Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Tim Goodacre, Non-Executive Independent Chair

Tim was elected to the Board in 2014, having been appointed Chair of Scales’ Horticulture division in 2012. He has been involved in agribusiness for nearly 40 years and was CEO of Zespri International from 2003 to 2007. Tim is currently: Chair of The Nutritious Kiwifruit Company Limited, which is a consortium of New Zealand kiwi fruit suppliers selling under a new single brand, based around nutrition and health, on the Australian market; Director of Prevar Limited, an Australian and New Zealand joint venture apple and pear industry company, supporting the development and commercialisation of new apple and pear varieties; Director of Nagambie Healthcare, a community hospital and aged care facility, based in regional Victoria, Australia; President of Nagambie Lakes Tourism and Commerce Incorporated. Tim is a member of Scales’ Nominations and Remuneration Committee.

Andrew (Andy) Borland, Executive Director

Andy joined Scales in 2007 and became Managing Director in 2011. Prior to joining Scales he had a 20 year career in banking, with his final role being Head of Corporate at Westpac New Zealand. Andy has overall responsibility for the strategic direction and day-to-day management of Scales. In addition to his directorships of the Group, Andy is currently the Chair of Akaroa Salmon Limited, Primary Collaboration New Zealand Limited, Primary Collaboration New Zealand (Shanghai) Co. Limited, and Rabobank New Zealand Limited. Andy is a member of Scales’ Finance and Treasury Committee and Scales’ Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee.

Nick Harris, Non-Executive Independent Director

Nick was elected to the Board in 2014, having been appointed a Director of both Scales’ Storage & Logistics division and Meateor in 2012. Nick was previously the Managing Director, and was one of the founding shareholders of Hellers Limited, New Zealand’s largest bacon, ham and small goods company. Nick is a shareholder and Director of several private companies, and is also Deputy Chair of the Canterbury Hockey Association. Nick is Chair of Scales’ Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee and is a member of Scales’ Audit and Risk Management Committee.

Mark Hutton, Non-Executive Independent Director

Mark was elected to the Board in 2011. He is a founding partner of Direct Capital. Mark has a background in private equity, specialising in portfolio management with a focus on strategy, growth and capital funding. Mark is currently a Director of a number of Direct Capital entities and portfolio companies. Mark is also a Director of Evergreen Partners Limited. Mark is Chair of Scales’ Nominations and Remuneration Committee, Scales’ Finance and Treasury Committee and is a member of Scales’ Audit and Risk Management Committee.

Alan Isaac, Non-Executive Independent Director

Alan was elected to the Board in 2014. Alan was the President of the International Cricket Council between 2012 and 2014 and is currently: Chair of the Basin Reserve Trust, a Director of Oceania Healthcare (NZ) Limited, Skellerup Holdings Limited and a number of private companies. Alan has an extensive background in the accounting and finance field and is a former National Chair of KPMG. He was made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) in 2013 for services to cricket and business. Alan is Chair of Scales’ Audit and Risk Management Committee.

Sun Qiang (Alex), Non-Executive Director

Alex was appointed to the Board in September 2021. He is a Senior Director of the Asset Management Department of China Resources Enterprise Limited, whose subsidiary, China Resources Ng Fung Limited, hold a 15.1% shareholding in Scales. Alex’s previous roles with China Resources include: Senior Vice-President in the China Resources-Verlinvest JV, which is a shareholder of Nasdaq-listed Oatly Group AB; Director of Oatly Group AB; Deputy Business Director of Strategy for China Resources Holdings Strategy Development Department, with responsibility for consumer goods and retail sector strategy development. Alex holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Technology from the Nanking University, as well as a Masters degree in Engineering Management from the City University of Hong Kong.

Nadine Tunley, Non-Executive Independent Director

Nadine was appointed to the Board in 2019. Nadine has extensive horticulture and wider primary industry management experience from a number of previous roles, including as the former CEO of Oha Honey LP. Nadine also brings experience from a wide variety of governance and advisory roles, including as a former member of the Primary Sector Council, and as the former Chair of New Zealand Apples & Pears. Nadine is a member of Scales’ Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee.