28 Jan 2013

Fonterra's chief financial officer to retire

8:42 am on 28 January 2013

Fonterra's chief financial officer, Jonathan Mason, has announced his retirement.

Mr Mason joined Fonterra in 2009 and helped launch Trading Among Farmers.

He will leave the co-operative in six months and Fonterra says it has started an international search to find his replacement.

Chief executive Theo Spierings said Mr Mason will leave Fonterra in a much stronger position than when he arrived.