S E C T I O N 1 1 : Governance
ALLIANCE ANNUAL REP ORT 2018
GOVERNANCE Board of Directors and Chief Executive
M U R R AY TAG G A RT
B.Agr.Sc. Chairman and Supplier Representative Member of Audit and Risk, Remuneration and Nominations Committee
Murray was elected as a supplier representative in 2010 and appointed Chairman in 2013. He was also on the Alliance board from 2002-2007. Murray operates a 732 hectare sheep, cattle and cropping farm near Oxford in North Canterbury. He is a director of Ballance Agri-Nutrients Ltd, FMG Insurance Ltd and Oxford Health Charity Ltd.
B.Com, CFinstD Independent Director Chairman of Audit and Risk Committee
Peter was appointed as an independent director in December 2017. Peter is an experienced independent director across a range of New Zealand businesses including Tatua Co-operative Dairy Company, TSB Bank Ltd and Foodstuffs North Island Ltd. He has held senior executive roles at the New Zealand Dairy Board, Fonterra and the New Zealand Post Group.
DAV I D S U RV E YO R
David Surveyor was appointed Chief Executive in 2015. He is Chairman of Alliance Group (NZ) Ltd, the UK subsidiary, a director of The Lamb Company (North America), and a member of the Meat Industry Association Council. He was previously Executive General Manager of Laminex, a subsidiary of Fletcher Building and has also held roles with BHP in Australia and as President of Bluescope Lysaght in Malaysia. David has a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Western Australia, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia and completed an Advanced Management Programme at Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania.
B.Com.Ag(VFM) Supplier Representative
Jared was elected as a supplier representative to the board in 2015. He operates a 1400 hectare sheep, cattle and dairy farm in Central Southland and is also an independent advisor for Arrow Dairy Ltd, a director of Benmore Downs Ltd, chairman of Platinum Dairies Ltd, a member of the Jeff Farm Management Board, Chairperson of Kakapo Farms Partnership and a facilitator for the Takitimu Discussion Group.
Jason was elected as a supplier representative in 2015. He was also a director on the Alliance board from 2007-2013. Jason operates 800 hectares of sheep and cattle farmland in Southdown, Southland.