GOVERNANCE

 

Board of Directors

Mark Kenneth Eglinton

B. Com., LLB (Otago)
Non-Executive Director
Committees
Audit
Nominations
Last re-elected 2016

Mark Eglinton is currently the CEO and a director of NDA Group (NDA). NDA is a NZ-based international engineering group, which has a large presence in the US, and where Mark spends a considerable amount of his time. Prior to joining NDA Group, Mark worked for Tenon for nine years, including five years as CEO from 2005 through to 2009, and before that four years as Commercial Director and head of Tenon’s US-based consumer solutions business. Prior to Tenon, Mark held a number of positions within Fletcher Challenge Building, including Managing Director of Fletcher Aluminium. Mark is also a trustee of the Young Enterprise Trust.

The Board has determined that Mr Eglinton is an independent Director.

 

Stephen Garfield Kasnet
BA University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
Non-Executive Director
Committees
Nominations
Remuneration
Last re-elected 2016

Mr Kasnet is currently Chairman of Rubicon Limited, the holding company of the Company’s largest shareholder, Rubicon Forests Holdings Limited. He is also Chief Executive Officer of Calypso Management LLC, President of Ocean Manchester Corporation, director of the First Ipswich Bank, Trustee of the Governors Academy and Vice Chairman and lead director of Two Harbors Investment Corp and lead Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. He has previously held the roles of President and Chief Executive Officer of Harbor Global, a prime asset of which was a timber harvesting and sales operation in eastern Russia covering over three million acres of concession area, Managing Director of First Winthrop Corporation and Winthrop Financial Associates in the US, President and Chief Executive Officer of Raymond Property Group and Dartmouth Street Company and also Executive Vice President of the Pioneer Group Inc. in the US. His responsibilities there covered the global strategic investments for the Pioneer Group, including venture capital and timber operations.

The Board has determined that Mr Kasnet is not an independent Director because he is the Chairman of Rubicon Limited, the holding company of the Company’s largest shareholder, Rubicon Forests Holdings Limited.

 

Stephen Brent Walker
BCom, BSc (Auckland)

Mr Walker was appointed to the Board in December 2016. He brings a wealth of experience in investment management, financial markets and governance, having been a leading investment manager and analyst with over 25 years of experience producing high-quality analysis and insights on a wide range of Australasian companies and sectors. He is Executive Officer of Methodist Trust Association and a director of Wood Engineering Technology Limited.

The Board has determined that Mr Walker is an independent director.