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Tatua Appoints New CEO

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Tatua Appoints New CEO

On Thursday 8 December 2016, the same day as its Annual General Meeting, The Tatua Co-operative Dairy Company Ltd announced the appointment of Brendhan Greaney to the position of Tatua Chief Executive Officer.

Chairman Stephen Allen who spoke to both Shareholders and Staff said, “after a professional, rigorous yet sensitive process, supported by executive search firm, Hobson Leavy, we are absolutely delighted to announce the appointment of one of our own people, Brendhan Greaney. Brendhan’s appointment is with immediate effect with the simultaneous retirement of previous and highly respected Chief Executive Officer, Paul McGilvary”.

Brendhan Greaney is an experienced Senior Executive with extensive dairy industry experience. He steps up from his current position of General Manager Operations with Tatua which he has held for six and a half years. Brendhan’s previous career was with Fonterra where he held various roles, including regional operations and regional business roles.

He brings deep manufacturing and operations leadership experience within the dairy industry across a range of product areas. Brendhan, his wife Paula and young son have lived and worked in a variety of different markets. Brendhan’s experiences cover the full breadth, from the customer back to our farming families.

Brendhan is qualified with a Bachelor of Management Studies from Waikato University with majors in Accounting and Finance. He spent his childhood in Matamata-Piako’s local township, Waitoa.

Brendhan will be Tatua’s ninth CEO, or equivalent leader, in its 102 year history.

“Tatua is a family orientated New Zealand Company with roots in the local community, yet with global opportunities. A seamless transition of leadership will provide confidence and stability for our Customers, our Staff and our Shareholder families”.

Kind regards,

Stephen Allen

CHAIRMAN


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