Wellington Chairman Tony Nowell announced the appointment of John Scott as a non-executive director and welcomed Mr Scott to the board.
Mr Scott is currently Executive Vice President – Global and a member of the Corporate Executive Committee for Navico, a specialist electronics company and a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of marine electronics for the recreational market, with brands operating in navigation, fishfinding equipment and value-added applications for the marine industry. He is concurrently Chief Operating Officer -Asia Pacific Region and Navico’s Executive Vice President Product Management – Global. Previous roles included Global Marketing with Navico, global operations and global product management roles with Brunswick New Technologies (marine electronics), and business development engineering and project engineering roles with Ericsson / Volex (communications), after graduating from The University of Auckland in 1997 with a Bachelor of Engineering – Mechanical Engineering.
“John Scott brings to the board more than 20 years of global experience in managing large multi-site supply chain operations, including design, technical support, procurement and delivery, with global pricing, maintenance and margin responsibility. He has been actively involved in multiple acquisition and cash raising events and has an acute knowledge of the rapidly developing dynamics of global electronics supply, big data and IoT opportunities.
“He brings valuable experience of Asia, European and North American operations, and will add considerably to our governance of strategy, innovation and new market development.”
Mr Scott is considered by the board to be an independent director for the purposes of Listing Rule 3.3.2 and will commence his duties with immediate effect.
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