Appointment of New Directors
We are pleased to advise that Kate Parsons and Sue Tindal will join the Company as Non-Executive Directors from 1 January 2017.
“We have been on the lookout for appropriate individuals to bring onto Mainfreight’s Board for some time”, says Bruce Plested. “We are delighted that Kate and Sue have accepted these appointments, and we look forward to the energy and skills they will bring to their roles”.
Kate Parsons has over 20 years’ finance experience in a number of industries both in New Zealand and overseas. Kate’s passion for high tech, high growth New Zealand success stories, led her to CFO roles at Endace, PowerbyProxi and most recently Compac Sorting Equipment; positions which have given her extensive experience in steering companies through growth and change.
Sue Tindal is currently Group CFO at Auckland Council, and prior to that was a Director, Consulting at PriceWaterhouse Coopers. Sue returned to New Zealand in 2014 after 15 years overseas and has a wealth of international experience in the financial services, energy and IT sectors, having held numerous senior/chief executive roles at Westpac and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
Both Directors will stand for election at our Annual Meeting of Shareholders on 27 July 2017.
Welcome to the team Kate and Sue.
Our Board of Directors is a group with diverse backgrounds and views which they are not afraid to express. Each member is here because they have unique and relevant insights or experience which directly benefit our business. Board meetings are never dull with members continually challenging the status quo and pushing to create a better Mainfreight.