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Councils approve new chairman for Techscape board

3 March 2004
Media Release (For Immediate Release)

Councils approve new chairman for Techscape board

Waitakere and North Shore City Councils have appointed a new chairman to the board of their jointly-owned company, Techscape Limited.

Techscape director Nelson Cull replaces the current chairman, Ross Jewell, who is retiring on March 31 after almost four years on the company’s independent board of directors.

Mr Cull brings more than three decades of management experience, having worked for a number of petroleum companies in New Zealand, Australia and London.

In recent years he has held the positions of General Manager (Retail) at Contact Energy and Chief Operating Officer at Works Infrastructure. He is currently the director of three companies - Kerifresh Ltd, Harbourside Group Holdings Ltd and Netball New Zealand.

Also retiring, as part of the board’s rotation policy is long-standing member Bruce Connor. He will not be replaced at this stage.

A council-controlled trading organisation, Techscape specialises in maintenance, contracting and asset management, primarily in greenscape areas, water and wastewater.

Both Councils took the opportunity to thank Mr Connor and in particular Mr Jewell for the effort he has made on behalf of Techscape during the period of his chairmanship.


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