24 May, 2016

Mary Quin joins Westpac NZ board

Experienced international executive and director Mary Quin has been appointed to the board of Westpac New Zealand.

Currently the Chief Executive of Callaghan Innovation Ms Quin returned to New Zealand in 2013 after a highly successful near 30 year executive career in the United States that included companies such as Eastman Kodak and Xerox Corporation where she held roles with global responsibility.

Ms Quin has also contributed leadership to community initiatives for organisations such as the American Heart Association, the entrepreneur mentoring programme Athena Society in addition to advocating on healthcare issues and disadvantaged students.

In 2014 she was named by the Herald as New Zealander of the Year for her role in testifying at the US trial of a terrorist that masterminded an attack on a tourist party in Yemen that she was part of. She earlier wrote a best-selling book of the attack that included how she tracked down and confronted the terrorist.