fund board
3 Nov, 2:58pm
DNZ Property Fund has appointed former high profile fund manager and shareholder advocate Simon Botherway, as an Independent Director... More »

New chief executive for NZ King Salmon
3 Nov, 2:40pm
New Zealand King Salmon chief executive Paul Steere has stood down after 15 years strong stewardship to pursue other business interests... More »

McKinnon adds to his directorships
3 Nov, 2:30pm
Colin McKinnon is now the executive director of two investment associations as he joins Angel Association New Zealand... More »

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