NEW DairyNZ chief financial officer Robyn Marsh is keen to play her part in developing a positive future for the dairy industry.
DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle said he is delighted to have Marsh, an experienced sector finance leader, start as chief financial officer and general manager of corporate services at the company.
“We are privileged to recruit an individual with such depth of knowledge and expertise, along with solid understanding and appreciation of our sector,” he said.
“Robyn grew up on a South Taranaki dairy farm and being part of a rural agricultural community is an anchoring motivator in her career and way of life.”
As a chartered accountant, Marsh started her career with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu before moving to Fonterra in 2002.
Marsh’s initial focus will be executing the strategic plan for the coming year, to help align priorities and overall strategy and progress a positive future for New Zealand dairy farming.
Marsh said she is excited to be taking her agricultural finance career to the next level and to be part of positive progress for the dairy industry and farmers.
“There are significant challenges and opportunities facing the dairy sector today and into the future,” she said.
“Collaborating with our farmers and sector partners on innovative solutions is an effective way to drive a positive future for dairying. Working at DairyNZ provides a great opportunity to be a part of this journey, and I look forward to progressing my work in the sector to date with this new role.”