SkyCity Entertainment Group intends to appoint Donna Cooper as Non Executive Director
Thursday 20 July 2023
This appointment remains subject to approval by regulatory authorities in each of the gaming jurisdictions in which SkyCity operates, a process which normally takes some months to conclude. Pending receipt of those regulatory approvals, Donna will be available to assist the SkyCity Board in an advisory capacity.
Donna Cooper has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry, most recently as Chief Executive Officer of TSB Bank Limited where she has led the organisation through material transformation, significant regulatory uplift and growth in residential lending. Prior to this, she was Chief Executive Officer of The Warehouse Financial Services Group and Managing Director and General Manager New Zealand of Baycorp (NZ) Limited. She has also held a number of senior executive roles with American Express International over a 10-year period in New Zealand, Australia, India and the United Kingdom.
Donna is currently a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors and a member of the Global Women’s Leadership Network. She is also currently, up until 28 July 2023, the Chair of the NZ Bankers’ Association’s Domestic Banks Group and a member of the NZ Bankers’ Association’s Governing Council.
Donna holds a Master of Arts in International Business from the Rennes School of Business, France, and a Bachelor of Business from the Auckland Institute of Technology.