New director appointed for Cavalier

14 August 2012 

The Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of  Sarah Haydon to the Board of Cavalier Corporation.

The Directors have determined that she is an independent non-executive director of the Company.

sararh haydon

Sarah is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and has a B. Sc. (Mathematics) from Leeds University.


Sarah has extensive experience in strategic planning, finance, general management and organisational development. She has led very large teams of people and has strong HR and people skills and is passionate about bringing out the best in people.

She is currently a director of AsureQuality Limited, a state-owned enterprise, Chair of New Zealand Riding for the Disabled and a trustee of a charitable trust providing scholarships and fellowships for University of Auckland and University of Otago.

Sarah is an associate of The Boardroom Practice Limited and is also currently Project Director for OfficeMax Australasia focusing on major change management programmes following a year as interim Chief Financial Officer Australia.

Prior to that, she was Chief Financial Officer of OfficeMax New Zealand for 10 years. Other companies where Sarah has worked include BP (British Petroleum) plc, both in the UK and on international project work, and with TVNZ following her emigration to New Zealand in 1998.

The Directors take this opportunity to welcome Sarah and look forward to introducing her to shareholders at the Annual Meeting in November.

For and on behalf of the Board of Directors

Alan James