Forsyth Barr brings in heavy hitting spin doctor

Forsyth Barr has hooked public relations spin doctor Tina Symmans as a director.

Ms Symmans (pictured) was appointed to the Forsyth Barr board on July 11, three weeks after Margaret Blackburn ceased her directorship of the Dunedin-based share broker and investment bank, according to Companies Office records.

Ms Symmans is an accomplished PR practitioner and is well connected to the National Party, having been a key adviser to its successful 2008 election campaign.


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