EROAD Chief Executive Steven Newman said the company is delighted to welcome Mr Dale, one of New Zealand’s experienced financial leaders, to its executive team.
“It’s valuable to have such an experienced figure in the New Zealand corporate sector to strengthen EROAD’s executive team as we build momentum through this time of high growth and transformation,” said Mr Newman.
“Mr Dale was selected from a strong field of candidates and is a respected leader in the accounting and finance community, with more than 25 years’ experience in some of New Zealand’s leading companies,” he said.
“We are delighted to welcome Mr Dale to the team as we continue to grow our business in New Zealand and internationally. His knowledge and expertise will help deliver positive results for EROAD and our shareholders, maintaining our focus on growth and building strong future earnings,” said Mr Newman.
Mr Dale said he is excited to be joining the EROAD senior executive team in December 2016.
“EROAD has built an exciting business and has significant opportunities in front of it, particularly its international expansion,” said Mr Dale. “EROAD is a respected New Zealand company and plays an integral role in the transport ecosystem, solving complex problems for its participants, including vehicle operators, insurers, NZ Transport Agency and vehicle leasing companies. I look forward to contributing to the team and adding value for EROAD shareholders as we move forward,” he said.
Mr Dale has worked in New Zealand, Australia and North America, and held CFO positions at Sealord Group, PGG Wrightson, and Auckland International Airport, as well as Commercial Director at Fonterra (Ingredients). He holds a Bachelor degree in Commerce (Accounting and Finance) and is on the board of Ravensdown Fertilizer (Co-operative) Limited.