John McKay has been announced as the new chief executive for AsureQuality and will start his new role on 3 June 2014.
McKay is an experienced international business leader who comes with proven experience in the food and dairy sectors and has a strong customer partnership approach, according to a press release from the organisation.
He is currently chief execuive of Hansells Food Group where he runs a diverse and complex business including four manufacturing sites and sales and distribution companies in New Zealand, Australia and the UK.
McKay has extensive international business experience in Asia, Latin America and Europe, including the role of global brands director for Fonterra, based in Singapore and marketing manager (Europe) for American Express. He has experience working with and forming joint ventures, having worked with Fonterra’s joint venture partners in Venezuela, Taiwan and Malaysia.