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Our People


Board

Dr Keith Turner

Dr Keith Turner


Chairman

Dr Turner was appointed Chairman of Fisher & Paykel Appliances in February 2011 and has been a Director since November 2010.

Dr Turner is a professional director and is the Deputy Chairman of Auckland International Airport, a Director of Spark Infrastructure, South Australian Power Networks and Victoria Power Networks (in Australia), and a Director of NZ telco network operator Chorus. He is also Chairman of Solar City NZ Limited.

Dr Turner has extensive experience in the New Zealand energy sector. He served as CEO of Meridian Energy Limited from 1999 to 2008. Before that, he worked as a private energy expert advising a range of large corporate clients and government.

He served in a number of industry reform functions that established the current New Zealand industry structure and has had many years in senior industry operations and planning roles.

Dr Turner has a PhD in Engineering and is a Distinguished Fellow of IPENZ.

Mr Liang Haishan

Mr Liang Haishan


Director

Mr Liang has been a Director of Fisher & Paykel Appliances since April 2011, and has served as Executive Vice President of Haier Group and President of Haier White Goods Group since 2007.

Prior to these roles, Mr Liang was Vice President of Haier Group and Managing Director of Haier Refrigeration Division.

Between 2002 and 2005, Mr Liang was Vice President of Haier Group and Managing Director of Haier Home Integration Product Division. From 1999, he was the Acting Vice President of Haier Group and Managing Director of Haier Logistics Division.

Mr Liang joined Haier in 1988 and, prior to his appointment to the position of Managing Director of Haier Air Conditioner Division in 1995, held a variety of positions in the manufacturing, engineering, QC and enterprise management departments.

Mr Liang received a Bachelor of Management Science & Engineering degree from Xi'an Jiaotong University and has a PhD in Business Administration.

Stuart Broadhurst

Stuart Broadhurst


Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Stuart was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Fisher & Paykel Appliances in December 2009.

He has over 25 years' industry experience in every aspect of the company's global operations.

Since 1988, he has held a number of senior management positions within New Zealand and Australia. He has been employed in key leadership roles for the Fisher & Paykel Appliances Group in the United States, the United Kingdom and Europe, where he project managed, established and developed major business units.

Stuart received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Auckland.

Tan Lixia (Lisa)

Tan Lixia (Lisa)


Director

Lisa has been a Director of Fisher & Paykel Appliances since July 2009. She was appointed Senior Vice President of Haier Group in 2010 in addition to her role as Chief Financial Officer.

Previously, she was Vice President of Haier Group Corporation and Director of the Finance Division of Haier Group Corporation. Between 2002 and 2006, she was Director of the Haier Overseas Business Division, where she established Haier as a household name in overseas markets.

She has received several awards for her outstanding contributions towards Haier's globalisation strategy, inlcuding China's Female Business Enterprise and Creator of the Year (2006), China's Chief Accountant of the Year (2006), one of China's Top Ten Businesswomen in 2006, Chief Finance Officer of the Year (2009) and Outstanding Entrepreneur in Shandong Province.

She is a 1992 graduate of the Central University of Finance and Economics, and received an EMBA from China Europe International Business School in 2009.

Bill Roest

Bill Roest


Director

Bill has been a Director of Fisher & Paykel Appliances since 2011.

He retired as Chief Financial Officer of Fletcher Building Limited in 2013, having been appointed on the separate listing of that company in 2001.

He held several leadership roles in the New Zealand finance sector prior to joining Fletcher Challenge Limited upon the acquisition of Group Rentals in 1986.

He was Managing Director of Fletcher Residential and Fletcher Aluminium before taking up the position of Chief Financial Officer.

Bill is a Director of Housing Foundation, NZ Housing Foundation, and in June 2013 was also appointed to the board of Synlait Milk.

He is an Associate Chartered Accountant, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand and a fellow of the Association of Certified Corporate Accountants (UK).

Sue Morphet

Sue Morphet


Director

Sue is a professional director based in Melbourne, Australia.

Her current roles include Non-Executive Director of Asaleo Care Ltd, Godfreys Group Ltd and Noni B Ltd, Chief Executive Women, Victorian Chapter Chair of Chief Executive Women and Chairperson of National Tiles Pty Ltd. She is also a member of the University of Melbourne Campaign Committee, and a member of the Corporate Council of the European Australian Business Council.

Most recently, Sue was Chairman of Manufacturing Australia from 2013 to 2015. From 2008 to late 2012, Sue was the CEO of ASX-listed Pacific Brands, Australia's leading marketer of "everyday essential" brands including Berlei, Bonds, HardYakka, Jockey, King Gee, Sheridan, and Stussy. 

Sue has extensive retail experience, has developed and driven digital strategy, and led business transformations and successful brand development. Sue has a deep understanding of the Australian retail market and Australian consumers. 

She has a Bachelor of Science and Education from the University of Melbourne, a Scholar, Mt Eliza Business School and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.

 

Jacqueline Chow

Jacqueline Chow


Director

Jacqueline has been a Director of Fisher & Paykel Appliances since 2016. She is Chief Operating Officer of Fonterra Co-operative Group, where she is leading the business transformation to accelerate performance. She joined Fonterra as Managing Director Global Brands and Nutrition, where she was responsible for Fonterra’s $5 billion customer and consumer brands portfolio.

Prior to Fonterra, Jacqueline was Australia and New Zealand General Manager for Arnott's, one of Asia Pacific’s largest food companies, where she led the growth of its $1 billion business.

She has developed a strong career track record in FMCG, with executive marketing and innovation roles at Campbell Soup Company and the Kellogg Company, and started her career as a strategy consultant in the consumer products space.

Jacqueline is Deputy Chair of Global Dairy Platform, an organisation that leads a unified approach on dairy industry issues and innovative research. As a member of the Australian Food and Grocery Council, New Zealand Asian Leaders Forum and Global Women, she is deeply committed to ongoing industry development and leadership.

Jacqueline has a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) from the University of New South Wales (Australia); an MBA in International Business Strategy and Finance from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University (USA); and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Company Secretary

Mark Richardson

Mark Richardson


Company Secretary

Mark was appointed Company Secretary in 2001.

He commenced employment with Fisher & Paykel Appliances in 1977, and since that time has acquired an extensive knowledge of all aspects of the company's financial operations from a range of roles, including Chief Financial Officer from 2004 to 2011.

His current position is General Manager Finance and Company Secretary. He is a member of the Chartered Accountants of New Zealand (CA). 

Executives

Andrew Cooke

Andrew Cooke


Executive Vice President Manufacturing, Digital and IT

Andrew was appointed to his current role in 2013.

He joined Fisher & Paykel Appliances in 1987 as a Control Systems Engineer in the East Tamaki Refrigeration Division.

Previous positions within the company include manufacturing support roles in Australia and New Zealand, followed by a move to information technology in 1997 and appointment to the position of Vice President Information Technology in 2002. In 2009, he assumed responsibility for our global supply chain with his appointment as Vice President Supply Chain Management.

Andrew has a Bachelor of Engineering (First Class Honours) from the University of Auckland.

Melanie Dooney

Melanie Dooney


Executive Vice President Human Resources

Melanie joined Fisher & Paykel Appliances in January 2014 as General Manager Global Human Resources Operations, and in June 2016 was appointed to her current role of Executive Vice President Human Resources.

Melanie has close to 20 years’ experience working internationally in a wide variety of sectors and disciplines. She has held senior human resources and finance roles at global multinational companies in both the IT and financial services sectors, including Commonwealth Banking Group and NCR Corporation.

Melanie holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Master of Science in Biochemistry degree, both from University of Otago.

Dan Witten-Hannah

Dan Witten-Hannah


Chief Commercial Officer

Dan has extensive experience in all aspects of Fisher & Paykel’s global business and was appointed Chief Commercial Officer in December 2017.

Prior to this appointment Dan led the development of Fisher & Paykel Group Strategy and the global implementation of business transformation to deliver to our strategy. This was in parallel to his role as Executive Vice President for Product Development.  Dan’s leadership of our globally renowned product development team of designers and engineers has delivered Fisher & Paykel’s class leading platforms across Laundry, Dishwashing, Refrigeration and Cooking categories to all markets.

As Executive Vice President Marketing and Digital he led the development of Fisher & Paykel’s global brand strategy and established the foundations of our global brand platform and digital transformation.  While Chief Operating Officer for the United Kingdom, Dan transformed our UK and Ireland business operations in readiness for growth and expansion into the European market.

Dan holds a BE (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Auckland University.

Kane Alward

Kane Alward


Executive Vice President Product Development 

Kane was appointed Executive Vice President Product Development in December 2017.

He has over 20 years’ experience in product development, design and global market implementation of class leading appliance and technology products and has held leadership roles in many aspects of Fisher & Paykel’s product development operations. Kane leads the Fisher & Paykel global product development teams based in New Zealand and China.

Kane holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree (First Class Hons.) from University of Canterbury and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business from University of Auckland.

Matt Orr

Matt Orr


Chief Financial Officer

Matt was appointed Chief Financial Officer in February 2017 from his previous role as Executive Vice President Global Supply Chain.  

Matt joined Fisher & Paykel Appliances back in 2009 as Vice President Group Strategy & Planning, and in 2010 was also appointed Vice President Investor Relations.

He became involved in the management of our global supply chain upon his appointment to the position of General Manager of the Supply Chain Group in 2013.

Prior to joining Fisher & Paykel Appliances, Matt was Vice President Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank New Zealand. Before 2003, he held roles at ABN Amro, Ernst & Young and Telecom New Zealand.

Matt holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with Combined Honours (First Class Accounting and Finance) from the University of Otago.

Greg Shepherd

Greg Shepherd


Executive Vice President Marketing

Greg joined Fisher & Paykel Appliances Ltd as Executive Vice President Marketing in April 2017.

Prior to his current role Greg was Chief Executive Officer of (formerly) Fisher & Paykel Finance for four years. Greg joined Fisher & Paykel Finance in 2005 and held various roles including Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for Sales, Marketing and Operations.

Previously he has also held senior roles in Sales and Marketing for Bank of New Zealand and Westpac Banking Corporation.

Greg holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing, is an active member of the Institute of Directors, and is in the final stages of completing a Wharton Business School executive education programme.

Sean Robinson

Sean Robinson


Chief Executive Officer Components & Technology and Executive Vice President Quality

Sean joined Fisher & Paykel in January 2015 as Executive Vice President Quality, and in September 2015 was also appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer of our Components & Technology business.

He has over 30 years’ experience in a variety of international roles, including at BAe Systems; as Divisional Director at Case Corp; Divisional Director at Robert Bosch; Manufacturing Director, Research & Development Director and Managing Director at Dyson; and Chief Operating Officer at Hyva Group. He has extensive engineering and operational experience in Europe, India and Asia.

Sean holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree (Hons 1st division), an MBA, and is a Chartered Engineer. He is also a member of the Institute of Electrical Engineers.

Mary-Liz Tuck

Mary-Liz Tuck


Executive Vice President Business Excellence 

Mary-Liz joined Fisher & Paykel in 2011 as senior legal counsel and was appointed Executive Vice President in December 2017. Mary-Liz has held various legal and operational positions within the Company including in the Components & Technology division and Customer Experience, with her most recent role being General Manager of Customer Experience. 

Prior to joining Fisher & Paykel Mary-Liz held various senior commercial legal roles in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.   

Mary-Liz holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland.

Yan Xiaoming

Yan Xiaoming


Executive Vice President

Mr. Yan has been Executive Vice President of Fisher and Paykel Appliances Ltd since January 2017.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Yan was a director and Vice President of Haier Japan Sales Company since 2011. Between 2009 and 2011, Mr. Yan was the director of Asia Pacific region, Haier Overseas Electric Appliances Corp.

Previously he held various positions in the overseas department of Haier Electrical Appliances Corporation since 1998 when he first joined Haier.

Mr. Yan received a Bachelor Degree of Arts from Wuhan University and has a Master degree of Business Administration.