New General Manager appointments

04 August 2014

Transpower announced today that it had made two new appointments to its General Management Team, filling two of its vacant positions.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Alex Ball has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer. Alex is a qualified Accountant and has held senior finance positions within New Zealand and internationally, including with Ernst & Young in Singapore, Australia and London. He has  reviously been a CFO with both TelstraClear and Vector, and has held a number of directorships including Chairman of Liquigas Limited.

General Manager Grid Development

Stephen Jay has been appointed to the role of General Manager Grid Development. Stephen, a Chartered Electrical Engineer, is currently a Board member of the Electricity Engineers Association and joins Transpower from his current role as General Manager with Mitton ElectroNet – an engineering consultancy business. Stephen has had a long and varied career within the industry, including time with C.E.G.B/National Power/Nuclear Electric, Midlands Electricity PLc, Parsons Brinckerhoff  Power, Meridian Energy and Transpower.

Alex will take up his role with Transpower on 1 October 2014. Stephen’s start date will be advised in due course.