Scales Corporation appoints Miranda Burdon as an Independent Non Executive Director
Thursday 01 September 2022
Scales Corporation is a NZX listed diversified agribusiness group. It comprises three operating divisions: Horticulture, Food Ingredients and Logistics. The company’s diverse spread of activities gives Scales broad exposure to the agribusiness sector. Scales Corporation was founded in 1897 as a shipping business by George Herbert Scales. Today it has operations across New Zealand, Australia and the United States.
Miranda has over 20 years of executive experience centered on fast moving consumer goods in New Zealand and globally, including as the Global Marketing Manager for Pernod Ricard and Brand Manager for NZ Dairy Foods.
Miranda is based in Auckland and is currently Chair of Meadow Mushrooms, Emerging Proteins NZ, an organization that seeks to accelerate the development of a thriving emerging proteins sector in New Zealand, and Live Ocean, a New Zealand based ocean conservation charity. Miranda is also the former CEO of Global Women.
In 2019 Miranda co-founded Food Nation, a New Zealand based food manufacturer that develops plant-powered products in order to support a shift in diets and, by association, food systems.
Miranda holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) from Otago University and a Bachelor of Arts (International Relations) from Victoria University. She is an alumni of Stanford University’s Te Hono Bootcamp program.