Our governance policies are regularly reviewed to make sure they are consistent with best practice, ensuring our future as a world-leading food company.
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Our Directors are passionate, committed and focused on ensuring we accomplish our objectives. They are responsible for our company’s corporate governance and strategic direction. Under our Constitution the Board is made up of between six and eight Directors.
Up to five directors are elected by shareholders who are suppliers of livestock to the company. Up to three may be appointed by the board.
Rob Hewett - Chairman
Rob became the Chairman of Silver Fern Farms in December 2013. He was elect...
Jane Taylor - Deputy Chair (Independent)
Jane Taylor is a professional director, with a strong background in both la...
Dan Jex-Blake - Director
Dan was elected to the Board in 2013. He is the Managing Director of Mangap...
Fiona Hancox - Director
Fiona operates a 27,000 stock unit sheep and beef finishing operation in Ta...
Richard Young - Director
Richard operates a 300ha sheep and cropping property at Tapanui, West Otago...
Tony Balfour - Director (Independent)
Tony joined the Silver Fern Farms’ Board in August 2009. He is a globally e...
Tony O’Boyle - Director
Tony O’Boyle was elected to the Silver Fern Farms Board in December 2015. H...
Trevor Burt - Director (Independent)
Trevor joined the Board in August 2009 and is Chairman of the Remuneration ...