Thursday, 20 August 2015 12:00

New boss for WNZ

Written by 
Rosstan Mazey. Rosstan Mazey.

Rosstan Mazey, global marketing manager at Turners & Growers, will take the reins as Wools of NZ chief executive next month.

Wools of NZ chairman Mark Shadbolt says Mazey has good experience in the international marketplace and in dealing with growers.  “So we are excited to have a young guy on board,” he says.

Mazey will relocate to Christchurch from Auckland with his family to take up the role on September 7. In addition to his role at T&G, Mazey has held senior marketing and innovation roles at Zespri and Dairy Crest in the UK where he has gained experience and established a successful track record in marketing quality NZ products globally.  

Mazey says, “WNZ as a relatively new entity commercially is headed in the right direction with a focus on adding value at both the supply and the market end. I can contribute positively by increasing the WNZ focus on marketing, innovation and brand development with strategic partners.  

“I look forward to the challenge and to meeting the shareholders, supporters and brand partners of this exciting young company.”

More like this

Getting on top of a lousy problem

For strong wool sheep, lice infection is a nuisance more than a hefty financial cost. But, for fine wool sheep the financial toll is much greater. 

Small profit for Wools NZ

The Wools of NZ board considers its 2019 financial outcomes to be satisfactory given “the first year as a fully commercial company, operating in a very challenging wool market”.

Featured

Start of a new era

Keeping an eye on the changing farming horizon is priority for the new chair of the Ruralco rural supply chain, Mid-Canterbury dairy farmer Jessie Chan-Dorman.

 

» The RNG Weather Report

» Latest Print Issues Online

The Hound

Appropriate

Your canine crusader reckons it is ironic – and highly appropriate – that Shane Jones’ $3 billion electoral slush fund…

Funny names

Over the years, a mate of the Hound’s has always been quick to point out to him people in roles…

» Connect with Rural News