Michael O'Donnell

PHOTO: Michael O’Donnell

New Zealand’s longest-standing property site, realestate.co.nz, has appointed two new directors.

Joining the board are Angela Bull, Chief Executive of Tramco Group Ltd, and professional director Michael O’Donnell.

Fairfax Moresby, realestate.co.nz chairman, says the team are thrilled to be working with boardmembers of such a high calibre.

“Both Angela and Michael have extensive leadership and governance experience and, having come from different industries, bring new perspectives to the table.”

“We welcome their insights and expertise to guide the direction of realestate.co.nz,” says Fairfax.

Angela brings a strong property background to the role with more than 20 years’ experience in property investment, retail developments and infrastructure.

She has held several senior executive positions during her career, including a role as General Manager of Property Development for Foodstuffs North Island. Prior to that she spent 10 years working in law, including roles with Chapman Tripp, the Crown Law Office and Simpson Grierson.

Angela is currently an independent director for the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand, a director for government agency Callaghan Innovation; and a non-executive director and chair of the people and culture committee for Metro Performance Glass.

Michael is a full-time director and a national business columnist for Stuff Media. He has experience in financial services, SaaS, ecommerce and tourism; and is host of television show “Start Me Up”.

He currently holds directorships with Kiwibank, Kiwi Wealth, Radio New Zealand, G2G, Serato, Tourism New Zealand and Raygun. Michael is also the chair of appointment scheduling software company, Timely.

Michael was previously chief commercial officer of vWork, chief executive of G2G, chief operating officer of Trade Me and head of distribution at AMP Capital.