Metro Performance Glass - Board of Directors


Metro Performance Glass has an experienced and balanced Board. Its members collectively contribute a diverse range of skills and backgrounds including executive and governance roles at various building products companies, publicly listed companies and other significant entities both in New Zealand and internationally. The Board comprises an independent, non-executive Chairman, and five independent non-executive directors.

Below are the profiles of the board of directors

Peter Griffiths - Independent, Non-Executive Chair, Member of the Audit and Risk Committee

After a career in the energy industry, Peter has become a professional director. His last executive position was as Managing Director of BP Oil New Zealand, retiring in 2009. He has previously served on a number of boards including Z Energy, Marsden Maritime Holdings, The New Zealand Refining Company, and New Zealand Oil & Gas. He is also Chair of the New Zealand Business and Parliament Trust and has private interests in general aviation. Peter holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from Victoria University of Wellington.

Angela Bull - Independent, Non-Executive Director, Chair of the People and Culture Committee

Angela is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Tramco Group Limited, a large New Zealand property investment company, a director of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand and, and a director of Callaghan Innovation Research Limited. She joined Tramco Group in February 2016. Prior to leading Tramco, Angela held a number of senior positions over a 10-year period with Foodstuffs, most recently being General Manager Property Development for Foodstuffs North Island. This was preceded by a legal career, including roles with Chapman Tripp, the Crown Law Office, and Simpson Grierson. She holds Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of Auckland.

Graham Stuart- Independent, Non-Executive Director, Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee

Graham has over 30 years’ experience in senior executive and governance roles in New Zealand and internationally. He was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Sealord Group from 2007 to 2014 and prior to that was Chief Financial Officer and Director of Strategy with Fonterra Co-operative Group from 2001 to 2007. Graham is the chair of EROAD Limited, an independent director and chair of the audit committee of Tower Limited, and independent director and Chair of Northwest Healthcare Property Management Limited. He is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand. Graham has a Master of Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Otago.

Russell Chenu - Independent, Non-Executive Director, Member of the Audit and Risk Committee

Russell has significant experience in the corporate sector with more than 23 years in senior management roles. He has considerable expertise in senior finance-related roles, including with building products companies. Russell is currently an independent director and the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of ASX-listed businesses CIMIC Group Limited and Reliance Worldwide Corporation Limited. He previously served on the board of James Hardie Industries plc. Prior to this he had a 23-year career with James Hardie Industries plc, holding various management and executive positions in a number of countries, including most recently serving as Group Chief Financial Officer from 2004 to 2013. Russell also served as Chief Financial Officer for several ASX-listed companies (TAB, Delta Gold, Australian National Industries and Pancontinental Mining), and previously was Treasurer of Pioneer International. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne, a Master of Business Administration from Macquarie Graduate School of Management and is a Member of the Society of Certified Practising Accountants (Australia).

Rhys Jones - Independent, Non-Executive Director, Member of the People and Culture Committee

Rhys has had a 30-year career working in the Australasian building material and packaging industries. He is currently the Executive Director and Chairman of the Executive Board of Vulcan Steel Limited, a large privately owned trans- Tasman steel distributor with over 30 business units across Australasia. Rhys is also a director of Carbine Aginvest Corporation Limited (formerly Tru-Test Corporation Limited) and Ridley Corporation Limited. Prior to joining Vulcan Steel in 2006, he held senior roles in particular with Carter Holt Harvey Ltd and Fletcher Challenge, including as Chief Operating Officer of the Pulp, Paper and Packaging business of Carter Holt Harvey. Rhys holds a Master of Business Studies degree from Massey University and a Bachelor of Science from Victoria University of Wellington.

Mark Eglinton - Independent, Non-Executive Director, Member of the People and Culture Committee

Mark is currently the Group Chief Executive Officer and a director of NDA Group, a leading international engineering and fabrication business. Prior to this, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Tenon Limited (NZX listed at that time) from 2005 to 2009 and held several senior positions with Fletcher Building, including the role of Managing Director of Fletcher Aluminium & Plyco Doors from 1999 to 2001. Mark has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Otago.