Entries by tim.mccready

Dynamic Business: A ‘Kodak’ moment for banks (NZ Herald)

bit.ly/2BGpw7D If the companies within the financial services industry are to survive the fourth industrial revolution, they must embrace emerging technologies. That was the message from Likhit Wagle, IBM Asia Pacific’s general manager financial services, at the 2018 INFINZ conference this month. “If the financial services industry continues at its current rate and pace — […]

Dynamic Business: Excellence in Governance (NZ Herald)

Sanford – Keeping it fresh Sanford — a finalist for the category in last year’s awards — has taken the MinterEllisonRuddWatts Excellence in Governance award in 2018, in recognition of the company’s strong focus on being a good corporate citizen, with broader considerations beyond its commercial activity. Sanford, New Zealand’s biggest and oldest seafood […]

Dynamic Business: Chairperson of the Year (NZ Herald)

Chairperson of the Year: Peter McBride of Zespri Peter McBride, Chair of the national kiwifruit export marketer Zespri, has presided over what is expected to be New Zealand’s fastest-growing primary export sector in the year ahead, according to Government forecasts. “Unlike other countries, co-operatives in New Zealand are more influential in the economy,” says […]

Dynamic Business: Moving the line upwards

New Zealand’s Top 200 companies have seen increases in revenue, profits, and total assets this year writes Tim McCready. The high-level view of the 2018 Deloitte Top 200 Index shows total revenues for Top 200 companies increasing from $177.4b in 2017 to $191.1b in 2018 — a jump of 7.7 per cent, and up […]