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Romano resigns over botulism scare

NZ Milk Products managing director Gary Romano has resigned from his role effective immediately.

Fonterra chief executive Theo Spierings said he has accepted Romano’s resignation.

“Gary has made a significant contribution during his time at Fonterra and we respect his decision,” Spierings said.

Spierings will assume interim responsibility for the day-to-day operations of NZ Milk Products.

Romano was the face of Fonterra while Spierings was out of the country when and after the contaminated whey concentrate scare broke.

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