Four candidates have put themselves forward for the two available positions on the Silver Fern Farms Co-operative Limited’s Board of Directors.

Fiona Hancox and Rob Hewett retire by rotation at the Company’s 2017 Annual Meeting which is to be held in Dunedin on 18 April 2018. Fiona Hancox and Rob Hewett have advised that they will stand for re-election.
Nominations have also been received for Chris Allen and Conor English.

The candidates for election are:

  • Chris Allen 
  • Conor English
  • Fiona Hancox
  • Rob Hewett

The election will be conducted by postal and online ballot. Voting papers will be posted to eligible shareholders on Wednesday, 4 April 2018.

Voting will close at 3.00pm on Monday, 16 April 2018. The result will be announced prior to the Annual Meeting.

The voting criteria/rights are:

Ordinary Shares – all fully paid Ordinary Shares held where the shareholder has supplied not less than 400 Production Equivalents (as defined in the Company’s Constitution) to Silver Fern Farms Co-operative in each of the 12 month periods ended 31 March 2017 and 31 March 2018 (respectively).

Rebate Shares – all Rebate Shares held where the shareholder has supplied Stock (as defined in the Company’s Constitution) to Silver Fern Farms Co-operative since 1 September 2016.