Left Menu
Development News Edition

Dr. Alison Watters appointed as new Chair of AsureQuality Ltd

Dr. Watters has served on the AsureQuality board for over three years, and as Deputy Chair for the past 18 months.

Devdiscourse News Desk | Wellington | Updated: 16-08-2019 06:44 IST | Created: 16-08-2019 06:44 IST
Dr. Alison Watters appointed as new Chair of AsureQuality Ltd
“Her knowledge of AsureQuality, experience in primary industries, and expertise in laboratory management set her up well to lead the board,” Shane Jones said. Image Credit: Flickr

The Associate Minister for State-Owned Enterprises Shane Jones and Minister of Finance Grant Robertson have announced the appointment of Dr. Alison Watters as Chair of AsureQuality Limited.

Dr. Watters has served on the AsureQuality board for over three years, and as Deputy Chair for the past 18 months. She is a director of Livestock Improvement Corporation and was previously a Principal Research Scientist for Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd.

"Her knowledge of AsureQuality, experience in primary industries, and expertise in laboratory management set her up well to lead the board," Shane Jones said.

I'm delighted to have the opportunity to lead the AsureQuality board and to work with management to ensure the continued success of AsureQuality," said Dr. Watters.

Dr. Watters is appointed for three years from 1 November 2019, when current Chair Janine Smith retires after nine years of service.

"Shareholding Ministers acknowledge the contribution and leadership of Ms. Smith during her time as Chair," Shane Jones said.

(With Inputs from New Zealand Government Press Release)


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

Pandemic must be impetus, not obstacle, for clean water access

To make matters worse, there are suspicions that the inadequacy of wastewater treatment methods in California, the rest of the USA, and indeed around the world may help to propagate the disease even more widely. ...

3D printing and the future of manufacturing post COVID-19

The on-demand, customizable, and localized manufacturing of product components facilitated by 3D printing has the potential to redefine manufacturing but there are certain technical, mechanical, and legal limitations that, unless ...

How UK’s 'best prepared' healthcare system failed to gauge COVID-19

The UK is proud of their public health system and its unlike any other country as around 90 percent of British public supports the founding principles of National Health Service. But without accurate data being available to stakeholders in ...

Poor on IHR capacity progress in 2019, WHO says Cambodia tops COVID-19 response

Despite being in proximity to Hubei, the original epicenter of COVID-19 pandemic, Cambodia has reported just 226 confirmed cases and zero deaths. After seeing the data, WHO appreciated Cambodias healthcare information system but experts dou...

Videos

Latest News

For pandemic jobless, the only real certainty is uncertainty

For three decades, Kelly Flint flourished as a corporate travel agent, sending everyone from business titans to oil riggers around the planet. Then came the worst pandemic in a century, leaving her jobless and marooned in an uncertain econo...

BCCI eyes start of domestic season from November 19, IPL players may miss first few rounds

The BCCI is mulling November 19 as tentative date for start of domestic season with Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament but Indian players in various IPL teams wont be able to play first few rounds due to quarantine protocols in place. The dela...

North Macedonia police find 94 migrants hidden in truck

Police in North Macedonia say they have found 94 migrants packed into a truck in a the countrys southeast. A police patrol stopped the truck with Macedonian national license plates late Saturday near the town of Radovish, 110 kilometers 68 ...

Ghazipur slaughterhouse: Mayor says norms to apply relaxed for new tender

East Delhi Mayor Nirmal Jain on Sunday said that the norms to apply to a new tender for the Ghazipur slaughterhouse have been significantly relaxed for private companies. The last date to apply for the tender floated on July 20, is August 2...

Give Feedback