Opinion

Tilt directors' award richly deserved

Jenny Ruth
Wed, 02 Mar 2022

Tilt directors' award richly deserved
Former Tilt director Fiona Oliver led the independent directors' committee. (Photo: supplied)
Jenny Ruth
Wed, 02 Mar 2022
New Zealand corporate history is replete with supine directors who rolled over for the major shareholder, so it's fitting that the NZ Shareholders' Association (NZSA) Beacon award this year has gone to four directors who defied the norm.Fiona Oliver, Anne Urlwin, Philip Strachan and Geoff Swier received the award for "an outstanding example of principle and courage", NZSA director Martin Watson said in a statement.They were Tilt Renewables' independent directors who stood up to 51% shareholder Infratil when it tried t...

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