FGC Chief Executive Katherine Rich

Meet our inspiring speakers at the FMCG Business Marketing Summit on 21 August!  The line-up includes many well respected industry experts – here’s a sneak preview.


Katherine Rich – FMCG marketing around the world

Katherine Rich is the CEO of the New Zealand Food and Grocery Council, the industry body representing food and grocery manufacturers and exporters.

She represents FGC member companies on a range of boards and Government panels. Katherine received her tertiary education at Otago University, New Zealand, gaining a BA/BCom in marketing and economics in 1990 and 1993.

After leaving university she was a policy analyst with the Ministry of Agriculture and held other agri-business roles in marketing and general management.

She was a Member of Parliament in New Zealand for nine years from 1999-2008. She is currently a New Zealand member on the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC).

Michele Teague – Marketing influence on the customer experience

Michele Teague was most recently General Manager Marketing for Kmart Australia and left in 2017 to join the board of ASX listed The Reject Shop, a business with 360 stores around Australia.

Michele has had an extensive marketing career in Australia and New Zealand with brands in a range of sectors; including Telecom, Air New Zealand, KFC, Pizza Hutt, Fletchers, Metcash (IGA) and Woolworths, as well as being the Managing Director of The Campaign Palace advertising agency in Sydney.

Michele was the “Australian” judge at Cannes 2016 in the Advertising Effectiveness category. Prior to her move to Australia Michele sat on the boards of ANZA, the Marketing Association, and was a Non-Executive Director of New Zealand Rugby League.

Michele was delighted to be invited to be a member of Kea’s global network World Class New Zealanders, a group of high achieving industry leaders who lend their influence and insight to help Kiwis succeed on the world stage.

For more info and tickets go to www.fmcgsummit.co.nz


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