Tim is a Director of a number of companies within Veritas. He is also Chairman of SaferSleep NZ Limited, SaferSleep USA, MyWave Limited, MyWave Holdings Limited, Flossie.com and The Auckland Heart Group, NZ’s largest private cardiology practice. He is a Director of MoleMap NZ Limited, Distil Group Limited and NZX listed Plexure Group Limited.
He chairs the Remuneration Committee for Veritas and is Chair of the Audit Committee.
His earlier management career includes senior retail and operational management roles in the supermarket, retail, franchising, food and fashion industry sectors.
From 2006 to 2011 he was a Director of NZX listed Charlie’s Group Limited, representing Collins Asset Management who was the cornerstone shareholder at 19.69%. He was a member of the Finance and Audit Committee and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee. He was heavily involved in its sale to Asahi Group for $129 million in 2011.
Mr Carrington has significant hospitality experience. His senior management experience is primarily in the food & beverage sector with 14 years in DB Breweries, Lion Nathan and Heineken joint venture businesses in New Zealand, Asia and Australia including five years as Managing Director of the Heineken-Lion Joint Venture in Australia. His most recent senior management experience has been six years as CEO of pan-iwi owned Aotearoa Fisheries.
He is currently a Director and Acting CEO of Hop Revolution Limited
MComm (Auckland), CA (CAANZ)
Mr Norris has a substantial background in investment banking, mergers and acquisition and corporate advisory work. He is currently a private investor with hospitality and tourism interests, and prior to that was a Managing Director in principal investment at JP Morgan based in Hong Kong. Mr Norris has worked in significant financial institutions and banks in London and New York.
B.Com (Hons), LLB (Hons) – University of Queensland
John is an experienced investment banker and corporate adviser who has worked in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and New Zealand.
John started his career with CS First Boston in Australia in 1993, before moving to Ord Minnett / Jardine Fleming, transferring to Hong Kong in 1997. Joining ABN AMRO in Hong Kong in 1997, he then had various roles in both Equity Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions for ABN AMRO, including being responsible for NZ ECM (2001 – 2003) and holding senior positions in the group’s investment banking operations in Asia between 2004 and 2009.
John has been based in New Zealand since 2009 and, from 2010 to early 2014, was Head of ECM for Craigs Investment Partners.
John has experience working with a range of New Zealand companies, including working on the IPOs of Freightways, Skellerup, Summerset, Moa, SLI Systems and the Fonterra Shareholders Fund, as well as transactions for Veritas (the acquisition of Mad Butcher and the associated equity raising), Goodman Property, Contact Energy and Arrium.
In May 2014, John established Miro Capital Advisory Limited, an advisory firm focused on providing capital markets advice to small and medium sized companies in New Zealand, both listed and unlisted. Miro Capital is an NZX Sponsor firm as well as being the first accredited NXT Market Advisor firm.
John joined the Board in December 2014.