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Southern Cross Agm Results

Published: Wed 2 Dec 2015 11:14 AM
Southern Cross Agm Results
Southern Cross Medical Care Society welcomed a new director, among other business, at their Annual General Meeting held in Ellerslie yesterday.
Trustee and Director Carole Durbin retired from the board, making way for the appointment of new Director Julia Raue – who brings with her a with a wealth of experience from the information technology sector.
Chairman Greg Gent praised the contribution Ms Durbin has made to the Society over the past nine years.
“Carole has been a diligent board member and a staunch advocate for healthcare affordability for our members. Her experience and counsel will be missed.”
Other resolutions passed included:
• Annual Report received by members of the Society.
• Greg Gent re-elected as a Director.
• Elizabeth Hickey appointed to fill the role of Trustee left by Carole Durbin.
• Adopting of Amended Society Rules
The evening culminated with guest speaker Steffan Crausaz, chief executive of Pharmac, discussing the role of Pharmac in keeping access to medication affordable in both private and public sectors.
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