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Institute of Directors announces new President Elect

21 December 2012

Institute of Directors announces new President Elect

Media Release

The Institute of Directors (IoD) today announced an election had been held for the position of President and Vice-President of the Institute of Director’s National Council.

Current Vice-President Stuart McLauchlan has been elected President and Council member Michael Stiassny, Vice-President. Both appointments will be confirmed and become effective at the IoD’s AGM in April 2013.

Denham Shale, Current IoD President said “It is my pleasure to announce Stuart McLauchlan as our President Elect. Stuart is a highly experienced director and chairman who has been involved with the Otago Southland Branch committee for many years, currently as Chair. He is also currently Chairman of PHARMAC, UDC Finance Ltd, Scott Technology Ltd and Dunedin International Airport. His appointment is significant for the IoD as it is the first time that the role of President of the Institute of Directors has been held by someone from the Otago Southland branch in almost 20 years.”

“I’m also pleased to announce Michael Stiassny as Vice-President Elect. Michael is a highly experienced businessman, director and chairman who is currently Chair of the Auckland branch of the IoD and of Vector Ltd. I’m sure that under Stuart and Michael’s guidance the IoD will continue to go from strength to strength.”

Stuart and Michael will take up their new roles in April 2013.

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