Port Taranaki Ltd has announced the appointment of Chris Ferguson as Chief Financial Officer.
A Chartered Accountant, Chris joins the Port from the oil and gas sector having most recently been the CFO of Tag Oil, based in New Plymouth. He previously held senior finance roles in other energy companies including the New Zealand Energy Corporation, Origin Energy New Zealand, Swift Energy and Fletcher Challenge Energy.
Announcing the appointment, Port Taranaki’s CE, Guy Roper, said that he and his Executive team are looking forward to the leadership that Chris will bring to the Port’s finance, risk and information systems areas.
“With his understanding of the energy industry, a sector critical to our business, Chris is well placed to make a valuable contribution to our company.”
Chris takes up his new role on 23 May, replacing John Lehman, the previous Business Services Manager who left Port Taranaki in March.