Ron Carter (businessman)

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Sir Ronald Powell "Ron" Carter, ONZ KNZM (born 1935), is a retired New Zealand businessman.


Carter graduated from Auckland University College in 1958 with a Master of Engineering degree in civil engineering.[1] Joining the Beca engineering company in 1959, he retired as its chairman in 2002.[2]


Carter was appointed a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to engineering and business administration in the 1998 New Year Honours,[3] and made a member of the Order of New Zealand in the 2014 Queen's Birthday Honours.[4]


  1. ^ "New Zealand university graduates 1870–1961: Ca–Cl". Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Highest honour for 'call me Ron'". 2 June 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "New Year honours list 1998". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 31 December 1997. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Sir Ron Carter receives highest honour". Radio NZ. 2 June 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 

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