Marlborough District Council has approved the appointment of chartered accountant Alexandra Barton to the boards of MDC Holdings Ltd and Marlborough Airport Ltd.
Currently Alexandra (Alex) is an owner-director of local accounting firm, Leslie & O’Donnell Ltd. Alex’s previous experience includes over fifteen years working as both a consultant and in corporate roles in the UK, Australia and New Zealand including several years with Air New Zealand. She has a strong background in finance, strategy, governance and investor relations.
MDC holdings Chairman Richard Olliver says he is looking forward to working with her.
“Alex brings a solid skillset to our board and was the outstanding candidate in a strong field.”
Mayor John Leggett said: “Marlborough is fortunate to have attracted someone of Alex’s calibre and experience – she will be a great addition to the board.”
MDC Holdings is a council controlled trading organisation established to act as a holding company for the council’s commercial entities. MDC Holdings is 100% owned by Marlborough District Council and in turn owns 100% of Marlborough Airport Ltd and Port Marlborough NZ Ltd.