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Walker Capital Management Appoints New Directors

Walker Capital Management Appoints New Directors

Boutique investment manager Walker Capital Management today announced the appointment of two independent directors, Don Turkington and Tom Jackson, to its Board of Directors, with Dr Turkington to become Chairman of the board.

Walker Capital Management Managing Director Stephen Walker said the appointments were an exciting step forward for the company.

“We are delighted to welcome Don and Tom to our board. Their wealth of experience and in-depth knowledge of the financial sector further strengthens our firm’s capabilities, and ensures we are well placed to continue our strong growth of recent years,” Mr Walker said.

Dr Turkington is a director of the Centre for Independent Studies, Sydney and a former Executive Director of Forsyth Barr and Managing Director of Cavill White Securities and Morgan Grenfell New Zealand. He is a member of the New Zealand Exchange Appeal Panel and is a trustee of The University of Auckland Foundation, Parenting with Confidence and the Auckland Philharmonia Foundation.

Mr Jackson is a former Managing Director of Guardian Assurance and was General Manager (Marketing and Distribution) at Royal SunAlliance.

About Walker Capital Management:

Walker Capital Management is a boutique investment management company specializing in the management of Australasian equity funds for high net worth individuals, superannuation funds, charities and master trusts. The firm was established in Auckland in 2001 and is privately owned by staff. Funds under management total over $220m.


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