KKR Appoints Liz Ward as Non-Executive Director for Ritchies Transport

Ritchies Transport is pleased to announce the appointment of Liz Ward as Non-Executive Director following a comprehensive Board Search conducted by Johnson Partners, an Alliance Partner of Caldwell International.

Over 80 years, Ritchies Transport has grown into one of New Zealand’s largest and most successful bus companies. It now has a nationwide network and employs a team of close to 2000. The company is currently embarking on a significant transformation program designed to position it as a leading and innovative service organisation for the future.

Liz’ executive career includes extensive operational, contracting and commercial experience and spans a diverse range of industries including large scale infrastructure, fisheries, transport and telecommunications.

In her most recent executive role with Transport for NSW, Liz led commercial management, service delivery, performance and service improvement outcomes for Bus, Ferry and Light Rail Contracts in Greater Sydney.

Prior to this, Liz held CEO roles in New Zealand for Gough Group, CentrePort and Deep Cove Fisheries. She has also held senior transformation and operations roles for Australian organisations such as Sydney Trains and Telstra.

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