'We are nearly there,' Fletcher chair tells shareholders

'We are nearly there,' Fletcher chair tells shareholders
Fletcher chair Bruce Hassall says the business will tough it out. (Image: Fletcher)
Victoria Young
Despite it being an annual meeting, Fletcher Building chair Bruce Hassall felt it necessary to traverse the past five years of the construction materials company’s history for shareholders on Friday. “We have no choice but to tough it out; we are nearly there,” Hassall said ahead of his re-election, referring to commercial construction projects that have dogged the firm for years. “The board and management share the frustration of our shareholders and that these have cost more to complete than planned...

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