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Category: Governance
Location: Nationwide


Directorship Opportunity - New Zealand Merino

  • International marketing governance role
  • Highly innovative value chain organisation
  • World-leading ethical brand
The New Zealand Merino Company (NZM) is an integrated sales, marketing and innovation company focused on transforming New Zealand’s sheep industry. It is one of the world’s leading ethical wool companies, and through its ZQ and ZQRX brands sells wool to a global network of brand partners and value chain partners.
The NZM Board is looking to endorse the nomination of two director candidates for a three-year term appointment by the shareholders at the upcoming Annual General Meeting on 1 November 2024. These appointments will collectively bring a combination of the following skills:
  • Previous senior executive experience in a textile sector supply chain business
  • A deep understanding of the demand side of these businesses, including the
  • wool value chain
  • A background in apparel fashion brands and an understanding of this in the retail
  • context
  • Expertise in the trade and consumer aspects of marketing
  • Previous international business development experience and networks
  • Previous board experience, or experience interacting with boards
  • Primary sector knowledge and credibility with the grower community.
This is a highly committed board, individuals with a positive and collaborative approach and a passion for the primary sector will fit the culture well. To apply on a confidential basis please send your cover letter and CV to quoting reference number 1018, and/or call James Sleigh or Kirsten Henderson on 09 358 7400 for a confidential discussion.

Applications close on Sunday 14 July

Date Posted: 2024-06-17


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