Timaru function with Richie Smith

8 April Timaru 2
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When: Monday 8 April

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Price: Members: Complimentary

Non-members: Complimentary

Location: Landing Service Conference Centre, 2 George Street, Timaru

Hilton Haulage - their governance journey from SME to large company

Hilton Haulage are a South Canterbury success story that has grown from being an SME to a large company now in joint venture with Ngai Tahu. Hilton Haulage’s Chairman, Richie Smith, will speak on the learnings and benefits of this journey. While being specifically within the transport sector, this background will be relevant across South Canterbury's industry sectors and for any SME looking to develop in a sustainable, long-term manner.


Richie Smith brings with him over 20 years of national and international executive leadership roles with an extensive background in agriculture and logistics. Previously he has served as the Chief Executive for companies such as the Farmside Group and GreenFields (CRT). Richie currently holds directorships in a number of companies including Hilton Haulage Transport Group, Timaru District Holdings Limited, Pivot Software Group, NZ Post and Ngai Tahu Farming. Previous directorships in a range of industries have included dairy, agriculture, telecommunications, technology and manufacturing. He has also previously held a Ministerial appointment to the South Canterbury District Health Board.  Richie is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors.


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