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Fonterra announces Managing Director Fonterra Brands NZ

Fonterra is pleased to welcome Brett Henshaw to the Co-operative as Managing Director, Fonterra Brands, New Zealand (FBNZ).

Brett is currently Managing Director of The Griffin’s Food Company and he will take up his role with Fonterra in the first week of December.

Fonterra Chief Operating Officer, Global Consumer & Foodservice, Lukas Paravicini, says “we are excited about Brett joining the team. He has an extensive 30-year career in FMCG and we are pleased he is coming on board.

“Along with his time in New Zealand, Brett has also worked in Sydney, Singapore, New York and the UK, and he has a deep understanding of consumers, their needs and how to deliver on those needs.”

“Brett has a strong commercial and strategic focus as well as end-to-end experience across the supply chain, including manufacturing and operations. He is also recognised for the emphasis he places on people – a culture of mentoring, development, teamwork and open communication is important to him,” says Mr. Paravicini.

Brett says “I’m really looking forward to taking up this key leadership role in Fonterra Brands and working with the broader Fonterra team, and our customers right across the country.”

“As a Kiwi, who has worked overseas for many years prior to joining Griffin’s, I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with the Fonterra Brands team on some of New Zealand’s most loved brands.”

Brett has previously held brand positions with Unilever, and a number of senior marketing roles with Colgate-Palmolive worldwide. This included Regional General Management roles in Australasia and in Asia, where he was responsible for eleven countries. He was appointed Chief Marketing Officer for The Griffin’s Food Company in 2015, and became Managing Director in 2016.



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