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Nominations Have Closed for the 2014 Fonterra Elections

Nominations Have Closed for the 2014 Fonterra Elections

Nominations for the 2014 Fonterra Elections closed at 12 noon today.

The candidates for the Fonterra Board of Directors’ Election will be announced on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 following the completion of the Candidate Assessment Panel (CAP) process.

The Returning Officer, Warwick Lampp, confirmed there will be no election for the Directors’ Remuneration Committee, as Shareholders Murray Holdaway and Philip Wilson have been elected unopposed.

Nominations were also called for candidates for the Shareholders’ Council in 22 wards. An election is required in four wards, as follows:

Ward Candidate
2 – Central Northland Penny Smart
Alex Wright

7 – Piako Andrew McGiven
Malcolm Piggott

14 – Eastern Bay of Plenty Corrie Smit
Gerard van Beek
Wilson James

22 – Northern Manawatu Katherine Gillespie
Ellen Bartlett

There was one nomination received in each of the other 18 wards, so no election will be required in these wards. The formal declaration of these candidates as Shareholders’ Councillors will be made in conjunction with the results of the elections at the Annual Meeting.

The Councillors-elect are:

Ward 1 Northern Northland Terence Brocx
Ward 3 Southern Northland Tracey Bryan
Ward 5 Hauraki / Coromandel Julie Pirie
Ward 8 Matamata Grant Wills
Ward 9 Western Bay of Plenty Murray Linton
Ward 13 Rotorua Matt Pepper
Ward 15 Taupo Phil Butler
Ward 19 Central Taranaki Noel Caskey
Ward 25 Wairarapa Philip Palmer
Ward 27 North Canterbury Shaun Lissington
Ward 28 Rakaia Angela Ward
Ward 29 Ashburton Charles Whitehead
Ward 30 South Canterbury John Gregan
Ward 31 Waitaki Greg Kirkwood
Ward 32 Otago Ad Bekkers
Ward 33 Northern Southland Ivan Lines
Ward 34 Southern Southland Emma Hammond
Ward 35 Western Southland Vaughan Templeton


Fifteen of the 18 Councillors-elect are incumbents who have been elected unopposed. New Councillors-elect are Matt Pepper in Rotorua, Shaun Lissington in North Canterbury and Emma Hammond in Southern Southland.

All successful candidates take office at the close of the 2014 Fonterra Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

Voting Packs, containing candidate profiles, will be mailed to eligible Shareholders on Friday, 17 October 2014. Shareholders can vote by internet, fax or post, using the Single Transferable Vote (STV) system.

The voting period is from Friday, 17 October until 10.30am on Monday, 10 November 2014 with the results being announced later that day.

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