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Todd Dawson

Napier Port
Chief Executive

Todd joined Napier Port in January 2018, bringing broad commercial experience across the transport and logistics sectors. Prior to Napier Port, Todd led strategic partnerships and new ventures at Kotahi Logistics, working on the introduction of big ships to New Zealand and intermodal freight hub joint ventures.  He has over 20 years’ experience behind him, having worked on international projects including the transformation of UK supermarket Sainsbury’s supply chain. He has previously held senior roles at IBM, Toll New Zealand and Mainfreight.

Todd holds a Bachelor of Science and a Postgraduate Diploma of Business in Operations Management from the University of Auckland. He is a member of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand and is Chair of Napier Port’s intermodal joint venture at Longburn and director of Total Advantage Group in Auckland.


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