The Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Smiths City Group Limited will be held in the Commodore Airport Hotel, 449 Memorial Avenue, Burnside Christchurch (Head of the Avon Function Lounge) at 10.30am on Thursday 8th September, 2016.

THE BUSINESS OF THE MEETING

ORDINARY BUSINESS

  1. Annual Report – To receive the Annual Report for the year ended 30 April 2016.
  2. Directors – To record the retirement by rotation as a Director of the company of Mr Tony Allison. Mr Allison was appointed a Director of the company in June 2016 and, in accordance with the company’s Constitution, must retire at the first Annual Meeting following his appointment.  Mr Allison is eligible and available for election.
  3. Directors – To record the retirement by rotation as Director of the company of Mr Craig David Boyce.   Mr Boyce is eligible and available for election.
  4. Directors – To record the retirement by rotation as a Director of the company of Mr Gary Raymond Rohloff. Mr Rohloff is eligible and available for re-election.
  5. Auditors – To record the re-appointment of the auditors, KPMG, and to authorise the Board of Directors to fix their remuneration for the ensuing year.

GENERAL BUSINESS

To consider any other business which may properly be brought before the meeting.

 

DIRECTOR PROFILES

 TONY DONALD ALLISON

B COM; BA; CA; C MINST D

Independent Non Executive Director

Tony Allison joined the Board in June 2016.

Tony is currently the Chief Executive for Night ‘n Day Foodstores Limited and serves on other boards including City Forests Limited and Dunedin International Airport Limited.

Tony is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors.  His executive career includes senior positions in large accounting and legal firms along with a major construction and development company.

Tony is an Independent Non Executive Director.

 

CRAIG DAVID BOYCE

B COM; ACA; FNZIM; F INST D

Chairman and Non Executive Director

Craig Boyce is an experienced professional Director and has held directorships in many other companies.  Currently he is Chairman of Datacom Group; Ovation New Zealand; Progressive Leathers; Transdiesel and Snowy Peak.  He is also an Independent Director of Farmlands and Horizon Farms.

He joined Smiths City in 1988 and was Chief Executive from 1990 to 1999.  He joined the Board in July 1998 and was appointed Chairman in May 1999 – relinquishing his position as Chief Executive.  From May 1999 to October 2003 Craig also held various executive duties within the Group primarily with what was Smithcorp Finance Limited which was identified as a key area of strategic growth.

Craig withdrew from his wider executive duties in October 2003 to become Non Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Smiths City Group Limited.

 

GARY RAYMOND ROHLOFF

MBA

Independent Non Executive Director

Gary Rohloff joined the Smiths City Board in December 2010.

He is also currently Chief Executive Officer of Number 1 Shoes Limited.  Prior to his current position Gary has been the CEO of Warehouse Stationery Limited and Ezibuy Limited.  He has been Group Treasurer of Mercury Energy and Assistant Treasurer of Transpower Limited.

Gary is an Independent Non Executive Director and is a member of the Audit Committee.