New 'big Chiefs' step in

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:11
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The two-time defending Super Rugby champion Chiefs named their new board to take over the governance of the franchise.

The two-time defending Super Rugby champion Chiefs named their new board to take over the governance of the franchise under the new license agreement recently issued by New Zealand Rugby.

After a comprehensive recruitment process, the appointments panel selected a Board comprised of five independent directors and two investor appointees.

Dallas Fisher, Matthew Boyd, Jon Mayson, Tony de Farias and Craig Norgate were appointed as the independent board members -  with Craig Vincent and Philip Brown selected as the two investor appointments.

The new board members provide a strong mix of commercial and rugby experience and provide good representation across the Chiefs region.

Dallas Fisher is the former Chiefs Limited Chairman and a Breakers Basketball founder, who has many business interests and directorships.

Matthew Boyd is a professional board director and was the recent Deputy Chairman of the former Chiefs board.

Jon Mayson is the former Chief Executive of the Ports of Tauranga and a professional company director.  

Tony de Farias is a former Bay of Plenty Rugby Union board member and sits on multiple boards in the agri-business sector

Craig Norgate is a former independent director of the NZRU, Taranaki Rugby Union and was the founding CEO of Fonterra

Craig Vincent is the current CEO of Architectural Profiles Limited in Hamilton.

Philip Brown is a Taranaki based entrepreneur and developer.

Chiefs CEO Andrew Flexman is excited by the composition of the new board.

"I believe this group of people offer us the right blend of commercial, sporting and governance experience to take our organisation to the next level," Flexman said.

A Chairman of the new board will be appointed in the near future.

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