Auckland Airport appoints chief financial officer

05 September 2008

Auckland International Airport Limited (Auckland Airport) today announced that it has appointed Jason Dale as its new chief financial officer reporting to Simon Moutter, chief executive officer. He will take up his new position in mid October.

Jason, 39, joins Auckland Airport from Equity Partners Asset Management where he is currently chief executive officer.

Prior to that he spent eight years with dairy co-operative Fonterra in a variety of roles including director group supply chain, group controller, chief internal auditor and commercial director, Fonterra Ingredients. He also acted as Fonterra's director on several of its international subsidiary companies. Jason has held roles with Bellsouth and KPMG in New Zealand and Canada.

Jason has a commerce degree from the University of Auckland and is a chartered accountant and member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Auckland Airport chief executive officer, Simon Moutter said "I look forward to welcoming Jason to the leadership team at Auckland Airport. The quality and breadth of his experience will be a great asset to the airport business."

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