Boult goes to Hawkins

Jim Boult

Free audio stream, including stories that are padlocked on our site. Listen on any device, anywhere. Updated twice daily. The audio stream takes several seconds to start on Android devices.

Launch Radio player

Southern businessman Jim Boult has been appointed executive director of Hawkins Group.

A couple of weeks ago he resigned as chairman of Christchurch City Council’s City Care because of potential conflict of interest.

The conflict may arise from competing for the same work.

There is also a possibility City Care may be privatised and acquired by a larger infrastructure group.

Hawkins says it is New Zealand’s largest privately owned construction and infrastructure business.

Hawkins group chairman, Arthur Young, says Mr Boult’s skills and experience complement Hawkins existing governance and executive strengths.

“As a tier one national construction business we have been looking for the right person to bolster our South Island presence. He already has a keen understanding of our business having been the former chief executive of Christchurch International Airport during the recent terminal expansion programme for which Hawkins was the lead contractor.”

c.hutch@clear.net.nz


This article is tagged with the following keywords. Find out more about MyNBR Tags

1 Comment & Question

Commenter icon key: Subscriber Verified

A great addition to a company on the rise.

Reply
Share
  • 0
  • 0

Post New comment or question

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

NZ Market Snapshot

Forex

Sym Price Change
USD 0.7567 0.0000 0.00%
AUD 0.9753 0.0000 0.00%
EUR 0.6945 0.0000 0.00%
GBP 0.5084 0.0000 0.00%
HKD 5.8650 0.0000 0.00%
JPY 90.0730 0.0000 0.00%

Commods

Commodity Price Change Time
Gold Index 1198.2 -6.000 2015-03-27T00:
Oil Brent 56.4 2.710 2015-03-27T00:
Oil Nymex 48.9 -2.560 2015-03-27T00:
Silver Index 17.1 -0.071 2015-03-27T00:

Indices

Symbol Open High Last %
NZX 50 5833.2 5854.2 5833.2 0.36%
NASDAQ 4863.7 4899.3 4863.4 0.57%
DAX 11920.2 11954.1 11843.7 0.21%
DJI 17673.6 17729.1 17678.2 0.19%
FTSE 6895.3 6910.6 6895.3 -0.58%
HKSE 24541.4 24549.9 24497.1 -0.04%
NI225 19374.7 19590.0 19471.1 -0.95%