The NZ Marine and Composites ITO has appointed Tom Warren as the new Chairman of the ITO Board. A highly experienced individual with extensive knowledge of marine-based business, Warren has a track-record of success in planning, development and operations to ensure above benchmark growth and commercial performance.
Warren’s experience across boards includes being a member of the NZMAC ITO Board since 2015, and involvement in the NZ Marine Refit Committee since 1994. Warren is currently involved in the ICOMIA Marine Executive team representing NZ, and is Deputy Chairman and on the Executive Committee for the NZ Marina Operators Association (NZMOA).
Warren is a member of the Panuku Development Auckland’s Executive team (previously Waterfront Auckland), responsible for the staff and operations of Westhaven Marina (the largest recreational marina in the southern hemisphere), Silo Marina (superyacht marina), Viaduct Harbour Marina, Wynyard Crossing, Halsey Extension Wharf, Hobson Wharf, North Wharf, and part of Wynyard Wharf. Warren is also responsible for the oversight of marina development for Panuku’s maritime infrastructural upgrades, including the Westhaven Plan.
Warren has a passion for making sure that the marine industry in New Zealand continues to be world-leading with regards to our boatbuilding, composite and marina sectors, ensuring that the depth of knowledge and skills are passed on from generation to generation. Warren brings his managements skills from 29 years in the NZ marine sector, including his practical involvement and leadership in project management, marina governance and boat yard operations. Warren was also involved in the senior management and development of the three largest boat yard and marina complexes in New Zealand.
For more information contact:
Chris van der Hor
NZ Marine and Composites Industry Training Organisation
Tel 09 360 0056