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Director Appointments and Retirement

Trustpower is pleased to announce that David Gibson and Peter Coman are joining its Board. David will join effective Monday 7 September 2020. Peter will join effective 6 November 2020, contemporaneous with Geoff Swier retiring. Geoff’s intended retirement has previously been advised in the results announcement of 27 May 2020.

David lives in Auckland and is currently a director of NZME Limited and Rangatira Limited. He is also on the Board of trustees of Diocesan School for Girls. His career background is in corporate finance with 17 years experience at Deutsche Bank and Deutsche Craigs in New Zealand. He has a B.Com LL.B (Hons) degree from University of Canterbury.

Peter lives in Auckland and is head of social infrastructure investing at Morrison & Co and a member of the Morrison & Co Management Committee. He is currently chair of RetireAustralia and of Infratil Infrastructure Property Ltd. His career background is in infrastructure and property investment management with 20 years experience in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. He has BA and BPA degrees from Auckland University and a MSc degree from Cass Business School, London.

The Board has determined that David will be an independent director and, because of his association with Infratil Limited, Peter will be a non-independent director.

Trustpower Chair, Paul Ridley-Smith, says: “We are delighted to welcome David and Peter to the Board and look forward to their contributions.”