scoop.co.nz 12 Mar, 2021 00:00 am

After 20 Years At The Helm Foodstuffs South Island CEO Steve Anderson Is Stepping Down

After 20 Years At The Helm Foodstuffs South Island CEO Steve Anderson Is Stepping Down
It’s been quite a journey from the bright lights of Otago Boys High School in the seventies and a first job as Four Square delivery boy at Wakari Four Square in Dunedin but you could say the writing was on the wall with that first taste of the ...

It’s been quite a journey from the bright lights of Otago Boys High School in the seventies and a first job as Four Square delivery boy at Wakari Four Square in Dunedin but you could say the writing was on the wall with that first taste of the cooperative as a young lad for Steve Anderson, CEO Foodstuffs South Island.After five years as General Manager of Sales at Mainland Products, Anderson took on the role of CEO Foodstuffs South Island Ltd, and after an action-packed 20 years is ready to hand the reins over to a new leader who will continue to grow and develop the cooperative as it delivers on its mission to ‘feed the South Island’.Russell McKenzie, Chairman Foodstuffs South Island has worked with Anderson for over 20 years and describes him as a proud Southern man who outside of work enjoys mountain biking, fly fishing and his family life.Over the years Anderson has had many achievements taking the turnover of Foodstuffs South Island from $1.

“This is one of the driving forces behind the role of the Foodstuffs (South Island) Community Trust which was established in 2001 with the sole purpose of giving back to South Island communities.The Trust supports individuals, schools, charities and community organisations making funding available to provide support with community welfare, education and cultural and recreational activities across the South Island.

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