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SOE board appointments


3 May 2013

SOE board appointments

State Owned Enterprises Minister Tony Ryall today announced two new appointments and eight reappointments across eight SOEs plus Dunedin Airport.

At Kiwirail, John Spencer has been reappointed as the Chair of both the commercial SOE, Kiwirail Holdings Ltd, as well as the land holding entity, New Zealand Railways Corporation.

Traci Houpapa, of Hamilton, is to be reappointed to the Board of Landcorp Farming Ltd and will also become Deputy Chair following the retirement of Warren Larsen.

New director appointments:

Airways Corporation: Grant Kemble, partner with national law firm Russell McVeagh.

Landcorp: David Nelson is a sheep and beef farmer and businessman from Wairarapa. He is Chair of the Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre.

The SOE Minister thanked retiring board members for their efforts and service, and wished them well for their future endeavours.
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