|Coop Name: Fonterra Cooperative Group||N° of Employees: 16000|
|City: Auckland City||N° of Members: 10500|
|Country: New Zealand||Year of formation: 2001|
Fonterra is a global, co-operatively-owned company with its roots firmly planted in New Zealands rich land, working to unlock every drop of goodness from the 22 billion litres of milk we collect each year and sharing it with the world. Fonterra is owned by about 10,500 farmer shareholders.
John Wilson, the newly-elected Chairman of Fonterra spoke to the Unique Challenges and Benefits of Cooperative Governance for New Zealand Cooperatives at the NZASCM Cooperative Conference held in Wellington on 22 June 2012. For more information on the NZASCM visit www.nzascm.coop. For more information on Fonterra, please visit www.fonterra.co.nz