Group Director, Fonterra Farm Source
Anne was appointed Group Director in December 2022, having moved up from her previous position as Director of Category, Marketing and Digital Innovation at Fonterra Farm Source. Since joining the Co-operative in 2014, Anne has led a number of areas including HR, Retail Development, Sales Capability, Strategy and Farmer Experience.
After an early consultancy career in New Zealand, including working on the formation of Fonterra, Anne spent 10 years working in diverse roles and industries in the UK. This included running her own consultancy business, leading HR and Commercial Partnerships in the Property Sector and being part of the formation team for a new start-up furniture retail business, backed by Private Equity.
Anne's background is in Industrial Organisational Psychology which is about how people and workplaces come together to reach their full potential. She has an MSc from University of Canterbury, majoring in Industrial and Organisational Psychology, and a BCom/BSc (conjoint degree) from University of Auckland, majoring in Management and Psychology.