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Name  Rosanne Meo

Rosanne Meo Dame Rosanne Meo DNZM Auckland The GovernorGeneral of New Zealand

Dame Rosanne Philippa O'Loghlen Meo DNZM OBE (born 1945/1946) is a prominent businesswoman from Auckland, New Zealand. In 1991 she was the first female president of the Employers' Federation. She sits or has sat on the boards of NZ Forest Products, Television New Zealand, Mercury Energy, Sky TV, Ports of Auckland, and Baycorp.


Personal life

Meo was educated at Baradene College of the Sacred Heart, Auckland. She has two daughters and was divorced in the early 1990s. Meo is the aunt of former All Blacks captain, Sean Fitzpatrick.

Honours and awards

In the 1993 Queen's Birthday Honours Meo was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to business management. She was made a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to business in the 2012 New Year Honours. In 2016, Meo received the New Zealand Women of Influence Award for lifetime achievement.


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