Appointments to board of Antarctica New Zealand
Hon Murray McCully
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Appointments to board of Antarctica
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today
announced three appointments to Antarctica New Zealand’s
Carolyn Burns, Tony O’Brien and Rob
Fyfe will serve three-year terms on the board responsible
for managing New Zealand’s programme in
“Board members are required to successfully
guide New Zealand’s activities in Antarctica and the
Southern Ocean. With these new appointments, I am confident
the board has the right mix of skills and experience to do
so,” Mr McCully says.
Professor Burns, a marine science
expert, and Mr O’Brien, a media relations specialist, will
begin their terms immediately. Mr Fyfe’s term will
commence on 1 February 2013, once he steps down as CEO of
Air New Zealand.
Tenby Powell, a founder and director of
Hunter Powell Investments, has been re-appointed for a
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