Silver Fern Farms Limited is a 50:50 partnership between Silver Fern Farms Co-operative and Shanghai Maling.
Our governance policies are regularly reviewed to make sure they are consistent with best practice, ensuring our future as a world-leading food company.
Our Board of Directors
Our Directors are responsible for our company’s corporate governance and strategic direction.
The Board is made up of 5 directors from Silver Fern Farms Co-operative and 5 directors from Shanghai Maling, two of whom are New Zealand residents.
Rob Hewett - Co-Chair
Rob became the Chairman of Silver Fern Farms in December 2013. He was elect...
Guoxiang Wang - Co-Chair
Mr Guoxiang Wang is the Co-Chair of Silver Fern Farms Limited. He is the Ch...
Trevor joined the Board in August 2009 and is Chairman of the Remuneration ...
Ms Ru He holds a Master in Finance and Economics and has a bachelor degree ...
Dan was elected to the Board in 2013. He is the Managing Director of Mangap...
Mr Sam Robinson is a hill country farmer from Central Hawke’s Bay. Sam brin...
Mr Mike Schubert is currently the Chief Executive Officer of prominent law ...
Jane Taylor is a professional director, with a strong background in both la...
Ms Xuejuan Wang is the Vice President and board secretary at Shanghai Malin...
Richard operates a 300ha sheep and cropping property at Tapanui, West Otago...
Our Leadership Team
The role of our Leadership Team is to clearly define and champion our strategic direction and inspire people within the business to deliver on it. Our Leadership Team is made up of a talented and dynamic group of individuals that bring a wealth of complementary experience to their roles and an intimate knowledge of their specialist areas to spur the business forward.
They love their jobs and are driven and passionate about living up to our brand’s promise of delivering the world’s best red meat experiences.
Simon Limmer - Chief Executive
Simon Limmer was appointed Chief Executive of Silver Fern Farms in March 20...
Matt Ballard - General Manager People
Matt leads our organisation-wide People and Health and Safety strategies an...
Dan Boulton - General Manager Supply Chain
Dan leads the livestock procurement, non-livestock procurement, logistics a...
Dean Fraser - Enterprise Program Manager
Dean oversees all of the material projects in the group from establishment ...
Vicki McColl - Chief Financial Officer
Vicki leads the group’s finance and accounting, treasury, customer service ...
Gary Williams - General Manager Food Quality, Envi...
Gary leads a team of specialists responsible for food safety and quality, t...