Fonterra appoints MD People & Culture

August 24, 2021 - Fonterra has appointed Kate Daly as its Managing Director People & Culture, effective from 1 September 2021. Fonterra CEO Miles Hurrell says that Kate joined the Co-op earlier this year as Director HR COO and as a member of the People & Culture Lead Team.

“COO is the engine room of the Co-op with around 12,000 employees in manufacturing, supply chain, innovation, IT, sustainability, technical excellence and global quality and safety.

“Kate has hit the ground running and has already made a difference during an important time as the Co-op has continued to deliver on its strategy at a time of significant global uncertainty.

“Kate is an experienced people leader and is passionate about creating the environment where people can develop and thrive and where inclusion and diversity is a key focus.

“We are very lucky to have someone of Kate’s calibre and experience and I’m looking forward to her contributing to the Co-op in her new role.”

Kate will report to the CEO and will be a member of the Fonterra Management Team.