KiwiRail appoints Rob Jager as Non-Executive Director

Johnson Partners is delighted to have partnered with KiwiRail on the appointment of Rob Jager as Non-Executive Director

Chair David McLean has moved to further strengthen Board capability with the appointment of Directors with vision – individuals with a significant contribution to make – whose different skills and experience can be brought together to produce real “value-add” benefits as the transformation and growth strategy accelerates and gains momentum.

Rob Jager has extensive executive, industry and board experience following a career of more than 43 years with Shell in a variety of executive roles, including Chairman and Vice President of the Shell Companies in New Zealand and more recently as Vice President of Shell Australia’s Prelude Floating LNG and wider East Browse assets offshore of Western Australia.

Rob’s strong environmental ethos and extensive asset and crisis management experience complements his passion for Health and Safety and the wellbeing of all those who are part of and affected by KiwiRail’s business.

He previously served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Beach Energy in Australia, as well as of Air New Zealand for nearly nine years, including as Chair of the Board Health, Safety and Security Committee. During his career Rob chaired the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of NZ as well as the Business Leaders Health and Safety Forum.

Rob holds a BE Mechanical Engineering (Hons), MBA (distinction), MAICD, and is a CMinstD, and FENZ.

Thank you to the Account Team: Simon Monks, Natalie Stones, Katie Mills and Wendy Sole.

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