Board of Directors

Intelligent growth and commercial nous underpins our shared prosperity. Creating something of worth together is both stimulating and rewarding.

Fred Hutchings
Fred Hutchings

Fred Hutchings

Independent, non-executive Chairman

Independent, non-executive Chairman Elected September 2012. Extensive commercial and business experience as a partner of PwC for 27 years. Previous...
Cecilia Tarrant
Cecilia Tarrant

Cecilia TARRANT

Independent, non-executive Director

Independent, non-executive Director Chair Sustainability Committee and member Remuneration Committee Appointed 27 April 2017 Cecilia has over...
Martyn Brick
Martyn Brick

Martyn Brick

Non-executive Director

Non-executive Director Elected April 2013. Extensive experience in agribusiness having worked in rural banking, finance and horticulture. Former...
John Burke
John Burke

John Burke

Non-executive Director

Non-executive Director Elected April 2012. Extensive agribusiness experience including in kiwifruit, having been the general manager of Kiwifruit...
Amiel Diaz
Amiel Diaz

Amiel Diaz

Non-executive Director

Non-executive Director Elected August 2009. 30 years’ executive management experience in the fresh produce industries. Head of the Philippine...
Ashley Waugh
Ashley Waugh

Ashley Waugh

Independent, non-executive Director

Independent, non-executive Director Elected May 2014. Extensive experience in fresh foods industry, and was CEO of Australia’s National Foods...
Peter Ratahi Cross
Peter Ratahi Cross

Peter Ratahi Cross

Non-executive Director

Non-executive Director Chair of several Trust Boards throughout the Eastern North Island. Chair of Te Awanui Huka Pak and Ngā Tūkairangi Trust,...
Robert Farron
Robert Farron

ROBERT FARRON

Independent, non-executive Director

Appointed 1 September 2021 Robert is based in the Bay of Plenty.  He has 30 years of executive management experience across professional...

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