10 Dec 2010

New independent director appointed by Tainui

12:30 pm on 10 December 2010

Tainui Group Holdings has appointed Barry Harris as an independent director.

Mr Harris is currently director of sustainability at Fonterra and was previously chief executive at Waikato Regional Council.

TGH chairman John Spencer said Mr Harris brings strong commercial development experience and skill to the board.

Mr Harris replaces Jonathan Eriksen who has been on Tainui Group's board for six years.