[10 September/Radio NZ]

Fonterra announced the three candidates up for election to the company board after gaining approval from an Independent Selection Panel. One candidate is Jamie Tuuta. He was the chairman of Maori Television, and has held governance roles in other organisations. A second candidate is Peter McBride, who is currently the chairman of Zespri. The third candidate is Ashley Waugh, who is currently on the Fonterra board but retires under the co-operative’s board rotation requirements. He was chairman of Moa Brewing Company and served on multiple boards. All three had been approved for their skills, however needed to be voted in by the company’s shareholders. The results would be known in November.