14 September 2020
Retirement of Director; Annual Meeting Director Nominations
Synlait Milk Limited (Synlait) formally advises that Bill Roest has given notice that he will retire by rotation
and not stand for re-election at the annual meeting on Wednesday 25 November 2020.
Bill’s retirement forms part of Synlait’s Director succession planning process. Bill has been a Director of
Synlait and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee since 2013. He has made a significant contribution to
The Board announces that in place of Bill, Simon Robertson, will stand for election at the annual meeting.
Simon has extensive executive and governance experience in strategy, risk, operations, technology and
stakeholder management. Simon’s skills align with Synlait’s strategic priorities and the Board has every
confidence that this will make him an asset to the Synlait Board. The Board has assessed Simon to be an
Independent Director within the meaning of NZX Listing Rules.
Closing date for Director nominations
For the purposes of NZX Listing Rule 2.3.2, Synlait advises that the closing date for Director nominations is
5.00pm on Monday 28 September 2020.
Nominations may only be made by a shareholder entitled to attend and vote at the annual meeting.
Nominations should be addressed to:
A: Synlait Milk, Private Bag 806, Ashburton 7740, New Zealand
and received by Synlait at the above details on or before 5.00pm on Monday 28 September 2020 (New