ZESPRI is owned by more than 2,662 current and past growers, who are as determined as the ZESPRI Board, Executive Team and staff to keep improving the quality of ZESPRI® Kiwifruit.
Our Board of Directors is chaired by John Loughlin, and he and the Directors
offer a wide range of experience, from international marketing and corporate governance to industry knowledge and financial expertise. Their task is to provide strong strategic direction for the company and ensure it meets all regulatory requirements.
Meanwhile, our Executive
Team is led by Lain Jager; he and ZESPRI’s high calibre managers have the skills and experience necessary to deliver for our stakeholders.
Around 250 employees make up the ZESPRI familyglobally. The entire ZESPRI family places great importance on investing in the future of our industry. We work toward this by fostering the education of our young people and our industry’s future leaders, and by enriching the lives of people where we live, work and play.
At the end of each financial year the ZESPRI Board reviews available profits, and declares a dividend payment per share. The ZESPRI Board is committed to paying a strong a stable dividend into the future, whilst building a strong capital base to support anticipated future growth. The Board currently have a policy of paying between 70% to 90% of each year’s available profits as dividends. The ZESPRI Board is committed to paying a strong a stable dividend into the future, whilst building a strong capital base to support anticipated future growth.