Richard Wyeth has led the Miraka team from the initial beginnings as a greenfields development to its current position as an established and dynamic industry exporter. Richard has a long history within the agricultural and dairy industry, having held executive positions with Open Country Dairy and Open Country Cheese. Richard has also had management positions with Coca Cola Amatil and DB Breweries.
Having overseen the transition from a development project to a fully functioning and highly successful commodity-focused operation Richard leads an executive team that is driven by the company values of Kaitiakitanga, Integrity, Excellence, Tikanga and Innovation. He maintains his obvious enthusiasm with new development planning, a value-growth strategy and an expanding focus on consumer products, dairy foods development and closer links to the retail chain. In 2013 Richard was the recipient of a Prime Minister’s scholarship which enabled him to study at the prestigious INSEAD Business School in Singapore and Abu Dhabi.