Lawyer claims Takeover Panel’s top post

by Sol Dolor01 Nov 2017
Andrew Hudson has been named the chief executive of New Zealand’s Takeovers Panel.

He was previously the panel’s general counsel. Before joining the organisation in 2011, he was in private practice, specialising in corporate law.

“The panel is delighted that, following a comprehensive search, and with competition from strong candidates, Andrew was identified as the best candidate for the position,” said chairman Andy Coupe. “Andrew is highly experienced and respected by market practitioners, and I am confident that his appointment will be well received in the market.”

Hudson succeeds Margaret Bearsley.

“On behalf of the panel, I would like to thank Margaret for her leadership, energy and drive during her six years at the helm. Margaret was an outstanding chief executive and has played a key role with the panel for many years. Margaret leaves the panel in great shape and goes with our thanks and best wishes,” said Coupe.

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