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Institute of Directors awards John Spencer Distinguished Fellow title

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Long-time company director John Spencer CNZM DistFInstD has been conferred the Distinguished Fellow award by the Institute of Directors (IoD) - the highest accolade the IoD bestows on its members. The award was presented last night during IoD Wellington Branch’s annual dinner.

The Wellington-based director, whose extensive governance experience spans over 17 years, has served on a variety of boards - for private and publicly-listed companies, iwi, state-owned enterprises, crown agencies and cooperatives. Included in John’s long list of directorships are being chair of Kiwirail (2010-2016), Tertiary Education Commission (2012-2017), Hamilton Airport (2013-2019), Raukawa Iwi Development Ltd (2012-present) and Tainui Group Holdings (2003-2012. He has been director on the boards of Solid Energy NZ (2005-2010), NZ Dairy Group (2009-2014), Mitre 10 NZ (2011-2018) and Tower Insurance (2003-2015), to name some.

"I am deeply honoured, humbled and grateful to receive this award - there is nothing more satisfying than being recognised by your peers," says John.

Prior to receiving this distinction, John was a Chartered Fellow of the IoD. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants ANZ. In 2011, he was awarded the Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to business.

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