Michael Barnett honoured for business advocacy

Michael Barnett honoured for business advocacy
Michael Barnett spearheaded programmes that helped thousands of young people and migrants to find work. (Image: Auckland Business Chamber)
Riley Kennedy
Michael Barnett has been made a companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to business.Barnett, who was already an officer of the order, stepped down as chief executive of the Auckland Business Chamber this year after nearly 30 years in the role.He told BusinessDesk he was “very honoured” by the acknowledgement.“Obviously it is great for me, but I’m mindful of the people around me because I couldn’t have done it without them.”The chamberThrough his role at the chamber, Barnett was able to suppor...

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