Around the branches

Blog: Around the branches

Canterbury AGM with Andy Coupe

27 March 2017

Canterbury Branch

Being a director is no easy task and the responsibilities are considerable, even at the best of times.  The measure of a director comes when times get tough.  At the local branch AGM on Monday 20 March, we were able to get the measure of Andy Coupe, the chair of “MOM candidate” Solid Energy.

March lunch with sponsor Aura

22 March 2017

Canterbury Branch

“I get hired by companies to hack into their systems and break into their physical facilities to find security holes. Our success rate is 100%; we’ve always found a hole.”

-Kevin Mitnick-
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Canterbury Branch Chairman's report - February 2017

27 January 2017

 Canterbury Branch

“Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.”

This statement by Leader of the opposition at the time Winston Churchill went on the House of Commons record on 11 November 1947 – a dark time of austerity in England almost seven decades ago. His radical views – including getting closer to a ‘united Europe’ – had not been welcomed by voters in the 1945 election.

Nelson Marlborough Aspiring Director Award announced

01 December 2016

Nelson Marlborough Branch

A New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Customer manager responsible for supporting business at the top of the South Island grow, is the 2016 Institute of Directors (IoD) Nelson Marlborough Branch Aspiring Director Award winner.

Canterbury Branch Chairman’s Report - December 2016

30 November 2016

Canterbury Branch

An ‘interesting’ year draws to a close and thoughts go out to all those in our region who are affected by the recent earthquakes. It sure did silence conversations about Brexit, Trump and free trade agreements. 

Auckland Emerging Director Award announced

01 November 2016

Auckland Branch

A professional service marketer with extensive experience guiding organisations through change and cultural shifts is the 2016 Institute of Directors (IoD) Auckland Branch Emerging Director Award winner.

Bay of Plenty Emerging Director Award announced

28 October 2016

Bay of Plenty Branch

A consultant with extensive experience in the health sector and passion for her new community, is the 2016 Institute of Directors (IoD) Bay of Plenty Branch Emerging Director Award winner.

Wellington Emerging Director Award announced

27 October 2016

Wellington Branch

The talent of future governance in the Wellington region was so strong, that even after reference checks, two candidates couldn’t be spilt for the title of 2016 Institute of Directors (IoD) Wellington Branch Emerging Director Award winner.

Canterbury Branch Chairman’s Report - November 2016

26 October 2016

​Canterbury Branch

"Culture isn't a prime mover. Rather it is a derivative. It forms as a result of signals employees get from the corporate processes that structure their work priorities”. 
- Lou Gerstner, former Chairman and CEO of IBM, now Chairman of the Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard Universities, quoted in the Wall Street Journal.