John Monaghan was elected to the Fonterra Board in 2008 and became Chairman in 2018. Prior to joining the Fonterra Board John was Chairman of the Fonterra Shareholders’ Council and the inaugural Chair of the Governance Development Programme.
He is also a director of Centre Port Limited and Centre Port Properties Limited.
He holds a number of farming directorships and is a trustee of the Wairarapa Irrigation Trust. John has dairy farming interests in the Wairarapa and Otago regions.
John has taken a lead role in representing Fonterra’s interests on global trade issues and has strong networks domestically and internationally with key stakeholders.