Tighe-Umbers gets behind the road transport wheel

Staff reporters
Fri, 17 Jun 2022

Justin Tighe-Umbers. (Image: NRC)
Justin Tighe-Umbers. (Image: NRC)
Staff reporters
Fri, 17 Jun 2022
Justin Tighe-Umbers will shift from airlines to trucks, taking on the chief executive role for the National Road Carriers Association (NRC) from mid-August.Tighe-Umbers built a significant profile as executive director at the Board of Airlines Representatives (Barnz) since his appointment into that role in 2017, becoming the New Zealand voice for an airline sector essentially grounded by the turbulent pandemic restrictions of the past two years. Barnz helped secure the industry more than $1.2 billion in aviation and cargo support funding f...

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