Before this, Miles held a number of leadership roles across Fonterra, including Group Co-operative Affairs Director and General Manager Middle East, Africa, Russia and Eastern Europe, where he led a period of sustained growth across the region. Earlier in his career, Miles worked as the General Manager of Global Sourcing and oversaw the streamlining of the Co-operative’s European operations.
Miles has completed management programmes at INSEAD (International Executive Development), London Business School (Finance), Kellogg’s North-Western University (Global Sales) and the International Institute for Management Development (Marketing).
Prior to that, he was Fonterra’s South Island Regional Operations Manager. In this role, he oversaw the greenfield development of the Co-operative’s Darfield site.
Robert has more than 20 years’ experience in the food and dairy industries. After managing the Northland Dairy Company’s Dargaville site, he moved to Australia in 1999, where he held various roles in Goodman Fielder Australia. From 2008 to 2011 he led two Australian food companies before returning to New Zealand. Robert holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical and Materials).
The daughter of a milkman, Judith grew up helping her father on his daily milk run.
She has extensive experience in senior leadership and business turnarounds. Prior to joining Fonterra, she was the Managing Director of Heinz Australia. Before that, she was the CEO and Managing Director of Goodyear Dunlop for Australia and New Zealand, and was also previously Managing Director of Angus and Robertson.
She has served as a Non-Executive Director on the DuluxGroup Board since April 2011 and is a Director on the Global Dairy Platform Board. Judith has a degree in Microbiology and Virology.
Prior to that, he led Fonterra’s Supplier and External Relations team, and was Managing Director of Fonterra’s Global Trade overseeing the launch of GlobalDairyTrade. From 2005 to 2007 he was the Director of Sales and Operations Planning. Kelvin holds a Chemical and Materials Engineering Degree, a Master of Management and a Diploma of Dairy Science and Technology.
His division was responsible for product distribution for 140 countries, focusing on the innovation pipeline and customer and market development. He has worked in both emerging and established markets, including China, Japan, Thailand, Europe and the US. Marc has a strong track record and is known for his commitment to leading and developing his people while building diverse and inclusive teams.
He has a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and an International Masters of Business Administration, Finance and German from the University of South Carolina, Columbia USA.
After joining Fonterra in 2002, Mike has worked on many of Fonterra’s most significant projects, including the buyback of the Anchor brand in New Zealand, Trading Among Farmers, the Governance and Representation Review.
In 2014, Mike was appointed to the role of Managing Director of Corporate Affairs. Leading up to this executive position he gained experience for the broader portfolio through his role as Group Director for Governance and Legal and time as the General Manager of Strategy Deployment.
Prior to Fonterra, Mike’s background is in law, and he holds a Bachelor of Law and Arts from the University of Auckland.
Her specialties include building organisation capability and culture, extensive change management experience, managing shared service centres, organisation design, talent management and executive management development.
Deborah is a New Zealander but through her career has lived and worked in Singapore, Belgium, Czech Republic, the United Kingdom and Germany. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and Diplomas in Business Management and Personnel Management.