Fonterra is a global dairy nutrition company owned by 10,000 farmers and their families. Read about our company and about our farmers and markets.

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Governance and Management

We're committed to the highest standards of corporate governance and leadership.

We focus on governance in a way that promotes:

  • The interests of our Shareholders.
  • Transparency – giving our Shareholders and other stakeholders the information they need to assess our performance.
  • Effective risk management – ensuring Fonterra meets its business objectives and legal requirements.
  • A good balance between the roles and functions of our board and management team.
  • Communication with important stakeholders – including shareholders, employees, customers, farmers, governments and communities.

Related documents.

Read our Co-operative's constitution

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Management Team

Led by our Chief Executive Miles Hurrell, the team is structured to complement our strategy.

Board of Directors

Our board and management team have developed systems that reflect Fonterra’s unique characteristics and requirements as a New Zealand-based co-operative.

Fonterra Shareholders' Council

The Fonterra Shareholders' Council is an elected national body of farmer shareholders.

One of its key roles is to represent the views of all Fonterra Shareholders as suppliers, owners and investors.