John Wilson joined the Fonterra Board in 2003 as a farmer-elected Director and became Chairman in 2012. He is Chairman of the People, Culture and Safety Committee.
He served as the inaugural Chairman of the Fonterra Shareholders’ Council. John is a director of Turners & Growers Limited, and is a chartered member of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand. He is on the Executive Board of the New Zealand China Council. John lives on his dairy farm near Te Awamutu and jointly owns a dairy farming business based near Geraldine, South Canterbury.