Smol to join Contact board

Gavin Evans
Mon, 24 Sep 2018

By Gavin Evans Sept. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Former top public servant David Smol is to join the board of Contact Energy next month. Smol previously ran the Ministry of Economic Development. He established the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment in 2012 and ran it until 2017. Contact chair Rob McDonald said Smol’s extensive experience in the energy sector and in public sector leadership will strengthen the board. The company, like the other major generator-retailers, is working hard to ensure the industry doesn’t become a po...

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