Voting for the 2017 Fonterra Elections And Resolutions
Tuesday, 10 October 2017
VOTING FOR THE 2017 FONTERRA ELECTIONS AND ANNUAL MEETING RESOLUTIONS UNDERWAY
Voting is now open for the 2017 Fonterra Board of Directors’ Elections, the Shareholders’ Councillor Elections in 10 wards, and six Annual Meeting resolutions.
This year Shareholders have the opportunity to elect three Fonterra Directors. The three candidates are Independent Nomination process candidates Brent Goldsack, Andy Macfarlane and John Monaghan. Each candidate requires Shareholder support of over 50% of votes to be elected.
Fonterra Shareholders have the opportunity to meet and ask questions of the Director candidates at the seven Directors’ Election Candidate meetings which run from Monday, 16 October to Thursday, 19 October 2017.
The dates and locations are set out as follows:
|Monday, 16 October||10.30am||Invercargill||Ascot Park Hotel, corner of Tay Street and Racecourse Road|
|Monday, 16 October||7pm||Ashburton||Ashburton Hotel, 11/35 Racecourse Road, Allenton|
|Tuesday, 17 October||10.30am||Palmerston North||Palmerston North Convention Centre, 354 Main Street|
|Tuesday, 17 October||7pm||Stratford||Stratford Golf Club, Pembroke Road East|
|Wednesday, 18 October||11am||Rotorua||Novotel Hotel, Lake End, Tutanekai Street|
|Wednesday, 18 October||7pm||Hamilton||Mystery Creek Events Centre, 125 Mystery Creek Road|
|Thursday, 19 October||11.30am||Whangarei||The Barge, 474 Maunu Road|
Elections for the Fonterra Shareholders’ Council are required in 10 wards, as follows:
4 – Waikato West
7 – Waipa
8 – South Waikato
12 – Central Plateau
13 – Central Taranaki
16 – Central Districts
19 – Tasman/Marlborough
21 – Central Canterbury
24 – Eastern
The voting period runs from Tuesday, 10 October to 10.30am on Tuesday, 31 October 2017. The results will be determined and announced after the close of voting. All successful candidates take office at the close of the Annual Meeting.
Voting is also open for the Annual Meeting resolutions. Shareholders are being asked to vote on six ordinary business resolutions.
Shareholders can vote online, and via post in respect of both the Fonterra Elections and Annual Meeting resolutions until 10.30am on Tuesday, 31 October 2017.
Shareholders can also vote in person or via proxy for only the Annual Meeting resolutions at the Annual Meeting being held on Thursday, 2 November 2017 at the Fonterra Whareroa site in Hawera.
Any queries regarding the Fonterra Elections should be directed to the Returning Officer on the Election Helpline freephone 0800 666 034.
Returning Officer – 2017 Fonterra Elections
Mobile: 021 498 517
Freephone 0800 666