Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Tourism Holdings Ltd Appointment of Director

13 November 2007 NZX Market Announcement


Tourism Holdings Limited Appointment of Director - Graeme Wong

Mr Keith Smith, Chairman of Tourism Holdings, announced today the appointment of Mr Graeme Wong as a Director of the company. Graeme graduated from Victoria University with a BCA(Hons) and has since worked for 29 years in the financial and investment markets. He spent six years in stockbroking, two years establishing the New Zealand Futures Exchange and 12 years as the New Zealand Investment Manager for Brierley Investments Limited.

He subsequently founded and became Executive Chairman of Southern Capital Limited, an investment company listed on New Zealand Exchange and focusing on property and equity investment. Southern Capital evolved into Hirequip New Zealand Limited, the largest general equipment hire firm in New Zealand, with 55 branches throughout the country. The business was recently sold to private equity interests. Graeme is currently Chairman of Clocktower Games Limited, which is producing a computer video game for international distribution utilising new technology to create photo-real 3D graphics.

Graeme's previous directorships include Sealord Group Limited, Tasman Agriculture Limited, Magnum Corporation Limited (now DB Group Limited), and At Work Insurance (the State Owned Enterprise formed by the previous National Government to insure workplace accidents). He was also, for nine years, an Alternate Director of Air New Zealand Limited. He is also a member of the Management Board of Samuel Marsden Collegiate School.

“Mr Wong brings to the board his wide range of strategic and operational management skills. We are delighted that he has accepted the invitation to join the THL Board,” Mr Smith said.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Onetai Station: Overseas Investment Office Puts Ceol & Muir On Notice

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has issued a formal warning to Ceol & Muir and its owners, Argentinian brothers Rafael and Federico Grozovsky, for failing to provide complete and accurate information when they applied to buy Onetai Station in 2013. More>>

ALSO:

Tomorrow, The UN: Feds President Takes Reins At World Farming Body

Federated Farmers president Dr William Rolleston has been appointed acting president of the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) at a meeting in Geneva overnight. More>>

ALSO:

I Sing The Highway Electric: Charge Net NZ To Connect New Zealand

BMW is turning Middle Earth electric after today announcing a substantial contribution to the charging network Charge Net NZ. This landmark partnership will enable Kiwis to drive their electric vehicles (EVs) right across New Zealand through the installation of a fast charging highway stretching from Kaitaia to Invercargill. More>>

ALSO:

Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>

Earlier:

Marketing Rocks!
Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>

ALSO:

Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news