Dale Morrison has been CFO of McConnell Dowell since 2002. Over the last 20 years Dale has progressed through a number of accounting positions in various locations in McConnell Dowell. He relocated to the Melbourne head office in 1998 originally as Finance Manager – South East Asia.
Dale is a Director of McConnell Dowell Corporation Ltd and 25 group subsidiary companies in Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia and the Middle East. Dale is also a member of the Audit Committee and manages the day-to-day finance function for the group and is responsible to maintain relationships with key external stakeholders eg bankers, insurers and other parties. Part of the role is to ensure management and shareholders have accurate and timely financial information and to co-ordinate the external annual audit. Dale also manages IT and systems development and manages our tax and corporate compliance.
Dale’s background is as a qualified accountant (CA) with a BCom out of Auckland University. His work experience started at BTR’s Head office in London where he worked for three years before returning to New Zealand in early 1988 to start work at McConnell Dowell in Auckland, New Zealand.