Auckland company director, Brian Corban, has been appointed
Chairman and Governor on the board of Radio New Zealand Ltd
for a three-year term, the Minister of Broadcasting, Marian
Hobbs, announced today.
Mr Corban succeeds John Isles,
whose term expires at the end of the month.
Mr Corban has
had previous experience in the broadcasting sector. He was
Foundation Chairman of Television New Zealand Ltd and before
that, Deputy Chairman of the Broadcasting Corporation of New
Zealand. He also chaired the Ministerial Advisory Committee
that led to the formation of Radio New Zealand Ltd and
Television New Zealand Ltd.
Ms Hobbs thanked Mr Isles for
his services to public radio. He served on the board of RNZ
and the preceding establishment board, for seven years, the
last two as chairman.
Ms Hobbs said Mr Corban brings a
wealth of experience in his new role having also served on
other media boards including the New Zealand Listener Ltd.
He is Chairman of Genesis Power Ltd, one of the three
state owned enterprises created from the split-up of ECNZ.
Mr Corban also advises a number of businesses and
institutions, is active in community organisations and is
Chairman of the Melanesian MissionTrust
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