Board & Management

Bruce Hassall

BCom University of Auckland, FCA (CAANZ)

Independent Non-Executive Director; Member of Audit and Risk and Nominations Committee

Mr Hassall was the CEO and a Senior Partner of PwC New Zealand until mid-2016 when he ended his 30 year career with the company.  He was responsible for the executive leadership of PwC New Zealand, including the determination and execution of its strategy in New Zealand and was on  PwC AsiaPac leadership team.

Mr Hassall has extensive experience with both major public and private companies and in a range of industries including retail, travel, communications, technology, forestry and entertainment sectors. He has extensive M&A, IPO and capital raising experience.

He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Bank of New Zealand, Chairman of  The Farmers Trading Company and Non- Executive Director of Prolife Foods and Fletcher Building Industries Limited. He serves as a member of the Advisory Board at the University of Auckland Business School and was a founding board member of the New Zealand China Council.  He is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of CAANZ.

Mr Hassall was appointed as an Independent Director of Fletcher Building Limited on 1 March 2017.