Mobile payment app, Pushpay, has appointed two new directors to the company’s board.
Graham Shaw and Peter Huljich will join the Pushpay board, with Rodney Macdonald to retire, effective January 22.
Shaw has been appointed as an independent director and will also join both the audit and risk management committee and the nominations and remuneration committee. Huljich has been appointed by Christopher Huljich as his alternate non-executive director.
Shaw is a chartered accountant with more than 30 years experience in business. He sits on a number of corporate and not for profit boards, and has extensive SaaS governance experience from being on the board of Xero for eight years and more recently, Gentrack.
He spent 10 years with KPMG primarily as an advisor to businesses. He then joined Works Infrastructure where he held a number of finance roles before being appointed Chief Executive Officer, leading the company to substantial growth and successful expansion into Australia. Graham has also been Chief Executive Officer of Kensington Swan, one of New Zealand’s national law firms.
Graham has a BCom from the University of Canterbury, is a Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand, a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Management and a Companion of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand.
Huljich is an investment professional with 15 years experience. He is a partner of Christopher and Banks Private Equity and has served on a number of listed and unlisted boards including Diligent Board Member Services, Mike Pero Mortgages, and Sugar International.
In addition to these changes, Macdonald will retire from the board as planned following completion of the hand over of his management duties to incoming CFO, Derrell Hunter.
Pushpay chairman, Bruce Gordon, extended his gratitude to Macdonald for his dedicated and thoughtful service to the company.
Pushpay is a mobile commerce tools allows secure non point of sale payments between consumers and merchants and services three target markets: the faith sector; non-profit organisations, and enterprises (both small medium enterprises and corporate organisations).