Sir John has extensive commercial experience having held several senior positions in the New Zealand banking and finance industry.
Formerly the Chief Executive Officer of ANZ National Bank, Sir John is a director of NPT Limited (Chairman), Steel & Tube Holdings Limited (Chairman), Turners & Growers Limited (Deputy Chairman) and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Sir John is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, Fellow of the Institute of Financial Professionals New Zealand, Fellow of the Institute of Directors and a Life Member of the Australian Institute of Banking and Finance.
As the former Chief Operating Officer of Saatchi & Saatchi (Worldwide), and its Chief Executive Officer (New Zealand) and Chairman (Australasia) for over eight years prior, Peter is widely respected in global advertising and marketing and has extensive knowledge and expertise in both Australasian and global markets.
Peter was appointed to the APN Board in November 2013.
Peter is also a director of STW Communications Group and the founder and Chairman of Lewis Road Creamery Limited. Peter was previously on the Board of SKYCITY Entertainment Group.
Carol is a chartered accountant and member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Carol is a director of The Business Advisory Group, a chartered accountancy practice, where she advises privately owned businesses. Prior to that, she was a partner at Ernst & Young for over 25 years. Carol has extensive financial experience and a sound understanding of efficient board management.
Carol is a director of NZ Post Limited, Kiwibank Limited, Kingfish Limited, Marlin Global Limited, Barramundi Limited, NPT Limited, T&G Global and a number of other private companies and is chair of Ronald McDonal House Charities.