Mr Hamilton comes to The Warehouse Group with significant CEO and financial markets experience. He was CEO of Silver Fern Farms Limited where he successfully led the business through a period of significant change and improvement in financial performance, health & safety, staff and supplier engagement, sustainability and consumer trust in the brand.
His career includes 12 years at global investment bank Deutsche Bank, working in both Australia and New Zealand, where he advised a wide range of companies on M&A, capital management, corporate restructuring and capital raising.
Other current directorships Mr Hamilton holds include Fulton Hogan (Chair), Tappenden Holdings, Auckland International Airport and Skyline Enterprises. He is on the Audit & Risk board committees for Auckland International Airport and Skyline and the Health & Safety committees of Fulton Hogan and Auckland International Airport (Safety and Operational Risk).
Mr Hamilton holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration from Victoria University and is a Chartered Member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.
Mr Hamilton will attend his first Board meeting as a director on 28 May 2020 and, as required by the Company’s Constitution, will stand for election by shareholders at the Annual Shareholder Meeting in November.