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Robert Spurway joined GrainCorp as Managing Director & CEO in March 2020. He was previously Chief Operating Officer, Global Operations for Fonterra Co-operative Group in New Zealand. Prior to this, Mr Spurway held operational roles with Fonterra including General Manager South Island Operations and Acting Director Operations & Logistics.

Mr Spurway has extensive leadership and operations experience across the food & agribusiness sector and has held executive and senior operational roles across Australia and New Zealand.

Mr Spurway held CEO positions in Australia between 2008 and 2011 at Mrs Crocket’s Kitchen and Salad Fresh, in the prepared salads industry.

Mr Spurway has recently held the roles of Chairman of Kotahi Ltd, Deputy Chairman of Prolesur S.A in Chile and Director of DFE Pharma GmbH & Co. 

He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical and Materials) from the University of Auckland; is a Graduate of the INSEAD AVIRA Executive programme; and is a Member of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand.

Robert is married to Kylie and has three daughters.

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