Synlait Milk appoints George Adams as Independent Director

Wednesday 06 March 2024

Synlait Milk has appointed George Adams as an Independent Director following a Board search process conducted by SEQEL Partners. 

George has an outstanding commercial and governance career with over 30 years of international business experience in the fast-moving consumer goods and telecommunications industries. He also has a strong occupational health and safety background.

Before focussing on governance, George held a range of executive leadership positions. Notably, he was Managing Director of Coca-Cola Amatil New Zealand and Finance Director of British Telecom, Northern Ireland. George's previous governance highlights include Chair of Bell Tea & Coffee, Chair of the New Zealand Grocery Council and Occupational Health and Safety Board, and a Director of Hellers Group and Tegel Foods.

Today, George is Chair of the NZX-listed Bremworth, Director of NZX-listed Arborgen, and Chair of the Business Leaders Health & Safety Forum.

George is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He joins the Synlait Board on 21st March.