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Grant Watson

Grant Watson

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Over his career within the food industry, Grant has held senior executive roles covering both the consumer and foodservice sectors.  He brings a wealth of knowledge to Miraka, including expertise in over 50 international export markets such as China, USA and South East Asia.

Grant has a track record of developing high performing teams, and recently led the significant growth of Fonterra's Global Foodservice business.  He has overseen the successful commercialisatin of numerous value-added products such as specialised cheeses, butters and creams.

Grant's focus on building strong relationshipos whilst delivering long-term commercial returns is an asset to the Miraka Leadership Team.

Grant completed an MBA at the University of Otago, attended IESE's Global CEO's Programme in 2018, and is a past winner of New Zealand Young Executive of the Year.

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