Ports of Auckland has appointed
Siobhan McKenna as a ‘Future Director’ as part of the Institute of Directors
(IoD) Future Directors programme.
Ports of Auckland has
selected Siobhan McKenna as their first Future Director, as part of the
Institute of Directors (IoD) Future Directors programme. Started in 2013, the
programme is about developing the next generation of directors and delivering
new talent and fresh perspectives at board
McKenna has a background in
media, digital and utility sectors and was
founder and CEO of MediaWorks Interactive. She is partner in a global
management consulting company headquartered in Melbourne, Australia and is currently leading transformation in part
of the education sector in New Zealand.
of Auckland Board Chair and IoD President, Liz Coutts says that the Ports of
Auckland Board is pleased to be working with the Institute of Directors.
“Good governance is a vital part of the success of New Zealand companies and to
get good governance we need a strong and diverse talent pool of young
directors. By hosting a Future Director we are playing our part in growing that
talent pool and contributing to New Zealand’s future success.”
are delighted to welcome Siobhan and look forward to her involvement with our
board over the next 12 months. As much as Siobhan will be learning from
us, we see this as a great opportunity to benefit from her background and
expertise,” says Coutts.
Future Directors was founded by Sir Stephen Tindall
(The Warehouse/Tindall Foundation), Michael Stiassny (past President IoD) and
Des Hunt (NZ Shareholders Association) in 2013 as part of the IoD’s initiatives
to provide a pipeline for future talent in governance.
Future Directors are not formally appointed to a board
and as such hold no voting rights and do not contribute to the quorum.
They are not part of the formal-decision making process, but are there to
observe and participate in discussions.
For more information on the IoD’s Future Directors
programme, please visit www.futuredirectors.co.nz
To learn more about POALs Board members please visit www.poal.co.nz/our-story/people/board
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