Fonterra Brands NZ appoints Renee Milkop-Kerr as Director of Marketing

Wednesday 10 May 2023

Fonterra Brands NZ has appointed Renee Milkop-Kerr as Director of Marketing following an executive search by SEQEL Partners.

Fonterra is a New Zealand Dairy Co-operative bringing together 9,000 farmer owners and almost 20,000 employees globally. Fonterra Brands New Zealand (FBNZ) is a core part of the Co-operative, supplying consumer products to New Zealand and Pacific Island based customers.

Renee is a well-known and respected marketing leader with experience across a range of industries and businesses in New Zealand and the UK. A former FBNZ employee, Renee has deep experience in dairy including five years at Lactalis in the UK. During her time at FBNZ she worked across most brands and categories with her last roles being Group Marketing Manager – Cultured and Senior and Category Manager Beverages between 2009-13. Renee then spent several years at Fletcher Building as General Manager Customer Marketing, and most recently has been the Executive Manager of Marketing at IAG, NZ's largest general insurer, growing brands including AMI, State and NZI.

Renee has a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Commerce & Administration from the Victoria University of Wellington, along with a Master of Commerce in Marketing Management from the University of Otago.

She joins Fonterra in mid-May.