Murray is a long standing resident of Northland where he runs a significant dairy and beef farming operation. He has a Diploma in Agriculture from Massey University and is a member of the NZ Institute of Directors. Murray is currently a Director of Northport Ltd, North Tugz Ltd, President of the Whangarei Agricultural and Pastoral Society and is an Officer of the Fire Service. He is a former Director of Livestock Improvement Corporation, and Cooperative Business NZ Inc.
Murray joined the Board in October 2015 and is considered to be an Independent Director.
Ms Andrews has over 25 years experience in the property industry ranging from property development and strategy through to asset and transaction management. Kirsten’s property acumen has been built off the back of ten years with St Lukes Group/Westfield where she held a range of roles including Shopping Centre Manager and Development Manager, and five years at Westpac where she held the roles of Senior Property Manager and seconded into the National Manager of Property role responsible for the Corporate Real Estate team, property strategy and stakeholder outcomes within Westpac. She has also held roles in property development at Cooper and Company where she was responsible for conversion of heritage buildings and new development at Britomart.
Kirsten joined the Board in November 2020 and is considered to be an Independent Director.
Mr Bogle is a qualified Accountant and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. He also has a Master of Public Policy degree. He has a background in corporate governance, audit, finance and commerce and has energy and forestry sector experience at Executive or Director level. Mr Bogle is currently a Director of Marsden Cove Canals Management Ltd and an Alternate Crown Trustee of the Crown Forestry Rental Trust and is a former Director of Habitat for Humanity NZ Ltd and Habitat for Humanity (Northland) Ltd.
Mark joined the Board in October 2014 and is considered to be an Independent Director.
Tony Gibson served as the Chief Executive Officer of Ports of Auckland Ltd, February 2011 to June 2021. He has more than 40 years’ experience in shipping and logistics, and has worked in various senior roles in Africa, Asia and Europe, including European Director of Customer Operations, Rotterdam, before being appointed Managing Director P&O Nedlloyd, New Zealand and Pacific Islands in 2002. Following a take-over by Maersk, Tony served as Managing Director of Maersk New Zealand for three years. He is Chairman of North Tugz Ltd, and a Director and Shareholder of ERoad Ltd.
Tony joined the Board of Marsden Maritime Holdings Ltd in April 2018 and is considered to be a Non-independent Director and Chair of the Marsden Maritime Holdings Limited’s Remuneration Committee.
Benoit has 30 years experience in the logistics, agri-food processing and trading sectors, through a number of executive positions held in Europe, the Middle-East, Africa, the Indian Ocean and South Pacific regions. In 2002, the Marcenac family settled in New Zealand and made it their new homeland. For close to 17 years, Benoit has been the Managing Director and a shareholder of Sofrana Unilines, a leading shipping company operating in the South Pacific. For the last 10 years, the Marcenac family has owned a farm in Northland and more time is being spent there. Currently looking at investment opportunities in New Zealand, Benoit is also a Director of Fresha Export Ltd.
Benoit joined the Board in October 2019 and is considered to be an Independent Director.
Rabin is a professional director and also practices as a commercial barrister and international legal consultant specialising in the fields of construction, infrastructure development, energy and transport. Rabin has been involved with major projects in New Zealand and in over 25 other countries. He has worked with the World Bank, major corporations in both New Zealand and internationally and acted for Governments, state corporations and local authorities. Rabin is currently the Chairman of the Bank of India (NZ). His previous roles included Chair of Auckland Regional Transport Authority, Deputy Chairman Manukau District Health Board, Director New Zealand Health Partnerships, Solid Energy New Zealand, Auckland Transport, Swift Energy New Zealand and other subsidiaries of Swift Energy Company of Houston, Manukau Water, Tomorrow’s Manukau Properties, TMPL (Flat Bush) and MBF Carpenters, an Australian public company. In addition, Rabin has chaired several public hearing panels to do with transport including the 2011 Rugby World Cup Transport Forum and was a Commissioner on the 2014 Trading and Events in Public Places Bylaws Public Hearings Panel. With regard to health and safety, Rabin has been closely involved as lead director on health and safety on various boards.
Rabin joined the Board in October 2019 and is considered to be an Independent Director.
Mr Stevens has had considerable experience in a number of senior corporate roles including both operational and financial management in large companies such as DB Breweries Ltd and Heinz-Watties Ltd. Hamish became a professional director in 2010. He is currently Chairman of The Kennedys Ltd, East Health Services Ltd, Pharmaco Ltd, Evolve Education Group Ltd and Independent Chair of Waikato Regional Council’s Audit and Risk Committee. He is also a Director of Counties Power Ltd and Pacific Radiology Group Ltd. Mr Stevens is a qualified chartered accountant with an MCom(Hons) and MBA from Auckland University and also chairs the audit committees for a number of the above companies.
Mr Stevens joined the Board in October 2018 and is considered to be an Independent Director.