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Results Announced For The 2008 Fonterra Elections

Media Release
26 November 2008

Results Announced For The 2008 Fonterra Elections

Returning Officer Warwick Lampp, of Ltd, has announced the 2008 election results for the Fonterra Board of Directors, Directors’ Remuneration Committee and Shareholders’ Council.

Incumbent Directors Greg Gent and Jim van der Poel were re-elected to the Board. They will be joined by one new Director, John Monaghan. Incumbent Director, Earl Rattray, was not re-elected.

In 12 of the 14 Shareholders’ Council wards where elections were due, only one nomination for the Shareholders’ Councillor role was received so the nominees were elected unopposed. The Councillors in those wards are:

Ward Candidate
4 – Southern Northland Simon Couper
6 – Hauraki Peter West
7 – Coromandel Dirk Sieling
10 – Te Aroha Graham Hallett
13 – Matamata Grant Wills
16 – Rotorua Steve Carroll
19 – Taupo Campbell Shearer
25 – Northern Manawatu Ellen Bartlett
27 – Southern Manawatu David Manderson
28 – Wairarapa Philip Palmer
31 – Central Canterbury John Nicholls
34 – Eastern Southland Lloyd McCallum

Elections were held in Ward 1 – Northern Northland and Ward 22 - Central Taranaki, where the following Shareholders’ Councillors were elected:

Ward Candidate
1 Northern Northland Terence Brocx

22 Central Taranaki Grant Boyde

Ellen Bartlett, David Manderson, John Nicholls, Terence Brocx and Grant Boyde are all new Shareholders’Councillors.

The Directors’Remuneration Committee also welcomes a new member with the election of Philip Wilson. Incumbent Murray Holdaway was re-elected.


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