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

 

Judy Kirk appointed Chair of Airways New Zealand Board

Appointments release from Airways New Zealand
31 October 2016

Judy Kirk appointed Chair of Airways New Zealand Board

Experienced business leader Judy Kirk ONZM has been appointed Chair of the Board of Airways New Zealand, the country’s air navigation services provider announced today.

She will take over from current Chair Susan Paterson on 1 November. Susan Paterson joined the Airways board in 1996 and has been Chair since 2005.

Airways CEO Ed Sims says Susan Paterson’s broad governance capability has been an invaluable asset in enabling Airways’ growth.

“Susan’s experience across a range of industries and competitive business environments coupled with her experience of running her own business have given Airways a greater commercial and customer focus,” he says.

Judy Kirk joined the board in February this year, and brings with her an extensive background in the business and governance arena. She is also the Chair of Lotto NZ, Deputy Chair of Metservice NZ and is a member of the Institute of Directors. Previously Judy Kirk was the President of the New Zealand National Party for seven years and was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2011 for services to the community.

Mr Sims says Judy Kirk’s experience with organisations that have successfully grown their international revenue through locally developed IP exports will be a significant asset to Airways.

He says, “The opportunity with rapidly developing technology in this industry here and globally is both challenging and promising. Judy is well placed to ensure Airways’ robust governance as it achieve its future goals in this space, and I look forward to working with her.”

Judy Kirk adds: “Airways is a high performing state owned enterprise, as reflected by its strong operational and financial performance over the past year. I’m delighted to be playing a part in continuing this success as well seeing that Airways makes the most of burgeoning opportunities.”

Judy Kirk will commence her role as Chair on November 1, 2016.

Ends.


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Testing And Decontamination: New Standard On Meth Residue

Standards New Zealand has today released NZS 8510:2017 Testing and decontamination of methamphetamine-contaminated properties ... More>>

ALSO:

Mince, Etc: US Food Poisoning Lawyer At Conference

As New Zealand chefs, food experts, and MPI debate what constitutes a cooked beef burger, leading US food safety litigator Bill Marler, who made his name prosecuting the burger company responsible for a major E. coli outbreak, is keynote speaker at the Food Integrity Conference. More>>

ALSO:

Petya: New Ransomware Campaign Hits Worldwide

A new ransomware campaign known as Petya is affecting computer networks using Microsoft Windows. It was first seen affecting systems in the Ukraine, but is quickly spreading across other computer networks in Europe. More>>

ALSO:

Skodafone Goneski: Sky TV, Vodafone Drop $3.44 Billion Merger Plan

Sky Network Television and Vodafone New Zealand have terminated their merger agreement which aimed to create the country's largest telecommunications and media group, and have withdrawn an appeal against the Commerce Commission's rejection of the plan. More>>

Quake Insurance: Reforms To EQC Act Announced

· Increasing the monetary cap from $100,000 (plus GST) to $150,000 (plus GST) for EQC building cover.
· Clarifying EQC land cover is for natural disaster damage that directly affects the insured residence or access to it... More>>

ALSO: