Our Congratulations to Past Chairman – Bryan Ewart Johnson (ONZM), Wellington
We are very proud to report that our past Chairman, Bryan Johnson of Wellington has been honoured in the New Year's Honours List becoming an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) for his services to business and philanthropy.
Bryan has had a distinguished business career joining stockbrokers Jarden & Co in 1966 to become the firm's fourth staff member and in 1977 became Managing Partner.
Bryan, along with his partners the sometimes named 'Jarden boys', laid the foundations of the firm that is today and was the leading influence in New Zealand financial markets in the 1980's.
Bryan has a substantial range of commercial and community interest including ownership of the internationally acclaimed vineyard Spy Valley Wines.
Bryan has been involved with the Award for many years including acting as Chairman from 1997 to 2003 and as a Trustee. Bryan was instrumental in the rapid growth of the Award in New Zealand during his time as Chairman and is also a Member of the International World Fellowship.
Chris Luoni - Chairman
31 December 2014