Auckland Council has appointed the board of Development Auckland, a new council body being set up in September to undertake large-scale developments in conjunction with the private sector.
The board will be chaired by Sir John Wells, who chairs Auckland Council Property Ltd(ACPL), which is merging with Waterfront Auckland to create the new council-controlled organisation.
The other board members are Richard Aitken(deputy chairman), Mike Pohio, Martin Udale, Anne Blackburn, Richard Leggat, Susan Macken, Evan Davies and Paul Majurey.
Waterfront Auckland chief executive John Dalzell will become chief executive of Development Auckland and ACPL chief executive David Rankin has been appointed director strategy and engagement.
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As well as continuing to focus on the waterfront, Development Auckland will work on Ormiston Town Centre, Papatoetoe Town Centre, Hobsonville and Tamaki redevelopment.