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From Fast Food to Forests - New HR Director

From Fast Food to Forests: new Human Resources Director gets down to business at Carter Holt Harvey

A new Human Resources Director got down to business this week at Carter Holt Harvey, Australasia’s leading wood fibre processing company with 10,500 employees.

She is Christine Parker, formerly Director of Human Resources for Restaurant Brands Ltd. Christine has previously held senior HR roles within Fletcher Challenge and the Automobile Association.

Her responsibilities include strategy and organisational development, HR operations, Mariner 7 (the company’s specialist HR business), Industrial Relations and leading a team of HR consultants for the company’s operations in both New Zealand and Australia.


Carter Holt Harvey ( is a wood fibre processing company with significant interests in wood products, packaging, tissue, forests and pulp and paper. A major exporter, Carter Holt Harvey’s leading brands include Sorbent, Deeko, Treasures, Customwood, Ecoply, Kopine, Pinex and Bestwood. The company employs 10,500 people directly and has a head office in Auckland, New Zealand.

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