Mr Garry C Bluett - Chairman Mr Bluett was appointed a Director of Allied Farmers Limited in October 2004. He has been Finance Director of a major New Zealand retail group and has broad experience in the finance company and corporate finance sectors. He currently has an ownership interest in a large dairy operation in the Waikato. Under NZX listing rule 3.3.1B(a) Mr Bluett is classified as an independent Director of Allied Farmers Limited. He has the following qualifications: BMS, CA.
Mr Philip C Luscombe Mr Luscombe was appointed a Director of Allied Farmers Limited in December 2005. He is an experienced farmer with interests in dairy farms in Taranaki and Otago, and in farm forestry. He is a Director of PKW Farms Limited, as well as a number of private companies. He is a trustee of The Massey-Lincoln and Agricultural Industry Trust and a former trustee of the Massey University Agricultural Research Foundation. He is a former director of Kiwi Cooperative Dairies Limited, Kiwi Milk Products Limited, Dairy InSight and industry research company Dexcel. Under NZX listing rule 3.3.1B(a) Mr Luscombe is classified as an independent director of Allied Farmers Limited. He has the following qualification: BAgSci(Hons).
Mr G Andrew McDouall Mr McDouall was appointed a Director of Allied Farmers Limited in October 1999. He is Managing Director of the sharebroking and investment banking group McDouall Stuart Group Limited, and a director of a number of private companies. Mr McDouall is a member of the Institute of Directors. He has the following qualifications: BCA, DipNZSE. Mr Mark Benseman Mr Benseman was appointed a director of Allied Farmers in October 2015. He is an experienced manager and financial analyst, with over 25 years’ experience in the investment industry. He combines a strong financial skill set and an appreciation of strategic issues, with experience of day-to-day business decisions making. He has in the past had a role as a senior analyst with ABN AMRO New Zealand, was Director and Head of Research with Citigroup Smith Barney in New Zealand, and similarly with Merrill Lynch (NZ). Executive team Mr Steve Morrison - Chief Executive, Allied Farmers Rural Mr Morrison was appointed Chief Executive for Allied Farmers Rural in June 2011. Mr Morrison has held various management roles in the New Zealand dairy industry over the past 20 years and was responsible for a significant portion of Fonterra's manufacturing operations for a number of years as Regional General Manager. Most recently he has held the role of Manufacturing Value Add Manager for New Zealand operations for Fonterra. Mr Morrison developed Tairoa Lodge near Hawera (which won the 2010 Westpac Taranaki Chamber of Commerce Tourism & Hospitality Award) and owns a sheep and beef property near Stratford. Mr Morrison is a Member of the Institute Professional Engineers New Zealand. He has the following qualifications: B.Ch.E(Hons), DCMM, DipBusStud.