Joan Withers

Warehouse chairwoman Joan Withers said "We have made significant headway in transforming the business over the last year" (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

Warehouse beats annual profit forecast, keeps dividend unchanged

Fri 22 Sep

Under the leadership of chief executive Nick Grayston Warehouse has embarked on a three-year strategy to lift profitability.

Warehouse chairwoman Joan Withers says the retail business is its top priority (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

Warehouse agrees to sell financial services unit to SBS for $18m

Mon 24 Jul 7

The retailer wants to focus its capital and people resources on its core retail business.

JOAN WITHERS: 2015's Chairperson of the Year no longer personally shoulder-taps potential board candidates (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

From shoulder-tapped mates to meritocracy

Fri 21 Jul

An extract from professional director Joan Withers new book, A Woman’s Place.

Joan Withers (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

JOAN WITHERS: Could the Feltex collapse have been avoided?


Ms Withers broaches the subject of the NZX continuous disclosure rules on Sunday Business with Andrew Patterson.

KIRSTEN PATTERSON: To say the talent is not there is not true

‘Glacial’ change at the top disappointing

Fri 5 May

There are plenty of initiatives to try to address New Zealand’s boards being skewed to old, white men.

TVNZ chief executive Kevin Kenrick

$60.3 million refurbishment ‘in the best interests of TVNZ,’ says Kenrick

Tue 6 Sep

Television New Zealand chief executive clarifies who paid what and why, declines to discuss potential Spark hook-up. With special feature audio.


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