Board of Directors
Management team
Management team

Tim Winter

Commercial and Technology Development Manager

Tim has worked at Tatua from 1993 to 1998 and from 2001 to present in a variety of roles including R&D Technologist, Business Development Manager North Asia, and Business Manager of both the Specialty Nutritionals and Bionutrients divisions. His considerable dairy industry experience includes commercialisation of new products and processes, operational and market technical , food technology expertise, international sales development and business unit management. In his current role he is responsible for developing new commercial opportunities outside of Tatua’s traditional products, technologies and markets.

Brendhan Greaney

Chief Executive Officer


Brendhan has recently been appointed Chief Executive Officer at Tatua. Prior to his appointment he was GM Operations for six years. Brendhan Greaney is an experienced Senior Executive with extensive dairy industry experience. He steps up from the position of General Manager Operations with Tatua which he held for six and a half years. Brendhan’s previous career was with Fonterra where he held various roles, including regional operations and regional business roles in the Middle East and SE Asia. Brendhan is qualified with a Bachelor of Management Studies from The University of Waikato with majors in Accounting and Finance. Brendhan will be Tatua’s ninth CEO, or equivalent leader in its 102 year history.


John Powell

General Manager - Marketing And Sales

B.Sc., Dip. Dairy Sci & Tech.

John joined Tatua in 2002 and leads the global sales, marketing, product development, export and customer service teams. He is also a director of Tatua’s subsidiary companies in China, Japan and USA. He has more than 30 years experience in the Dairy industry with a strong emphasis on establishment and growth of specialised added value businesses.

Paul McGilvary

Former Chief Executive Officer

Former Chief Executive at Tatua since 2008 until his retirement in January 2017.


Paul van Boheemen

Supplier Services Manager

BSc, PG. Dip. Bus Admin.

Employed at Tatua since 1994, Paul has extensive experience as Suppler Services Manager, responsible for Tatua shareholder on-farm performance management. Prior to joining Tatua, Paul’s background is in environmental management roles in local government. Paul manages the Supplier Services team ensuring best-practise farm management and farming systems on Tatua supply farms.

Pier Pilkington

Human Resources Manager

B Soc. Sci – HR & Industrial Relations

Pier joined Tatua in 2012 as Tatua’s HR Manager. Her previous experience includes more than 20 years’ in human resources management roles in the HR industry in the UK and New Zealand, including various HR roles at Fonterra. Pier manages the HR team, responsible for Tatua’s employees.

Colin Foster

General Manager Finance And Administration

B.M.S., C.A., Grad. Dip. Treas. & Fin. Mgmt.

Colin has worked in the New Zealand dairy industry since 1985, and at Tatua since 1995. His experience includes financial and management accounting roles with NZ Dairy Group. Colin currently leads the finance and ICT teams at Tatua.