Rangatira Private Equity Appoints Mark Dossor as Chief Executive

Monday 23 July 2018

Rangatira has recently announced the appointment of Mark Dossor as Chief Executive following an executive search conducted by SEQEL Partners.

Rangatira is a Wellington based NZX listed investment management company which conducts private equity activity in a range of sectors. The organisation was established in 1937 and the company is 51% owned by the J R McKenzie Trust with other community and charitable organisations owning a further 20% of the shares. Rangatira’s mission is to increase both the capital value of its shares and dividends paid to shareholders through investing creatively and competitively. Investments the company holds (has held) include Hellers, Rainbow’s End, Tuatara Brewing, Partners Life, Polynesian Spa and Bio-Strategy.

Until joining Rangatira, Mark Dossor was the Chief Financial Officer at Accident Compensation Corporation. As well as overseeing the organisation’s finance and IT functions, Mark was also responsible for the organisation’s circa $40b investment portfolio. Previous roles included being Chief Financial Officer of New Zealand Post’s Postal Services Group and Managing Partner of Endeavour Capital, an Angel technology investor and portfolio manager. His early career was spent with private and subsequently publicly listed technology company MAS, after starting his career and gaining his early accountancy qualifications at KPMG.

Mark is a Chartered Accountant, holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration from Victoria University and has also completed the Advanced Development Programme at London Business School.