Introducing Bruce

Bruce Hassall is the Chair of Fletcher Building.

He was the CEO and a Senior Partner of PwC New Zealand until mid-2016 when he ended his 30 year career with the company. He was responsible for the executive leadership of PwC New Zealand, including the determination and execution of its strategy in New Zealand and was on PwC AsiaPac leadership team.

Mr Hassall has extensive experience with both major public and private companies and in a range of industries including retail, travel, communications, technology, forestry and entertainment sectors. He has extensive M&A, IPO and capital raising experience.

He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Bank of New Zealand, Fletcher Building, Prolife Foods and Chairman of The Farmers Trading Company. He serves as a member of the Advisory Board at the University of Auckland Business School and was a founding board member of the New Zealand China Council. He is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of CAANZ.

About Fletcher Building

We are a significant employer, manufacturer, home builder, and partner on major construction and infrastructure projects. Our roots go back to 1909, when James Fletcher built his first house with Albert Morris in Dunedin, New Zealand.

From those humble beginnings, we today employ over 20,000 people across the globe. 

In New Zealand, we employ over 10,000 people across almost every region of the country and make a significant contribution to both the national economy and many regional economies. In Australia, we have significant operations in the manufacture and distribution of building products, employing over 5,500 people across the country. We also have operations spanning Europe, the USA, and Asia. 

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