Brian Lochore to Take Over as Hillary Commission ChairmanSport Fitness and Leisure
The Government has announced that former All Black captain Brian Lochore has been appointed the new Chairman of the Hillary Commission.
The 57-year old farmer will take over from the retiring incumbent, Sir Wilson Whineray, on Wednesday (1 July 1998).
Mr Lochore has been a member of the Hillary Commission since 1995, and currently holds the key post of Chairman of the NZ Sports Foundation Grants Committee.
It is the second time he has inherited a top sporting leadership role after taking over as Captain of the All Blacks from Wilson Whineray in 1966.