Vince Hawksworth to join Mercury on 30 March.


26 March 2020 - Mercury’s appointed Chief Executive, Vince Hawksworth, will take up his position with the company on Monday 30 March.

Mercury’s Chair, Prue Flacks, said it was greatly appreciated that Trustpower had agreed Mr Hawksworth, former Chief Executive of Trustpower, could bring his start date forward from the previously announced 28 April.

“A lot of activity is underway in relation to Mercury’s and the energy sector’s response to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Given these extraordinary times, it has been agreed that Vince will join the team early and will assist Mercury to manage its response in a way that supports our people, communities and the country,” Ms Flacks said.


ENDS

Howard Thomas
General Counsel and Company Secretary
Mercury NZ Limited


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