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Depth of Manufacturing Steers the CMA

14 September 2004

Depth of Manufacturing Steers the CMA

Celebrating the 125th Anniversary is a milestone for any organization. It is especially meaningful as the Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association is the only organization in New Zealand with continuous service to manufacturing. This event was celebrated at a recent black tie dinner with the funds raised going to the Canterbury Medical Research Foundation.

At the recent 125th Annual General Meeting of the Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association four new members were elected to the Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association Council, they are:

Guy Stewart, Chief Executive of Skope Industries Limited Frank Owen, Chief Executive of GPC Electronics Limited Patrick McBreen, Chief Executive of Kiwi Labels Limited Lloyd Mearns, Managing Director of Pandect Electric Solutions Limited These people bring their wealth of knowledge and very senior skills to help steer the direction of the Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association and are additional to the Council who were elected:

President Rex Williams, Chief Executive, Holcim NZ Ltd Senior Vice President Gordon Sutherland, Chief Executive, A W Fraser Ltd Vice President John Errington, Managing Director, Gough Technology Ltd Immediate Past President Glenn Keen, General Manager, Hubco Automotive Ltd Council and Executive Members Malcolm Corbett, Managing Director, Terra Lana Products Ted Mace, Managing Director, Mace Engineering Ltd Dr Robin Mann, Advisory Member Cameron Moore, Director, Torrens Enterprises Ltd Allen Voss, General Manager, Davin Industries Ltd David Walker, General Manager, Kovacs Design Furniture Ltd Brian Willoughby, Managing Director, Contex Engineers Ltd Council Members Mark Barnes, Plant Manager, Electrolux Home Products (NZ) Ltd Bill Beavan, Advisory Member Bill Broadhead, Advisory Member Nigel Burson, Chief Executive, MCP Products Ltd Stuart Castle, General Cables NZ Ltd, Plastics Trade Group Representative Grant Chellew, Managing Director, Wyatt & Wilson Print Ltd Graeme Dreaver, Classique Furniture Ltd, Furniture Trade Group Representative John McCallister, Managing Director, Victor Hydraulics Ltd Chris Port, Managing Director, G L Bowron & Co Ltd Bruce Russell, General Manager, Dakin Group of Companies Council Members (continued) Pablo Silber, General Manager, Gelita NZ Ltd Bernard Major, SI Operations Director, Lion Breweries South Rick Smith, Factory Manager, Patience & Nicholson Ltd Kurt Snyder, Manager V2500 Operations, Christchurch Engine Centre Robert Stewart, Chairman, Skope Industries Ltd Sir Angus Tait, Chief Executive, Tait Electronics Ltd Keith Whiteley, Managing Director, CWF Hamilton Ltd


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