Chief Financial Officer
Dorian started with Westland as its Chief Financial Officer on 21 August 2017. British-born, Dorian’s background includes working for the Linde Group (formerly the BOC Group) since 1997. Prior to joining Westland he was Linde’s Financial Director for the Africa, UK and Ireland region, as well as Group CFO and Board member for Afrox - a subsidiary listed on the Johannesburg stock exchange. The role involved leading all aspects of finance for a huge region that covered more than 20 countries, serving more than 400,000 customers and with revenues of NZD2.5 billion.
Dorian also has prior New Zealand experience, having worked as CFO for Elgas, the largest Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) business in the South Pacific. During this time, he supported the establishment of Elgas New Zealand and served on the Liquigas Board.
He has worked on significant mergers and acquisition deals across multiple sectors and countries, supported the successful development of capital intensive business opportunities, and led the restructuring of complex businesses to deliver sustainable growth.