Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Southern Regional Young Executive of the Year announced

Winner of Southern Regional NZIM/Eagle Technology Young Executive of the Year announced

Mike Wilson, Operations Manager for K9 Natural Foods Ltd, was announced on Friday as the winner of the NZIM Southern region round of the NZIM/Eagle Technology Young Executive of the Year award. He demonstrated a talent for product development and innovative business practise. Next he will compete for the national title in Auckland on 27 November, as part of the Deloitte/Management Magazine TOP 200 awards.

K9 Natural Foods Ltd is a Canterbury based company that launched in 2006 and manufactures 100% natural, raw dog food. It is now an award winning fast-growing company exporting to 19 countries throughout Asia, USA, Canada, Europe, and Australasia. Mike has an overwhelming sense of purpose a desire to maximise opportunities for consumers to identify the source of all ingredients in their pet nutrition and for all these ingredients to be produced in New Zealand and exported abroad.

Mike’s personality and management style demonstrate a humility not always seen in one whose achievements are so notable (and so early in his career experience). His CEO, Calvin Smith describes him as having the insight of a natural leader and “leading from the front, 100% solution focussed and always seeking buy-in from his team”.


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

ICT Innovation: Six NZ Finalists In World Summit Awards

The awards are a global showcase of 40 projects, across eight categories, with a special emphasis on those which show the benefits of information and communication technology for the development of communities. New Zealand has finalists in six of the eight categories. More>>

ALSO:

Final Frontier: Rocket Lab And NASA Sign Commercial Space Launch Agreement

Rocket Lab has signed a Commercial Space Launch Act Agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The agreement enables Rocket Lab to use NASA resources - including personnel, facilities and equipment - for launch and reentry efforts. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: Wheeler Downplays Scope For ‘Large’ Rates Fall

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler says some market commentators are predicting further declines in interest rates that would only make sense for an economy in recession, although some easing is likely to be needed to maintain New Zealand’s economic growth. More>>

ALSO:

Ruataniwha Dam: Consent Conditions Could Mean Reduced Intensity

Legal advice sought by the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council on the Ruataniwha Dam consent conditions has confirmed that farmers who sign up to take water from the dam could be required to reduce the intensity of their farming operation to meet the catchment’s strict nitrogen limit. More>>

Health And Safety: Bill Now Sees Rules Relaxed For Small Businesses

Health and safety law reform sparked by the Pike River coalmine disaster has been reported back from the industrial relations select committee with weakened requirements on small businesses to appoint health and safety representatives and committees. More>>

ALSO:

Bearing Fruit: Annual Fruit Exports Hit $2 Billion For First Time

The value of fruit exported rose 20 percent (up $330 million) for the June 2015 year when compared with the year ended June 2014. Both higher prices and a greater quantity of exports (up 9.0 percent) contributed to the overall rise. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news