[6 October/ Business Day: NZ Farmer]

Alliance Group has appointed Heather Stacy to the new role of livestock and shareholder services general manager. Ms Stacy previously held roles as general manager of international farming for Fonterra New Zealand and general manager of milk supply for Fonterra Australia. Alliance Group Chief Executive, David Surveyor said Ms Stacy’s commercial and leadership experience gave her an understanding of the full industry value chain as well as the needs of farmers and the wider industry. Mr Surveyor added that Ms Stacy’s appointment was part of the company’s strategy to provide more value to its farmer shareholders. Ms Stacy would begin her role on 21 November.