Queenstown businessman Jim Boult has been appointed to the
Hawkins Group board of directors.
Hawkins Group is New Zealand's largest privately owned
construction and infrastructure business and a statement from
the company says Mr Boult is to join it as executive director
in a governance and business development capacity.
Mr Boult was most recently Christchurch International Airport
chief executive, a position he had held since February 2009.
He did not seek to renew his contract when it expired at the
end of last year.
In 2010, he was named Airport Personality of the Year by the
New Zealand Airports Association.
He has extensive business interests in a range of fields,
including aviation, tourism, financial services, property,
automotive, publishing and hospitality.