15th June 2021 Ebos / People
Healthcare and animal care company Ebos Group has appointed Dr Tracey Batten as an independent director.
Katherine Turner is to leave the seafood company in September after three years in the role.
NZ Apples and Pears Inc’s chief executive of nine years, Alan Pollard, is to step down from his role later this year.
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AGMARDT has announced the appointment of Trish Rankin as the next associate board member to join its board of trustees.
Christchurch biotechnology company PharmaZen, which trades as Waitaki Biosciences, has made two appointments to its board.
Wine business Dionysus Investments, which owns the Messenger, Mutu and Moana Park Estate brands, has poached two marketing specialists from The Warehouse Group to expand its Auckland team.
Nine young people from across the primary sector have came together at Mataatua Marae in Whakatane for the official launch of He Tatai Rangahua – the Food and Fibre Youth Network.
Hayes Taylor has been appointed general manager of Auckland-based supplement and vitamin company Swiss Wellness NZ.
New chief executive Colin Bond replaces outgoing boss Nikki Johnson.
Laura Grant will join Blis’s executive team in the role of e-commerce director on 24 May 2021.
Foodstuffs South Island general manager of supply chain, John Mullins, is retiring after 43 years working for the grocery group.
Zespri Group has appointed the former Goodman Fielder and Griffins Foods chief executive Alison Barrass to its board as an independent director.
T&G Global’s chairman of nine years, Professor Klaus Josef Lutz, is to step down at the end of its annual meeting on 23 June 2021
Stuart Irvine to stand down after more than eight years at the helm of drinks
CFO’s departure follows that of chief executive Leon Clement and director of operations Mark Toomey.
Former Fonterra sales director will head up non-alcoholic business arm in NZ.
New Zealand seafood company Sanford has appointed Mark Cairns as its newest board member.
Ebos animal care and consumer brands chief executive Sean Duggan has resigned.
The former New Zealand Apples & Pears chair will take over from Mike Chapman on 14 June.
Rob Hewett has been appointed Silver Fern Farms Co-operative chair following the announcement on 29 April that Richard Young was standing down.
Five horticulture heavyweight’s have thrown their name in the ring for two existing vacancies on the Horticulture New Zealand board.
After nearly nine years in the role, Nitschke says now is the time to call it a day.
Former world discus champion Beatrice Faumuina is a new brand ambassador to the Just Life Group.
Leon Clement will leave the listed dairy company at the end of April.
Leanne Stewart replaces outgoing CEO Stu Hutchings.
Sandi Reily is the the new marketing, events and communications manager for Hospitality New Zealand.
The chief executive of Kiwifruit Vine Health is leaving the biosecurity organisation after three years to take up a top job with the Ministry for Primary Industries.
Former managing director Graeme Lord has stepped in as the winemaker looks to replace John Freeman, who resigned in February.
Mark Toomey has resigned from the specialist diary company after just over a year in the role.
Spencer Sonn steps into the role from Woolworths Holdings South Africa.
The long-time CEO will leave the South Island supermarket co-op in February next year.
Former head of customer & commercial, Julie O’Toole, takes up a new role.
Atkins Ranch CEO Jim Goodall will take over from Todd Grave at the meat processor.
Tania Bui is the new brand director of CSD PepsiCo brands Pepsi Max, Pepsi, Mountain Dew and 7UP.
The vacancies came as two directors will retire by rotation this year.
Freeman intends to relocate to Australia with his family but will remain with Delegat until late March.
Export boss David Boyd says New Zealand exports have been “remarkably resilient”.
She replaces Jeremy Hood who has been interim chief executive.
The role is to be based at the Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) in Hawke’s Bay.
David Parker has been appointed minister of the newly named Ministry for Oceans and Fisheries, formerly known as the Ministry of Fisheries.
Jim van der Poel, who chairs the DairyNZ board, and Colin Glas would each serve another three-year term on the board.
Sanford chief executive Volker Kuntzsch has resigned.