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Govt bugbear wins Deloitte 200 chair of the year award

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 03 Mar 2022

Govt bugbear wins Deloitte 200 chair of the year award
Plain-spoken: Patrick Strange, chair at Chorus and Auckland airport. (Image: Supplied)
Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 03 Mar 2022
The chairman of Auckland International Airport, Patrick Strange, has taken out the chair of the year award at the annual Deloitte Top 200 awards, while Infratil was named company of the year.Strange made headlines last year when he corralled a group of senior business leaders to press the government for clearer timelines for exit from covid-19 restrictions, earning the ire of the Beehive at the time.Behind the scenes, he has continued to be a prime mover on covid issues including the push last year to make rapid antigen tests available at a tim...

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