23 August 2013 | News | By Bureau Report
New Zealand-based co-operative dairy major and provider of high-quality dairy nutritional ingredients Fonterra has appointed Jacqueline Chow as Managing Director - Global brands and nutrition.
Chow has a 20-year career in global blue-chip multinationals and joins Fonterra from Arnott’s, a leading Australian snack company, where she was General Manager of Australia and New Zealand and led the growth of its $1 billion business. She has held executive marketing and innovation roles in Campbell’s and Kellogg Company, and started her career as a strategy consultant in consumer products.
The office MD Fonterra nutrition is incorporated into office of MD Global brands & nutrition. It is a new role on the Fonterra management team, and leads a new function driving Fonterra’s overall marketing, innovation and research activities.
Fonterra CEO, Theo Spierings said, “the appointment reflected well on the co-operative’s continued ability as a global player in the dairy industry to attract high calibre, internationally experienced people to senior management roles. “Jacqueline will bring extensive FMCG and marketing experience to our marketing and innovation agenda in support of our strategy,” said Spierings. Chow will take charge of the office in October 2013.
Fonterra is a New Zealand-based company and announced its India office last year in Delhi with Hamish Gowans as General Manager, Fonterra India. The office is planned to function officially this year.