Displaying items by tag: Greg Gent

Saturday, 22 December 2018 08:55

Ex-director suggests Fonterra suspends dividends

A former Fonterra director says the co-op could suspend dividends to shore up its balance sheet rather than sell key assets.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 08:55

Big tick for new Fonterra auditor

Former Fonterra director Greg Gent says the co-op has made the right decision to change its external auditor.

Published in General News
Friday, 18 August 2017 10:37

FMG board revamp

Three agribusiness leaders have been elected to the board of rural insurer FMG.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 10:55

Governance changes expected to pass

Fonterra chairman John Wilson is confident farmers will next week approve changes to the co-op’s governance structure.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 10:55

‘Fatal flaws’ sinks Fonterra’s plan

Fonterra's plan to revamp its board failed to attract sufficient support from farmer shareholders because it had "two fatal flaws", say opponents.

Published in General News

Former Fonterra director Colin Armer is voting against the co-op's governance and representation proposal, which causes him some worries.

Published in General News
Thursday, 26 May 2016 08:55

Between a rock and a hard place

Fonterra shareholders are between a rock and a hard place. The dilemma is in governance and neither of the current possibilities appears to be without concerns.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 10:55

Proposed 11 directors ‘simply too many’

Fonterra's board is facing renewed pressure to further cut the number of directors and make do with fewer independents.

Published in General News
Friday, 18 March 2016 07:55

Back to basics will avert losses

Three leading dairy farmers have told Rural News a back-to-basics approach is the best way to manage the present dairy crisis.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 06:55

Grass will be back in fashion

Former Fonterra director Greg Gent says grass will become fashionable again as the effects of lower dairy prices continue.

Published in General News
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