Landcorp Farming Ltd’s (Pāmu) shareholding ministers have made a new appointment to the board.
Doug Woolerton will join the board from 1 May. Mr Woolerton grew up on a family farm in the Waikato and currently runs a consultancy business. He previously served for ten years on the board of a cooperative dairy company, the last two as deputy chairman, and was a Member of Parliament for 12 years.
Pāmu also farewelled directors David Nelson and John Brakenridge, whose terms have expired.
Pāmu Chairman Warren Parker thanked John and David for their combined 14 years of service to the company.
“John and David have both served on the board through a period of great change. Their commitment to Pāmu and their strong agriculture sector backgrounds, and commitment to good governance, have been invaluable.
“I am also delighted to welcome Doug Woolerton to the board and look forward to working with him.”
Pāmu is the brand name for Landcorp, a State Owned Enterprise, and one of New Zealand’s most innovative farmers and food businesses. It is also the name given to the quality products created by the company.