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AsureQuality Announces New CEO

10 March 2014


AsureQuality Announces New CEO

AsureQuality is pleased to announce the appointment of John McKay as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), commencing 3 June 2014.

John is an experienced international business leader who comes with proven experience in the food and dairy sectors and has a strong customer partnership approach.

He is currently CEO of Hansells Food Group where he runs a diverse and complex business including four manufacturing sites, and sales and distribution companies in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom.

John has extensive international business experience in Asia, Latin America and Europe including the role of Global Brands Director for Fonterra based in Singapore and Marketing Manager (Europe) for American Express. He has experience working with and forming joint ventures, having worked with Fonterra’s joint venture partners in Venezuela, Taiwan and Malaysia.

The Board looks forward to working with John in taking the company forward through its next stage of development.


AsureQuality is a commercial company owned by the New Zealand Government providing food safety and biosecurity services to the food and primary production sectors. It carries out food quality and safety testing for producers, processors and Competent Authorities around the world.

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