Hewett returned to Silver Fern Farms board

Rob Hewett, Silver Fern Farms
Rob Hewett, Silver Fern Farms chairman.

Rob Hewett and Fiona Hancox have been re-elected to the Silver Fern Farms’ Co-operative Limited’s Board of Directors.

The results of the election, which closed at 3.00pm on Monday, 16 February 2018, were:

  • Rob Hewett:                                  28,849,257
  • Fiona Hancox:                               18,193,756
  • Conor English:                               14,046,529
  • Chris Allen:                                      4,595,285

The total weighted vote represents 62.68 percent of total shares, compared to the 55.36% turnout in the previous election in December 2015.

The voter return percentage was 34.77 percent of eligible shareholders. This is up 11.05 percent on the December 2015 return of 23.72 percent.

Votes were received from 993 eligible voters from 2,856 eligible voters.

To become eligible, ordinary and rebate shareholders needed to meet requirements that included supplying a minimum level of stock for processing over the previous two annual supply periods.


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