Is Ross Taylor Fletcher Building's latest scapegoat?

Is Ross Taylor Fletcher Building's latest scapegoat?
Tough days at the office for Fletcher Building's Ross Taylor. (Image: Supplied)
BusinessDesk reporters
Most of the focus in the Fletcher Building story is on the chief executive, Ross Taylor. But unless he is about to fall on his sword and take the rap for a product recall on piping product that has been failing in Western Australia, the real focus should be on the board, say the company’s most vocal critics. In fact, even if some huge liability is attached and proves to be the cause of Taylor’s demise, the board still must answer for a pattern of over-promising and under-delivering and destroying capital value for more tha...

More Infrastructure

Tarras airport dreams dead ... for now
Infrastructure

Tarras airport dreams dead ... for now

Christchurch airport is putting the controversial project on hold.

NZTA highlights funding 'gap' for state highway renewals
Infrastructure

NZTA highlights funding 'gap' for state highway renewals

Hello, potholes? Spending on renewals falls well behind depreciation. 

Auckland growth and weather influence Vector's results
Infrastructure

Auckland growth and weather influence Vector's results

The company reported adjusted earnings of $185 million, up 7%.

Ian Llewellyn 27 Feb 2024
'Broken' housing market a 'national disgrace': Chris Bishop
Infrastructure

'Broken' housing market a 'national disgrace': Chris Bishop

Bishop fired a not-so-subtle salvo at the contentious Wellington IHP process.

Oliver Lewis 27 Feb 2024