Former Westpac CEO appointed KiwiRail board chair

Former Westpac CEO appointed KiwiRail board chair
KiwiRail's new board chair, David McLean. (Image: Supplied)
Oliver Lewis
Former Westpac New Zealand chief executive David McLean has been appointed KiwiRail board chair.KiwiRail’s shareholding ministers Grant Robertson and David Clark made the announcement on Friday, noting McLean’s experience would provide “additional governance oversight” for the state-owned rail operator.KiwiRail has had an acting chair since May, when Brian Corban died, leading to accusations from the National party and union leaders that the government had been “idle” appointing a replacement, particularly wi...

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