Shareholders and Management

ANZCO is jointly owned by Itoham Foods Inc, Nippon Suisan Kaisha Ltd and directors and management. Each shareholder group owns more than 25 percent of the company.

Kristie_GardenerKirstie Gardener

General Manager Human Resources

As a member of her professional association, Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRINZ) and the UK-based Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, Kirstie brings a wealth of senior HR leadership experience, across a variety of industries, to her position at ANZCO Foods.

The development of an organisation's people is a passion for Kirstie and her extensive experience is demonstrated by the leadership roles that she has held in ESR, Holcim New Zealand, General Cable, Solid Energy and the Ministry of Health.

Kirstie's professional interest in remaining current with the latest developments in HR and the international reach of the companies for which she has worked, has also enabled her to represent her organisations at HR conferences in the UK, North America, Vietnam and Australia.

When not at work, Kirstie enjoys keeping up with her busy, teenage children's sporting and school activities. Based in Christchurch and living relatively close to the Canterbury ski fields, Kirstie is an enthusiastic skier. By name and inclination, Kirstie is an avid gardener, and she also loves to travel.