Adams joins Competenz family

george-adams1bFormer chair of the NZ Food and Grocery Council, George Adams, is now on board with Industry training organisation Competenz.

“We’re thrilled [Mr Adams] has accepted this board appointment,” Competenz Chairman, Mike Simm, says.

“He has a great deal of experience in governance and is a strong advocate for the FMCG sector. His 25 years’ experience leading companies in New Zealand, the Pacific and Europe gives him an in-depth appreciation of the benefits of industry training to learners, organisations and the country.”

In addition to his new role, Mr Adams also holds chairman and directorship roles on the boards of the Occupational Health Advisory Board, the Business Leaders Health and Safety Forum, Mix Cosmetics, Apollo Foods Tegel Group Holdings, Insightful.Mobi and Nexus Foams. He also led the 2014 Independent Forestry Safety Inquiry.

Mr Adams will will take up his new directorship on May 1, replacing outgoing board member, Kelly Smith.