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Appointments to transport agencies

Appointments to transport agencies

Transport Minister Paul Swain today announced two new appointments to the boards of government transport agencies.

Ron Tannock has been appointed to the Civil Aviation Authority for a two-year term, starting on 1 January 2003.

“Mr Tannock was nominated for the CAA board by the Board of Airline Representatives of New Zealand and brings to the role 35 years experience and knowledge of the aviation industry,” Paul Swain said.

Until his recent retirement Mr Tannock was General Manager Operations International for Air New Zealand.

Managing an annual budget of $1.25 billion, Mr Tannock was responsible for the operation, service delivery and financial performance of in-flight, ground operations and logistics.

Colin Knox has been appointed to the board of Transfund New Zealand for a two-year term, also starting on 1 January 2003.

“Mr Knox is highly qualified for the role with extensive experience in public sector management and government, as well as in large commercial organisations,” Paul Swain said.

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