[6 June/ Business Day: NZ Farmer]

Chris Kelly, best known for his previous role as CE of Landcorp,  said he was humbled by the Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit bestowed on him in the Queen’s Birthday honours. Mr Kelly said he was proud to be part of a wonderful industry which was not only important for New Zealand but also a great place to work. Mr Kelly is currently chairman of Beef and Lamb Genetics, a director of the Crown Irrigation Investment Company, and chancellor of Massey University.