Ralph Norris joins Fletcher Building board

20:50, Jan 20 2014
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SIGNING UP: Sir Ralph Norris is joining the board of Fletcher Building.

Former Air New Zealand and Commonwealth Bank of Australia chief executive Sir Ralph Norris has joined the board of Fletcher Building.

Norris is also a director of Fonterra and Origin Energy and is a member of the boards of the Treasury and the New Zealand Olympic Advisory Committee.

Fletcher chairman Ralph Waters said Norris would bring valuable skills and experience from leading large organisations, in both New Zealand and Australia.

In 2011, when Norris retired from CBA after a 40-year career in the banking sector, he was Australasia's highest-paid chief executive after taking home A$16.2 million (NZ$17.3m).

Norris appointment as Fletcher director will be effective from April.

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