Christopher Mark Luxon is a New Zealand politician and former business executive know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Career.
|Age (as of 2021)||51 years|
|Place of Birth||Christchurch, New Zealand|
|Nationality||American, New Zealand|
|Parents||Name not Known|
|Education||University of Canterbury|
|Profession||New Zealand politician and former business executive|
Christopher Mark Luxon is a New Zealand politician and former business executive who is currently serving as leader of the National Party and is the Leader of the Opposition. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Botany electorate since the 2020 general election. He was the chief executive officer of Air New Zealand from 2012 to 2019.
Christopher Luxon Family and Parents
Luxon was born in Christchurch on 19 July 1970 and lived there until age 7 when his family moved to Howick in Auckland. His father worked for Johnson & Johnson as a sales executive and his mother worked as a psychotherapist and counsellor. The family returned to Christchurch and Luxon finished high school in his birth city.He studied at the University of Canterbury there from 1989 to 1992, gaining a Master of Commerce.
Christopher Luxon Wife
Christopher Luxon Married with wife Amanda when he was 23.Now the couple have two children Together a son and daughter, William and Olivia.He says he enjoys DIY, listens to country music and likes to waterski.
Christopher Luxon Net Worth
Christopher Mark Luxon is a New Zealand politician and former business executive has an estimated Net Worth around $6 Million in 2021.
|Net Worth ( 2021 )||$6 Million|
|Income Source||Politician and Businessman|
|Income / Salary||Under Review|
Luxon has been on the boards of Tourism New Zealand and Virgin Australia.He worked at Unilever for 18 years from 1993 to 2011, eventually serving as the President and chief executive officer of Unilever’s Canadian operations.In May 2011, Luxon joined Air New Zealand and was named as the company’s chief executive officer in 19 June 2012, succeeding Rob Fyfe at the end of that year.During his eight-year leadership, Air New Zealand profits grew to record levels and the company was named Australia’s most trusted brand several times.
In February 2021, it was revealed that while Luxon was CEO of Air New Zealand, its contracting business unit Gas Turbines was assisting Royal Saudi Navy vessels, despite them blocking essential supplies like water, food and medical assistance from Yemen.
Luxon secured the National Party candidacy for the Botany electorate, which has always been won by National and was regarded as a safe seat for them,in November 2019. He won in a selection contest with National Party list MP Agnes Loheni, Howick Local Board chair Katrina Bungard, cancer drug campaigner Troy Elliott, and tech businessman Jake Bezzant, who was later selected as National’s candidate for Upper Harbour.Luxon won the seat in the 2020 New Zealand general election, defeating Labour’s candidate Naisi Chen by a margin of 3,999 votes.
Luxon’s views on abortion received media attention following his election as National’s leader. He confirmed that his personal views are pro-life, but said he would not change abortion laws should he become prime minister. The pro-choice Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand put out a statement describing his views as “not representative of the values of mainstream New Zealanders.”