On the Move

John Spencer
DairyNZ, the industry good organisation for New Zealand’s dairy farmers, has appointed Spencer as an independent director. He replaces Craig Norgate, who resigned from the board in June. Spencer is chairman of Tainui Group Holdings, AsureQuality and Telfer Young, deputy chairman of Solid Energy and director of Tower, Allied Nationwide Finance, and WEL Networks. He was the chief executive of New Zealand Dairy Group prior to the formation of Fonterra.

Wes Anderson-Smith
Satara Co-operative Group has promoted Anderson-Smith, general manager commercial for the company for the past 18 months, to group general manager. He replaces Murray Gough who is returning to work at Satara as senior executive after serious illness.

John Waller
Fonterra has announced the appointment of Waller to its board of directors, where he will succeed Roger France as chair of the cooperative’s Fair Value Share Review Committee. France is stepping down after six years in the role. Waller is chairman designate of the Bank of New Zealand, member of the New Zealand Takeovers Panel and chairman of the Eden Park Redevelopment Board for the Rugby World Cup 2011. He has been partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers for over 20 years.

Tracey Berry
A consultant to Kiwibank since May on PIE, KiwiSaver, insurance and wealth management, Berry has now accepted the new role of general manager wealth. She formerly headed Westpac’s wealth management business.

Dan Carman
With over 20 years’ experience in retail and wholesale sales and distribution, Carman is well equipped for his new role as general manager of Husqvarna’s new consumer division. He has held previous executive management positions within Pacific Dunlop, Howard Smith, Wesfarmers and Hagemeyer Groups.

Jennifer King
National communication company Senate Communication Counsel welcomes King to its consulting team. She has previously managed The Body Shop’s values and communications division.

Jon Hooper, Chris Quin, Trevor Smith
Business growth centre The Icehouse has appointed three new directors. Hooper leads Ernst & Young’s strategic growth markets group in New Zealand; Quin is CEO of Gen-i, and Smith, chair of ICE Angels, is retired company executive, independent consultant and director.

Graeme Riley, Ian Black
SAP New Zealand has announced the appointment of Riley as managing director. Most recently based in Hong Kong as vice-president Asia Pacific for Infor, he replaces Ian Black who takes up the role of chief operating officer of SAP Australia New Zealand, but will continue to be involved in the New Zealand market as chairman of SAP New Zealand.

Sherridan Cook
Buddle Findlay welcomes Cook as partner, effective from January 1 next year. He is an expert in industrial relations, employment contracts, remuneration and holidays, as well as dispute resolution and health and safety.

Gary Colquhoun-Petherick
Following its New Zealand launch and the opening of an Auckland office, Australian IT services company Identity Solutions has appointed Colquhoun-Petherick to the newly created position of New Zealand country manager. He was most recently enterprise account manager for BMC Software and has more than 25 years’ IT industry experience.

Angela Bull
Foodstuffs (Auckland) has appointed Bull as general manager – property strategy, replacing Murray Jordan, who accepted the position of GM – retail sales and performance in September. Bull joined Foodstuffs as property development executive in 2006. Prior to this she worked as lawyer for Chapman Tripp, where she specialised in environmental planning law and resource management.

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