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Synlait supports scope of DIRA review

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Synlait Milk supports the New Zealand Government’s terms of reference for the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001 (DIRA) review, announced today by Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor. Synlait supports scope of DIRA review

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Synlait and Farm IQ partner to drive insight-led dairy farming

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Synlait Milk has partnered with farm software company FarmIQ Systems to provide certified Lead With Pride™ dairy farmers with a cloud-based farm information system. “Keeping records in the cloud creates the opportunity for data to drive timely, accurate and more informed decisions on farm in a heartbeat,” says John Penno, Synlait’s CEO and Managing Director. Synlait and FarmIQ partner to drive insight led dairy farming

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Deborah Marris

Senior Management
Deborah Marris is joining Synlait from her previous role as Managing Director, Global Compliance with Barclays Bank, India. Prior to that she held senior executive roles with other global organisations, including as General Counsel (Asia Pacific, Europe and America), Chief of Staff (New Zealand) and also Head of Tax (New Zealand) for ANZ Bank. Deborah established her career initially with 15 years working as a senior lawyer for firms throughout New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Hong Kong. ...
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Dr Suzan Horst

Senior Management
Suzan Horst has most recently been Director Quality Affairs, Business Group EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) for FrieslandCampina. She has held other senior roles since joining them in 2005, including Director Corporate QA, crisis and issue management and Corporate Quality Assurance Manager. Prior to joining FrieslandCampina, Suzan was Global Food Safety Competence Manager for Nutreco B V and lectured agricultural economics and food safety before that. Suzan holds a Ph.D. in ...
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Hamish Reid

Senior Management
Hamish Reid takes the lead on developing Synlait’s strategy for sustainability with a particular focus on our aspiration to further improve our environmental and social performance from farm to fridge. He will also lead our thinking as we continue evaluating potential B2C opportunities. Hamish has deep experience in food and beverage marketing, predominantly for Danone in Paris and Saatchi & Saatchi in London. More recently, Hamish has established an award-winning not-for-profit in New ...
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Synlait to double lactoferrin capacity following new supply agreement

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Synlait Milk has secured a multiyear lactoferrin supply agreement that will underwrite an investment of approximately $18 million to double lactoferrin manufacturing capacity at Synlait Dunsandel. “Lactoferrin is a high value, specialty ingredient used in a range of nutritional food products around the world. This agreement is a major step forward for our growing lactoferrin business and delivers to our strategic commitments,” says John Penno, Managing Director and CEO. Synlait to double lactoferrin capacity following new supply agreement

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Synlait announces record half year profit

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Synlait Milk has reported a half year net profit after tax (NPAT) of $40.7 million for the six months ending 31 January 2018. This is compared to $10.6 million for the same period last year (H1 FY17). SML Announcement Synlait announces record half year profit Synlait Milk Limited FY18 Interim Results Report final Synlait Milk Limited FY18 Interim Results Presentation

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Synlait opens Research and Development Centre in Palmerston North

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Synlait (NZX: SML; ASX: SM1) Palmerston North was officially opened today by Massey University’s Vice Chancellor and the Mayor of Palmerston North. “We’re very excited to be opening Synlait Palmerston North today, which is home to our new Research and Development Centre,” says John Penno, Managing Director and CEO. SML Announcement Synlait opens research and development centre in Palmerston North

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Deborah Marris joins Synlait leadership team as General Counsel and Head of Commercial

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Synlait will welcome Deborah Marris to the Executive Leadership Team in the role of General Counsel and Head of Commercial on Monday 5 March. “Deborah’s outstanding legal and commercial background makes her the perfect person to join our team. Our rapid growth requires strong leadership in this area and Deborah has the skills, foresight and international experience to support us well,” says John Penno, Managing Director and CEO. Deborah Marris joins Synlait leadership team as General Counsel and Head of Commercial

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Synlait acquires Pokeno site for infant formula growth

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Synlait has conditionally purchased 28 hectares of land in Pokeno, North Waikato, to establish their second powder manufacturing site. Currently an undeveloped site in New Zealand’s North Island, Synlait expects to invest around $260 million in the coming years as we establish our infant base powder manufacturing capability at the site. SML Announcement Synlait acquires Pokeno site for infant formula growth 1

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