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Milford appoints Lindsay Wright to its board

She will be returning to New Zealand to take up the role by May 1, 2024.

Lindsay Wright.

Thu, 23 Nov 2023

Milford has announced that Lindsay Wright has joined the company’s board as a director.

Currently the CEO of Sun Hung Kai Capital Partners Ltd based in Hong Kong, Wright is leaving this role and returning to New Zealand by May 1, 2024.

Milford chair Anthony Quirk said: “Lindsay’s extensive experience over a long period in the global funds management industry will add significant value to our business in both New Zealand and Australia.”

Commenting on her appointment, Wright noted: “I am delighted to have joined the board of a fast-growing manager like Milford.

“I am excited to contribute to the continued growth in New Zealand and Australian markets,” she said.

Wright is currently a non-executive director of NZX Ltd, chair of its Audit and Risk Committee, and member of the Clearing House Committee. She is also a non-executive director of Navigator Global Investments (ASX:NGI).

Wright’s previous governance roles have included deputy chair and audit committee chair of the NZ Super Fund; a board member and member of the Financial, Audit and Disclosure Committee at Kiwibank; and a board member of GMI Wealth.

Previous executive roles include co-head of APAC BNY Mellon Investment Management; head of institutional and investment solutions APAC Invesco; head of Asia and global COO and head of strategy and business development at Matthews Asia; and CEO at Harvest Alternatives and head of strategy Harvest Fund Management (Beijing) – all based in Hong Kong.

Wright also spent 23 years with Bankers Trust/Deutsche Asset Management in various senior leadership roles spanning Auckland, Sydney, Tokyo, Singapore, and New York.

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