Don Elder

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Dr. Donald McGillivray Elder is a New Zealand engineer and businessman. He was the CEO of the New Zealand mining and energy company Solid Energy.

Biography[edit]

Don Elder was born in Christchurch, New Zealand. He attended high school at Christ's College and graduated from the University of Canterbury with a degree in engineering. He then gained a Rhodes Scholarship,[1] to go to Oxford University. Later, he moved back to New Zealand and became CEO of Solid Energy.

Elder resigned as CEO of Solid Energy on 4 February 2013, having served as the CEO for 12 years since May 2000.[2] [3]

Elder currently lives in Christchurch, New Zealand. [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Zealand Rhodes Scholars (PDF)
  2. ^ http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/elder-resigns-solid-energy-ch-135347
  3. ^ "Don Elder's grandiose Solid Energy plans". Stuff (Fairfax). 22 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Ex-Solid Energy boss asks media to leave". Stuff (Fairfax). 12 March 2013.