Christopher Luxon

New Zealand CEO and politician

Christopher Mark Luxon[1] (born 19 July 1970) is a New Zealand politician and businessman. He is the leader of the New Zealand National Party and is the Leader of the Opposition since 2021. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Botany electorate since 2020. He was the chief executive officer of Air New Zealand[2][3] from 2012 to 2019.

Christopher Luxon

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Luxon in 2021
40th Leader of the Opposition
Assumed office
30 November 2021
Prime MinisterJacinda Ardern
DeputyNicola Willis
Preceded byJudith Collins
15th Leader of the National Party
Assumed office
30 November 2021
DeputyNicola Willis
Preceded byJudith Collins
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Botany
Assumed office
17 October 2020
Preceded byJami-Lee Ross
Majority3,999
Personal details
Born (1970-07-19) 19 July 1970 (age 52)
Christchurch, New Zealand
Political partyNational
Spouse(s)Amanda Luxon
Children2
Alma materUniversity of Canterbury (BCom; MCom)
Known forFormer CEO of Air New Zealand
WebsiteOfficial website

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Who is the new National Party leader Christopher Luxon?". Newshub. Retrieved 30 November 2021.
  2. "Christopher Luxon". Bloomberg News. Archived from the original on 10 November 2019. Retrieved 10 November 2019.
  3. Block, George (4 November 2019). "National chooses former Air NZ boss Christopher Luxon as Botany MP candidate". Stuff. Archived from the original on 21 August 2020. Retrieved 10 November 2019.