Kate Kember - General Manager Marketing 

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 - General Manager Apiculture Operations

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.

Syntia Leite - General Manager People and Culture

Syntia is a strategic Senior HR Executive with extensive global experience within the FMCG, IT, and Telecommunication industries. She built her experience in multiple roles across Brazil, China, Singapore, APAC region and during the last 2yrs in working as the Head of People for Watties in New Zealand.

Syntia has worked closely with the Executive Leadership Team to influence the business growth through coaching and HR programs in place supporting the business to grow through clear and robust HR Strategy. 
At Manuka Health Syntia is leading the People and Culture area with the opportunity to support the company to expand and achieve more thorough a strong people strategy, bringing to Manuka Health a passion for people and being a tireless advocate for how HR can support the business to succeed.