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Guest Lecture: Tony Carter - Digital developments from a director's perspective

Page updated Apr 28, 2016

Event Details


Presentation material for Tony Carter's lecture presented at the Treasury on 7 April 2016.

Tony will speak about the importance of customer centricity in successful companies and the way technology is evolving this. As a director rather than an executive he will focus on a governance perspective and how boards are thinking about this issue. While he will focus largely on Air New Zealand who are probably more advanced than most companies in this space, he will also bring experiences from both his executive career but also from the other companies he is involved with. It will be very much an interactive session with plenty of time of questions and discussion.

About Tony Carter

BE (Hons), ME, MPhil (Loughborough)
Tony Carter was previously Managing Director of Foodstuffs (Auckland) and Foodstuffs (New Zealand), New Zealand's largest retail organisation, and a director of a number of related companies. He has extensive experience in retailing, having joined Foodstuffs in 1994 and from having owned and operated several Mitre 10 hardware stores, and was a director and later Chairman of Mitre 10 New Zealand. Mr Carter is Chairman of Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, Air New Zealand and the Blues LLP, a director of ANZ Bank New Zealand, Fletcher Building and Avonhead Mall, and a trustee of the Maurice Carter Charitable Trust.

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