Alliance Group Appoints Gijs Faber as General Manager Supply Chain

Monday 02 October 2017

Alliance Group, the world’s largest sheep meat exporter, has appointed Gijs Faber as General Manager Supply Chain after a global search conducted by SEQEL Partners.

Gijs will lead the supply chain function for Alliance Group, reporting to Group CEO David Surveyor, and will be a member of the executive leadership team.

Gijs brings to Alliance considerable breadth and depth of supply chain capability. Most recently Gijs has been based in Kuala Lumpur, serving as the Project Manager for a large supply chain initiative at the global multinational, Elanco. Previously he was the GM of Supply Chain for over ten years at Foodstuffs North Island, where he was a member of the executive lead team and reported to the CEO. Earlier roles in Gijs’s career include time with PwC, EY, Fletcher Building and Carter Holt Harvey.

Gijs has a Bachelor of Engineering from Delft University of Technology, and a MBA majoring in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Erasumus University, Rotterdam.

Gijs will return to New Zealand from his consulting assignment in Kuala Lumpur and relocates from Auckland to Christchurch for this appointment.