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

Kirstie Gardener joined ANZCO in 2014.  Kirstie is a senior Human Resource executive and brings more than 20 years of experience to ANZCO’s senior leadership team.  Kirstie oversees organisational development, human resources, health and safety, communications, payroll and ANZCO’s sustainability programme – Journey for Good.  Kirstie is originally from the UK and started her career with Airtours a publicly listed major UK tour operator. In New Zealand Kirstie has held leadership roles with Holcim New Zealand, General Cable, Solid Energy and the Ministry of Health and has worked extensively with global teams. 

When not involved directly with ANZCO’s business Kirstie enjoys keeping up with her busy teenage children’s sporting and school and university activities and enjoys snow skiing, travel and tramping.