ACC chair John Judge to step down as focus shifts to ‘rebuilding trust’

Tue, 12 Jun 2012

June 12 (BusinessDesk) - Accident Compensation Corporation chairman John Judge will step down at the end of the month, after an "agreement" that he would see out the financial year to June 30, ACC Minister Judith Collins announced. Judge's position has been under a cloud since the police declined to lay charges against an ACC claimant, Bronwyn Pullar, relating to a leak of private information by the corporation to her, which she allegedly threatened to publish. Judge had backed chief executive Ralph Stewart's decision to take the issue to th...
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