Ben Boase is Manuka Health’s CEO He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has extensive corporate finance and strategy experience having worked at Deloitte (in Melbourne and London) for more than 10 years covering capital markets, valuations, private equity, mergers and acquisitions and strategy.
Most recently Ben was the M&A and Strategy Director at a large, branded FMCG food manufacturer in the UK (Burton’s Biscuits) building a reputation for creating and executing business wide transformational strategies and step-change performance.
Ben will lead Mānuka Health as we embark on our next chapter of growth, delivering natural wellness products to more families and households around the world
Harry Woods is Chief Commercial Officer at Manuka Health, specialising in global food industry sales. He previously worked at Fonterra for 14 years where he held a variety of international sales roles covering markets in South East Asia, Middle East, Africa and Europe.
Harry has built a reputation in the dairy industry for building and implementing successful market growth strategies, developing long term sustainable partnerships and leading highly engaged sales teams.
At Manuka Health Harry is responsible for developing the global sales strategies for our markets.
With an experienced sales team, and a world class customer service operation based in Te Awamutu, Harry strives to take Manuka Health to a global leadership position with the Manuka industry.
Kate Kember is Manuka Health’s General Manager, Marketing and Research & Development. Kate is an experienced, strategic marketer with more than 15 years’ marketing experience across B2B, Corporate and FMCG brands, holding global and local market roles.
Kate most recently held roles within Fonterra, across multiple areas of the business. She has an extensive range of skills including consumer, service and corporate brand development, corporate reputation and social responsibility programmes, leadership, culture and team development.
At Manuka Health Kate is leading the global marketing and product development programme, ensuring that the company continues to build an exceptional natural healthcare brand.
David Campbell is Manuka Health’s General Manager, Apiculture Operations. He has more than 10 years’ agribusiness experience and has been a beekeeper for over 20 years. David is a qualified Veterinary Scientist and a Nuffield Scholar. He is respected for his dairy sector achievements including developing and leading unique livestock performance strategies, management of multi-farm businesses and on-farm innovation.
At Manuka Health David is responsible for the growing beekeeping operation as well as working with beekeeper supplier partners to ensure bee products of the highest quality are produced and sourced.
Ciaran Quinn is Mānuka Health’s GM-Finance with responsibility for leading and developing the Finance and IT functions of the business. Over the last three years Ciaran has significantly developed the team, our systems and our process across finance and IT, including the implementation of a world class ERP system and refinancing the company’s debt package.
Ciaran joined Mānuka Health from PWC across Ireland, Atlanta and New Zealand. Ciaran is a Chartered Accountant with substantial acquisition, divestiture and IPO transaction experience across a wide range of industries and broad experience in all aspects of accounting, auditing and financial management. Previous direct experience with retail operations management and supply chain management. Strong IT skills, particularly with MS Excel and Financial Reporting Applications.