Airport names CFO

Mark Edghill
Mark Edghill
Mark Edghill has been appointed Queenstown Airport Corporation's chief financial officer (CFO), effective February 10.

QAC chief executive Scott Paterson said Mr Edghill, originally from the United Kingdom, was a chartered accountant-qualified CFO with nearly 30 years' experience in finance and governance.

His key responsibilities would include treasury and capital planning, financial reporting, risk management and corporate compliance, along with managing the airport corporation's information technology and insurance portfolios.

Mr Edghill had previously been Z Energy's CFO and was completing a short-term contract at City Care, a Christchurch City Council-controlled trading organisation.

He held a bachelor of science (Hons) and was a fellow of CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of NZICA and the New Zealand Institute of Directors.

Mr Paterson said he was delighted with the appointment and believed Mr Edghill's skills and experience would be a great addition to the QAC executive team.

''Mark is extremely well qualified to serve as CFO.

''He has extensive experience in finance and leadership and will be invaluable as we continue to expand our business to service passenger growth.''

QAC reported a solid financial performance for the year ended June 2013, achieving 7.7% growth in revenue to $19.6 million, a net profit of $5.3 million and a shareholder dividend of $3.6 million.

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